Born in Jianying, Fujian Province in 1983, Chen Mingqiang studied in the School of Experimental Art at Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts, graduating with a BA in 2008 and an MFA in 2013. Lü Shengzhong, an influential teacher, sparked his interest in little-known folk art traditions, and their possible incorporation into contemporary art practices. His work has been included in numerous curated exhibitions in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Chen Mingqiang lives and works in Beijing, where he lectures at the Central Academy of Fine Arts.
The White Rabbit Collection is one of the world’s most extensive and significant collections of contemporary art from China. With a focus on works created since the year 2000, the Collection contains almost 3,000 works by over 750 artists and continues to expand. Note that when you click on the link below you will be forwarded to the White Rabbit Collection website.