Yan Lei 颜磊
Yan Lei (b. 1965, Hebei, China. Lives and works in Beijing) graduated from the China Academy of Art (Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts) in 1991. In 2002, he was awarded the Chinese Contemporary Art Award for Best Artist. His practice spans a variety of media, including performance, photography, painting, sculpture, and installation, and has always focused on ridiculing and questioning the role of the artist, creativity and the power structures of the contemporary art world.
1965 年出生于河北省，1991 年毕业于中国美术学院（原浙江美术学院），2002 年获得中国当代艺术奖最杰出艺术家奖，现生活工作于北京。颜磊的艺术创作跨越行为、摄影、绘画、雕塑、装置等各种媒介，其作品保持了他一贯的对当代艺术世界中的艺术家、创作及权力关系的尖锐调侃与质疑。