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Amsterdam

Flatland Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Some Days
Lijnbaansgracht 314
1017 WZ Amsterdam
Netherlands


February 2nd, 2013 - February 23rd, 2013
 
Some Days 65, Wang NingdeWang Ningde, Some Days 65,
2009, C-Type Hand Print, 123 x 160 cm
© Courtesy of the artist and Flatland Gallery
Some Days - 5 , Wang NingdeWang Ningde, Some Days - 5 ,
2009, C-Type Hand Print, 123 x 160 cm
© Courtesy of the artist and Flatland Gallery
Some Days - 34, Wang NingdeWang Ningde, Some Days - 34,
C-Type Hand Print
© Courtesy of the artist and Flatland Gallery
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In our gallery in AMSTERDAM, we are proud to present a solo show of the Chinese contemporary photographer Wang Ningde (1972). His work stands for a China in an undoubtedly contemporary manner, yet the weight of the Cultural Revolution is very much present.

In his best-known photographic series “Some Days” in which his subjects have their eyes closed, the images relate to his own childhood, his growing up, his family, the memory, sexuality. Yet they form a general inquire into these matters too, and although peaceful and meditative, they can be quietly unsettling.

Wang Ningde graduated from the Photography Department of the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang in 1995. Wang Ningde currently works and lives in Beijing. His work is in the private collection of Dr. Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland, the Franks-Suss Collection, London, the Guy & Myriam Ullens Collection, Beijing, The Estella Collection, New York and the Red Mansion Foundation, London.


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