Huang Yong Ping

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang.
Huang Yong Ping (2016)

Huáng Yǒng Pīng (Chinese: 黄永砯; 18 February 1954 – 20 October 2019)[1] was a Chinese-French contemporary artist and one of the most famous Chinese Avant-garde artists. He was born in Xiamen, China. He was seen as the most controversial artist of the Chinese art scene in the 1980s.[2]

In 1999, Huang represented France in the Venice Biennale. In 2016, his piece "Empires" was selected for the Monumenta biennial exposition at the Grand Palais in Paris.[3]

Huang died in Paris, aged 65, on 20 October 2019.[4] The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage.[5]

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  1. Greenberger, Alex (Oct 20, 2019). "Huang Yong Ping, Provocateur Artist Who Pushed Chinese Art in New Directions, Has Died at 65". Retrieved Oct 20, 2019.
  2. Koppel-Yang, Martina. "Semiotic Warfare" (PDF). Timezone 8. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  3. "Monumenta 2016". Minor Sights. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. "【逝者】当代艺术家黄永砅逝世 享年65岁". Artron.net.
  5. "Huang Yong Ping, 65, Dies; His Art Saw a World of Power Struggles". The New York Times. 29 October 2019.