Conceived from Chou’s notion of “daylight” as a manifestation of the passing or suspension of time, herein lies a subtle critique of mass media, institutions and the mechanisms that produce them, referencing Walter Benjamin’s essay “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. Seemingly mechanical, ‘Day …

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Modified, shifted, or transferred elements amounting to new relationships between status and object: herein lies the pulse of Chou Yu-Cheng’s practice that builds, across multiple mediums, a subtle critique of mass media, institutions and the mechanisms that produce them. A graduate from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, and the research programme La Seine, Chou has gained international recognition for his dialectical interplay between the source and results of his creations. Through his selective conversations, Chou shapes a minimal yet deliberate set of intellectual and aesthetic tricks, which ultimately play on the properties of art, object and space. Running throughout Chou’s practice is the process of cooperation and display. Often borrowing objects from companies, museums or factories, Chou sets to make the mechanism of art production and organisation visible.

Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2018
Chou Yu-Cheng: Refresh, Sacrifice, New Hygiene, Infection, Clean, Robot, Air, Housekeeping, jackercleaning.com, Cigarette, Dyson, Modern People IIITKG+
2016
Chemical Gilding, Keep Calm, Galvanise, Pray, Gradient, Ashes, Manifestation, Unequal, Dissatisfaction, Capitalise, Incense Burner, Survival, Agitation, Hit, Day Light. II | Chou Yu-chengEdouard Malingue Gallery
2010
Very Hard - Chou, Yu-cheng’s solo exhibitionAki Gallery
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Daylight Gradient #6 日光漸層 #6, 2019

Acrylic on canvas, framed
85 × 70 9/10 × 1 2/5 in
216 × 180 × 3.5 cm
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Conceived from Chou’s notion of “daylight” as a manifestation of the passing or suspension of time, …

Medium
Frame
Included

Modified, shifted, or transferred elements amounting to new relationships between status and object: herein lies the pulse of Chou Yu-Cheng’s practice that builds, across multiple mediums, a subtle critique of mass media, institutions and the mechanisms that produce them. A graduate from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, and the research programme La Seine, Chou has gained international recognition for his dialectical interplay between the source and results of his creations. Through his selective conversations, Chou shapes a minimal yet deliberate set of intellectual and aesthetic tricks, which ultimately play on the properties of art, object and space. Running throughout Chou’s practice is the process of cooperation and display. Often borrowing objects from companies, museums or factories, Chou sets to make the mechanism of art production and organisation visible.

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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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