• Galerie Urs Meile Beijing is honored to announce Shao Fan (Yu Han)’s exhibition Recent Works. Following the artist’s last solo show Big Rabbit + in 2016, this upcoming exhibition will extend the focus onto new developments in his contemporary ink explorations.

    Along with his diverse body of work—including painting, sculpture, landscape art and design—ink painting has always been anessential field of interest for Shao Fan, and in recent years has resulted in adistinct body of work predominantly depicting portraits of animals. His works speaks to an almost obsessive fascination with Chinese traditional culture and its peculiar appreciation of oldness. At the same time, they further embody concepts and leanings of contemporary art in an international context, something particularly noticeable in his large-scale animal portraiture.




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  • Shao Fan, style name Yu Han, was born in 1964 to a family of artists in Beijing, where he has lived ever since. He studied painting with his mother and father from a young age.

    Numerous museums around the world, such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Peabody Museum of Salem in the United States, The National Art Museum of China, The Victoria and Albert Museum in England, Hong Kong’s M+ Museum, and The Fukuoka Art Museum in Japan, Royal Ontario Museum in Canada, Sigg Collection, Erlenmeyer Foundation in Switzerland, among others, have been collecting his works since 1988.

    Galerie Urs Meile
    +86(0)10 6433 3393
    beijing@galerieursmeile.com galerie@galerieursmeile.com
    D10,798 East Street, 798 Art District, No.2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang district,100015 Beijing, China