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Yuan Jai (袁旃)


Yuan Jai was born in 1941 in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, into a family for whom art and culture were part of daily life, and grew up immersed in Chinese calligraphy and painting.

Exhibitions & Projects

Yuan Jai@Center Pompidou exhibition view12

Yuan Jai
5 Feb – 27 Apr 2020
The Centre Pompidou, Paris

The Weight of Lightness: Ink Art at M+
13 Oct 2017— 14 Jan 2018
West Kowloon M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong


2017 Yuan Jai Auspicious Cranes

 Yuan Jai, Auspicious Cranes, 2017, ink and colour on silk, 171 × 118 cm
Courtesy of the Artist and Vitamin Creative Space

Give Me a Pair of Elegant Wings and the Light Contained within Darkness ——“Memos for the Next Millennium” for Yuan Jai