Yu Nancheng

Chinese + Kongfu 2, 2015
Oil on Canvas, 100 x 200 cm


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About the artwork

Ting Yu Nancheng (Fish), a professional artist, was born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province in 1956 and currently lives in Shanghai. Yu is known to local and Western art collectors alike as “Fish”, because of the resemblance of his family name to the word for fish (鱼 yú) in Mandarin. He studied painting early in his childhood and has been engaged in art creation for up to 40 years. In the last few years he broke new ground in the field of oil painting by his original artistic style. PAINTING TECHNIQUE : The oil is painted layer by layer.Using traditional "Chinese Red" as the main element of the expression_r of the artistic subjects——combined with different somewhat misty and faraway temporal and special backgrounds, thus presenting powerful visual impact, warmth, ardor and lasting aftertaste, drawing the admirer into their dynamic vitality. ARTWORKS : Nowadays there are gorgeous series in works of "Taichi", "New Shanghai", "the Quintessence of Chinese Culture", "Dancers" and "Flowers" as well. His work has been exhibited across China and collected at home and abroad, including by various art institutions and by professional art collectors in different regions and countries, such as the U.S.A, U.K., Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Japan and Middle East. He has been interviewed several times in a special TV program "Show" by International Channel Shanghai (ICS), and widely reported in the mass media. His artworks have been exhibited at the Shanghai Art Fair in 2009 and 2010.

About the artist

Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province in 1956, Yu Nancheng currently resides in Shanghai and has been engaged in art creation for more than 40 years. His artworks have been exhibited across China and are collected by art institutions and professional art collectors around the world in locations such as the U.S, Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Japan and the Middle Eastern countries. Yu’s breakthrough technique of layers by palette knife application revolutionised the world of Chinese oil painting, with his contrasting Chinese and Western techniques embellishing his signature mediums.

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