Zhao Yao

Born 1981 Sichuan province, lives and works in Beijing, member of GUEST

Selected exhibitions
“ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice” at UCCA, Beijing, January 13 – April 14, 2013

Born in 1981 in Luzhou, Sichuan Province, Zhao attended the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, where he graduated from the Design Department. He has participated in major group exhibitions at Tate Modern (2010) and the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in Michigan (2012-13) and enjoyed three very successful solo shows in China, two at Beijing Commune and at Taikang Space, a prominent non-profit organization funded by Taikang Life, an insurance company. In 2012 this magazine controversially awarded Zhao’s “I Am Your Night” at Beijing Commune exhibition of the year, over Liu Wei’s “Trilogy” show at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai. Recently Zhao at Pace Gallery was Zhao’s first solo exhibition in the UK at the Pace Gallery.