The Sun Series of ¡°Nirvana Re-birth¡± was Sun Liangang¡¯s solo exhibition in the 57th Venice Biennale. Hosted by Sun Gallery of New York and co-organized by Italian curator Umberto Putzu, Rosanna Ossola, and New York curator Xiaojuan Xie, this exhibition includes the works of arts created by Sun Liangang in 2015 and 2016.
A Beijing native, born in 1969, Sun Liangang has been a well-known celebrity in Chinese contemporary artist community. He was the founder of Caochangdi Art District (an art district commonly known as ¡°Beijing¡¯s Williamsburg¡±). In addition, Mr. Sun is a professor at Oxford Art Academe. He is also a director of Chinese Artists Association and an artistic advisor at Columbia University along with other professional title and recognitions. Amongst the insiders in New York, he is best known as the initiator of contemporary Ideographism.