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Xu Zhen 1977, CN

Rank (2014): 257 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 187

    Ongoing solo exhibitions 1

    until 26 Dec 2014
    XU Zhen - Blissful As Gods - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 26 Feb 2015
    V&P - ShanghART Beijing, Beijing
    until 17 Jan 2015
    By Proxy - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

    Solo shows 29

    2014
    Xu Zhen - Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
    Xu Zhen by MadeIn Company - Prey - Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris
    Shanghart Supermarket - ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
    Xu Zhen: A MadeIn Company Production - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    2013
    The Last Few Mosquitoes - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Xu Zhen - Movement Field - Long March Space, Beijing
    MadeIn Company - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    2012
    Madein Company - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
    Xu Zhen - The last Few Mosquitos - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Sleeping Life Away - Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris
    2011
    Action of Consciousness - Space 1 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Xu Zhen - Made in Company - Long March Space, Beijing
    Physique Of Consciousness - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
    2010
    Don\'t hang your faith on the wall - Long March Space, Beijing
    MadeIn: There are new species! What do you suppose they are called? - Fabien Fryns Fine Art - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Xu Zhen - Video Works - Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
    Spread - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    2009
    Spread - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    MadeIn - Seeing One\'s Own Eyes | europalia.china - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    Xu Zhen - Lonely Miracle: Middle East Contemporary Art - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    The Last Few Mosquitoes - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
    2008
    Impossible is nothing - Long March Space, Beijing
    XU ZHEN - Just Did It - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2006
    Project Shanghai - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
    An Animal - BizArt, Shanghai
    Xu Zhen - 8848- 1.86 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    2005
    Xu Zhen - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
    2002
    XuZhen - A Young Man - BizArt, Shanghai
    2001
    The Liminal Body - Centre A - Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, BC

    Group shows 158

    2014
    Collective Thoughts Divided Worlds - ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
    Asia Triennial Manchester - Asia Triennial Manchester, Manchester
    The 12th National Art Exhibition - Experimental Art - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    Silence - Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris
    Metal Matters: Reflection to Oxidation - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Right Is Wrong: Four Decades of Chinese Art from the M+ Sigg Collection - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    My Generation: Young Chinese Artists - Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
    do it Moscow - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    Room Service - Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
    Pandamonium - Media Art From Shanghai - MOMENTUM, Berlin
    2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFAM Biennal, Beijing
    5 Plus - ShanghART Beijing, Beijing
    Things From the Gallery Warehouse 6 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Starlight - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    truth, beauty, freedom and money - K11 Art Space, Shanghai
    2013
    The Spectacle of the Spectacles - ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
    28 Chinese 中华廿八人 - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
    The Garden of Diversion - Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu
    Coup de Ville 2013 – Attracted by Another Level - WARP, Sint-Niklaas
    12th Biennale de Lyon 2013 - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
    Clutch - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Group Exhibition: Portrait of the Times - 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Long March Space, Beijing
    Revel--Celebrating Moca\'s 8 Years In Shanghai - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
    China China - PinchukArtCentre, Kiev
    Re-Reading - ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
    13 Rooms - Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, NSW
    Movement No.2 - Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004-2013 - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
    Foundational Work - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    New Town Ghosts - Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004–2013 - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
    Move on Asia - Videokunst in Asien 2002 bis 2012 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    2012
    7th Asia Pacific Triennial Of Contemporary Art (apt7) - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Art of Change: New Directions from China - Hayward Gallery, London
    Edit - Image Fetish and Phobia - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Newtopia - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
    Soundworks - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    Move: Art And Dance Since 1960s - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea - Gwacheon, Gwacheon
    Fremde Überall – Foreigners Everywhere - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Pomeranz Collection - Jüdisches Museum Wien, Vienna
    Arsenale 2012 - ARSENALE - Ukrainian Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev
    Shanghai ! La Tentation de l’occident - Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
    Shanghart Group Exhibition - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    2011
    Shanghart Winter Group Exhibition - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Shanghart Gallery Autumn Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Sunshine Days - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
    Daybreak - Arario Beijing, Beijing
    Moving Image in China 1988-2011 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
    11 Rooms - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
    A C T ► T I O N - Long March Space, Beijing
    Shanghart Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Spring Group - Long March Space, Beijing
    A Pile of Passion - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Community of Tastes:Chinese Contemporary Art since 2000 - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
    2010
    21st Century: Art in the First Decade - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Culture(s) of Copy - Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong
    Culture(s) of Copy - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
    China-Fenster: Big Draft – Shanghai – Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    China Power Station - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
    Conception As Enzyme - A4 Gallery, Chengdu, Sichuan
    8th Shanghai Biennale - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
    2010 01 SJ Biennial - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
    Busan Biennale 2010 - Living in Evolution - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    Act I:Long March Project–Ho Chi Minh Trail - Long March Space, Beijing
    Great Performances - Pace Beijing, Beijing
    Comunidad de gustos. Arte contemporáneo chino desde el 2000 - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
    Retro-Tech - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Culture(s) of Copy/ 重復 重造 翻譯 - Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong
    The State of Things, Brussels/Beijing - National Art Museum of China - NAMOC, Beijing
    Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
    All About the Bed - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Things that ony an artist can do - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Winter Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    2009
    ShanghART Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Breaking forecast: 8 key figures of china\'s new generation artists - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Footloose - Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
    The State of Things - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
    Shanghype! - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
    The Conspiracy - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
    AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya
    Matters Of Faith - James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
    imPOSSIBLE: Eight Chinese Artists - San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery - SFACG, San Francisco, CA
    8 Chinese Artists Engage Absurdity - Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
    2008
    Five Years of DUOLUN - Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
    AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
    Involved - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Platform Seoul 2008 - doART Seoul, Seoul
    Life? Biomorphic Forms in Sculpture - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
    Xu Zhen, Folkert de Jong, and Martha Colburn - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
    AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
    Absurd Recreation - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
    The world of others - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
    CWLWXZ - Esther Schipper, Berlin
    China Power Station:Part III - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
    Community of Tastes - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Comme des bêtes. Ours, chat, cochon & Cie - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
    Shanghype - Futura, Prague
    Zhù Yi ! - China actual photography - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
    The Real Thing - Contemporary Art from China - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    Selected - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    2007
    Tomorrow - Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul
    10th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    China Power Station: Part II - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
    A L'HORIZON DE SHANGI_LA - 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
    Individual Position 2 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    China Welcomes You... - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
    Chinese Video Now - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
    NONO——Self-Curated Exhibition of Latest Artworks by 11 Individual Artists - Long March Space, Beijing
    Zhù yi! Fotografía actual en China - ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz
    Soif d\'aujourd\'hui - Jeunes vidéastes asiatiques - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    2006
    It's all right! - BizArt, Shanghai
    ALLLOOKSAME? TUTTTUGUALE? - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
    China Power Station: Part I - Serpentine Gallery, London
    The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - By New York P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center - Platform China - Beijing, Beijing
    Through Popular Expression - Galeria Plan B, Cluj
    Take it - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
    Building Code Violations - Long March Space, Beijing
    Never Go Out Without My DV Cam - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid
    Restless - Photography and New Media - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
    Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
    Through Popular Expression - International Project Space, Birmingham
    Microcosm - Chinese Comtemporary Art - Macau Museum of Art, Macao
    The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    2005
    The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
    Zooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video from the Haudens - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Something's Happening - BizArt, Shanghai
    Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the U.S. - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Yokohama 2005 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama
    Monkey Work Coconut - Mercer Union, Toronto, ON
    Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
    Urban / Culture the 2nd CP Biennale - Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta
    Zooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese Video - Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
    Zooming into Focus - Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore
    "Follow Me! Chinese Contemporary Art at the Threshold of the New Millennium" - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Outsider - Long March Space, Beijing
    Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    2004
    shanghai surprise - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
    Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
    5th Shanghai Biennale - Techniques of the visible - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
    Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    All under heaven - China now! - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
    Zooming into Focus - Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
    Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Samek Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA
    Feverish Unconscious: The Digital Culture in Contemporary China - Chambers Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
    China - Video Generation - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
    2003
    Paradis fabriqués - Le Parvis - scène nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Ibos
    Zooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese photography from the Haudenschild Collection - San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
    Nasty - BizArt, Shanghai
    Media Center Project - Long March Space, Beijing
    2002
    Bangkok - BizArt, Shanghai
    Fourth Annual Video Marathon - Art in General, New York City, NY
    2001
    Living in time - 29 zeitgenössische Künstler aus China - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
    49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    "TAKE PART" - Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kunst - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
    1998
    It's all right - BizArt, Shanghai

    Dealer Directory 5

    Belgium
    Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
    China
    James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
    ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    France
    Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris
    USA
    James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

    Collections 3

    China
    Long March Space, Beijing
    France
    Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
    USA
    Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

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