• Xiyao Wang

Xiyao Wang



Wang Xiyao 王茜瑶 was born in 1992 in Chongqing, China, and lives and works in Berlin and China. Wang’s abstract painting can best be described as movement captured on canvas, as expressing a feeling of boundlessness and unbridled life energy. She combines various techniques such as oil and acrylic painting, chalk, graphite and oil sticks. Although her expressive lines draw on the tradition of Asian masters, she works without the classic materials of her homeland.

For Wang, who grew up in modest circumstances in a small country town in Southwest China, art was of central importance right from the start – her father is also an artist. Being not only talented, but also hard-working and ambitious, she was accepted to study art at the renowned Sichuan Fine Arts Institute when she was eighteen. After graduating at the age of twenty-two, she emigrated to Germany to discover new perspectives and broaden her view of painting, studying art for a further five years, three of them with Werner Büttner.   @ courtesy of  the artist & T. R. Böse


  • Upcoming: Solo Show at König Galerie, Berlin, Germany (March 2023)
  • Upcoming: Solo Show at Arndt Collection, Cape Schanck, Australia (December 2022)
  • "The Crystalline Moon Palace" at Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France (2022)
  • "Castle in the air" at Gerber Stauffer Fine Arts, Zurich, Switzerland (2021/2022)
  • "A dance to fly in the blossoming trees" at A Thousand Plateaus Gallery, Chengdu, China (2021)
  • "Peach Blossom Spring Story" at Soy Capitán Gallery, Berlin Germany (2019)
  • Solo Show at Paul Roosen Contemporary, Hamburg, Germany (2019)


  • Die Klasse Anselm Reyle at Galerie Noah - Glaspalast Augsburg, Germany (2022)
  • Post-me Generation:How to write about young artists - curated by Fiona Lu at Tang Contemporary Art Gallery, Beijing, China (2022)
  • What You See Is What You Get at Massimo De Carlo Gallery, Milano, UK (2022)
  • The Best Of All Possible Worlds - Summer presentation of artworks from the Arndt Collection, Cape Schanck, Australia (2022)
  • MISA DISCOVERIES at König Galerie, Berlin, Germany (2021)
  •  "Low Fever" at Tang Contemporary Art Gallery, Hongkong, China (2021)
  • "Jung x 5" - Group show at Plain Gallery, Milan, Italy (2021)
  • at A Thousand Plateaus Gallery, Chengdu , China (2020) 
  • Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany (2020)
  •  "The River" at Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany (2020) 
  • "Summer Fling" at Beehive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2019)
  • "Yellow Reflection" at Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, France (2019)
  • "Taipei Dangdai" with Vacancy Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (2019)
  • Various shows in China, Germany, Great Britain, France, Taiwan, USA (2011-2018)

Art Fairs

  • Art Cologne 2022, Germany (with König Galerie)
  • Art Basel 2022, Switzerland (with Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin)
  • Solo Booth at Beijing Contemporary Art Expo 2022 with Tang Contemporary Art, China (2022)
  • Art Dubai 2022 (with Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin)
  • Felix Art Fair Los Angeles 2022, USA (with Luce Gallery)
  • Arco Madrid 2022, Spain (with Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin)
  • Untitled, Art Miami Beach 2021, USA (with Luce Gallery)
  • Art Verona, Italy 2021 (with Plain Gallery)

Xiyao Wang is exhibited by Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Massimo De Carlo Gallery,  König Galerie and Tang Contemporary Art Gallery.

Instagram:  @xiyaowangart

Work in Collection

Das Kunstmagazin: Die Oszillatorin - über die junge chinesische Künstlerin Xiyao Wang