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Xu Tan  1957, CN

Rank (2014): 4346 – 

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New Media Art, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

China 19
Germany 7
Italy 6
United Kingdom 4

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Artist Rank
Cao Fei  232 15
Zheng Guogu  2732 13
Wang Jianwei  1140 10
Lin Yilin  4870 10
Yang Fudong  181 10

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Boers-Li Gallery, China 3
  Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, China 2
  BizArt, China 2
  Vitamin Creative Space, China 2
  La Biennale di Venezia, Italy 2

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1957 Born in Wuhan, Hubei (CN)

Lives and works in between Shanghai and Guangzhou (CN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 55  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   4

   Xu Tan - Searching for Keywords - - Location One, New York City, NY (closed, 2013)

   Xu Tan - Loose - Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, Guangdong

   Did you see it? - Xu Tan in Venice - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)

   Xu Tan - Qing Hua Porcelain (Blue & White) - - Location One, New York City, NY (closed, 2013)


to top Group shows   51

   Credit Suisse Today Art Award 2012 Finalists Exhibition - Today Art Museum, Beijing
   Jetlag - Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover
   Sensory Training - Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, Guangdong

   1st CAFAM Biennial 2011 - Super-Organism - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
   Moving Image in China 1988-2011 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Description  Other Possible Worlds - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
    Surplus Goodlookingness - Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, Beijing

   Out of the Box - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   UPDATING CHINA - Art and Architecture Exhibition on Sustainable Urban Development in China - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai
   The Narrators 陈述者 - - Inheritance – Shenzhen, Shenzhen (closed, 2010)

   Territoria 4, Il grande balzo - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
Description  Whose Exhibition Is This? - Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Description and image  53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   time versus fashion - Kunstverein Nürtingen e.V., Nürtingen
Description  China China China!!! - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich (England)
Description and image  Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Ar - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

   Sprout from White Nights - Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
   Unstern. Sinistre. Disastro. - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
   Poorism - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Critical Moment - New Media & Installation - OV Gallery (Oriental Vista), Shanghai
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   China China China !!! - Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina (CCCS), Florence

   Hyper Cities / Über Städte - Museen Dahlem, Berlin
   Perpetual Art Machine - Video Art in the Age of the Internet - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
   Chinese Video Now - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (England)

   China Power Station: Part I - Serpentine Gallery, London (England)
   Accumulation - Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, Beijing
Description and image  The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - By New York P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center - Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
   China Contemporary - Architecture, photography and visual culture - NAI - Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam
   Through Popular Expression - Galeria Plan B, Cluj
   Take it - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Jiang Hu - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
   Jiang Hu - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
   34 Contemporary Chinese Artists - Anna Kustera Gallery, New York City, NY
   Through Popular Expression - International Project Space, Birmingham (England)
   Guangzhou - KünstlerInnen aus Kanton (China) aus der Sammlung Sigg - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   GuestRoom #3: Vitamin creative space - Museum het Domein, Sittard

   The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   Two Asias, Two Europes - An International exhibition of Contemporary Art - Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
   Out of Sight - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Blind Date – Ein deutsch-chinesisches Kunstprojekt - Galerie Münsterland, Emsdetten

   Dial 62761232 - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)

Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   New Year and New Location Exhibition - EASTLINK Gallery, Shanghai

   4th Gwangju Biennale - PAUSE - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

Description  2. Berlin Biennale für Zeitgenössische Kunst - berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, Berlin

   Fuori uso 2000 The Bridges - Fuori uso, Pescara

   Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3) - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD

   Taipei Biennial 1998 - Site of desire - Taipei Biennial, Taipei

Description and image  Cities on the move - Wiener Secession, Vienna


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 OV Gallery (Oriental Vista), Shanghai


 Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin


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 Long March Space, Beijing


 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur


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