Wang Guangyi 王廣義
born 1957, Heilongjiang
Wang Guangyi (born 1957, Harbin) graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, in 1984. A founding member of the Northern Art Group in the 1980s, he is a major figure of the Political Pop movement and is known for producing works that juxtapose propaganda images from the Cultural Revolution with contemporary Western advertising. Wang lives and works in Beijing.