Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2023

Guo Fengyi

Macao Art Museum, Macao, China


Guo Fengyi’s paintings are currently on display at Macao Art Museum, participating in the main exhibition of “Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale”.The three works exhibited include Avalokiteshvara 1 (1991), Lao Jun (1997), and Mammon (2007). Opening on July 28, 2023, and curated by Qiu Zhijie, the Biennale adopts “The Statistics of Fortune” as its theme to explore the clashes and interactions between science and religion. The exhibition includes paintings, prints, photographs, mixed media, sculptural installations, videos, etc.


Guo Fengyi (b. 1942, Xi’an, China; d. 2010) stepped into the contemporary art world with The Long March—A Walking Visual Display (2002), where she produced site-specific works in the Yunnan Province in China with American artist Judy Chicago. Her works have since been exhibited at the 2005 Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic; 2005 Yokohama Triennial, Yokohama, Japan; 2006 Taipei Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan; and 2010 Gwangju Biennale, Korea. Her works have appeared in solo exhibitions at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (2009) and Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG), Vancouver, Canada (2012). In 2013 she was one of two Chinese artists featured in Massimiliano Gioni’s The Encyclopedic Palace at the Venice Biennale, Italy. In the same year, her works were featured in Alternative Guide to the Universe, Hayward Gallery, London, and at Carnegie International, Pittsburgh. In 2020, The Drawing Center presented Guo’s first major New York institutional show, and later the exhibition traveled to SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah. In 2021, Guo’s works were presented at “Phase 3: An Exhibition” of the 13th Shanghai Biennale “Bodies of Water”.

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