Fabienne Verdier  (French, 1962) 


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Fabienne Verdier Biography
1962   Born, March 3, Paris
1979 - 1983   Graduated from Toulouse School of Fine Arts
1983   Grand prix Contest of Painting Toulouse City
1983   Awarded the first scholarship of Chinese studies with the twin town program of Chongquing City and Toulouse City
1983   Studies Art at the Institute of Fine Arts Sichuan, China
1982 - 1984   Studies Chinese at the Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations in Paris
1989   Graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts Sichuan, Excellence Prize
1989   Membership in the Calligraphers Association Sichuan
1989   Participation at the International Calligraphy Show at the Palace of Fine Arts Beijing
1989 - 1991   Attaché Culture at the French Embassy Beijing, person in charge of exchange and artistic cooperation
1991   Honorary member in the National Association for compared French-Chinese Studies
1994   Rêves de Pierre is published by Editions Paroles d’Aube. Essay by Anne Pion, Mine leads drawings by Fabienne Verdier
1998   Public order by the National Center of Plastic Art for the poster of the Avignon Festival
2000   Les carnets du calligraphe, Chinese poetry, is published by Ed. Albin Michel, essay by François Cheng, works by Fabienne Verdier (24 reproductions of originals).
2001   Order of a big work by the Cabinet Valode and the Pistre Architectes for the “Antares” building, Boulogne-Billancourt
2001   Creation of a contemporary fresco to the theme Journey in the mineral
2002   Order for a manuscript recalling Fabienne Verdier’s way and esthetical researches in China by Albin Michel
2003   State Comission by the French minister of foreign affairs and the Chinese minister of culture for a logo and a visual identity for the crossed years: The Chinese year in France and the French year in China.
2003   Passagère du Silence . Dix ans d’initiation en Chine, published by Ed. Albin Michel. Narration about the studies under the last big masters of the Chinese painting
2003   Entry in the E. de Rothschild collection
2003   Entry in the permanent collection of the Cernuschi Museum.
2004   Creation and installation of works for the Abbaye de Silvacane (Center of national monuments and Aix-en-Provence City)
2004   Entry in the Bruce Kovner collection
2005   François Pinault Collection.
2005   Barbier-Muller Collection.
2007   Entre Ciel et Terre. Monograph of the last ten years of creation, published by Ed. Albin Michel
2007   Interview about painting with Charles Juliet, published by Ed. Albin Michel
2007   Entry in the Fondation H. Looser collection
2007   Entry in the collection of National Museum of Modern Art Centre Pompidou
2007   H. Looser Foundation Collection.
2007   National Museum of Modern Art Centre Pompidou collection.
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Art Plural Gallery, Singapore (solo)
2012   Fine Art Asia 2012, Art Plural Gallery, Hong Kong
2012   Art Stage Singapore 2012, Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
2011   Regards Croisés: A Selection of Asian Contemporary Art, Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
2009   FIAC, Paris
2009   Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris
2009   elles@centrepompidou, Artistes Femmes Dans Les Collections du Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
2009   Painting, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France (solo)
2008   « Expansion-Résonance », Jaeger Bucher Gallery, Paris (Catalogue) (solo)
2008   Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2006   Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2006   Art Paris 06, Grand Palais, Galerie Alice Pauli.
2005   Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne (solo)
2005   Art Basel, Galerie Alice Pauli
2003   Galerie Ariane Dandois, Paris (solo)
1997   Pacific Cultural Foundation, Taiwan (solo)
1997   Pacific Cultural Foundation on Tapei, Taiwan, China (solo)
1996   Galerie Joyce, Paris (solo)
1996   Palais Royal, Paris (solo)
1996   Galerie Joyce, Palais Royal, Paris (solo)
1993   Center of Contemporary Art, Hong Kong (solo)
1992   Maison de la Chine, Paris (solo)
1991   French Chancery, Peking (solo)
1990   French Embassy Beijing (solo)
1989   Palace of Fine Arts Chongqing (solo)
1989   Palais des Beaux Arts de Chongqing. Sichuan, China (solo)
1983   Palais des Beaux Arts, Toulouse (solo)
1982   Palais des Beaux Arts, Toulouse (solo)
2007   Fabienne Verdier: Entre Ciel et Terre. Ed. Albin Michel, Belgium
2007   Charles Juliet: Entretien avec Fabienne Verdier. Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2003   Fabienne Verdier: Passagère du Silence. Dix ans d'initiation en Chine, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2001   Fabienne Verdier: L'unique trait de pinceau. Calligraphie, peinture et pensée chinoise, Ed. Albin Michel, Paris
2000   Fabienne Verdier: Les carnets du calligraphe. Ed. Albin Michel, Paris 2000. Essay by François Cheng, works by Fabienne Verdier (24 reproductions of originals)
1995   Fabienne Verdier: Rêves de Pierre. Ed. Paroles d'Aube. France 1995. Essays by Anne Pion, drawings by Fabienne Verdier