Step into Zhang Yunyao's temporary studio in Paris and see how the city has shaped his artistic journey, leading to a new body of works created during the time of Covid-19 and his first solo exhibition in Europe at Galerie Marguo.
I've always been trying to paint subjects that already have one foot in the grave, while the rest is entirely new
— Zhang Yunyao
Vanessa Guo, formerly Director of Hauser & Wirth’s activity in Asia, and Paris art dealer, Jean-Mathieu Martini, launched a brand-new gallery in Paris, Galerie Marguo, on 19 October 2020. The new gallery is inaugurated with an exhibition of new works by Shanghai-based artist Zhang Yunyao, which runs through 19 December 2020.