Wang Jin  (Chinese, 1962) 


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Wang Jin Biography
1962   Born in Datong, Liaoning Province, China
1987   Graduated from Chinese Academy of Fine Arts
Selected Exhibitions
2009 - 2010   The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) Maastricht 2010, Maastricht, Netherlands
2009   My Tooth, Shandong, China.
Take Part – Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kunst, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland 2000
EXPO 2000 Hannover - My Bone, Hannover, Germany.
Our Chinese Friends, ACC Galerie; Galerie der Bauhaus-Universitat, Weimar, Germany.
Inside, Out: New Chinese Art, SFMoMA, San Francisco, U.S.A. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico.
2008   Wang Jin: Dream of China. Designer's Gallery, Köln, Germany
Food and Shelter, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Spring Training: Beijing 2008, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2007   Wang Jin, Friedman Benda, New York, U.S.A (solo)
The Quiet Gesture: Recent Chinese Art, Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ
2006   Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2005   Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art, The Albright Knox Art Gallery, University of Buffalo Art Galleries, and the Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, U.S.A
Xianfeng! Chinese Avant-Garde Sculpture, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands
2004   Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography, New York, U.S.A
Le Printemps de Chine, CRAC ALSAC, Altkirch, France
Chinese Object: Dreams & Obsessions, Salvatore Ferragamo Gallery, New York, U.S.A
2003   Together with Migrants, Today Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2002   Paris-Pékin, Place Cardin, Paris, France
The Long March - A Walking Visual Display - On the Wall Hang the Swords, Which are Upside Down, Jing Gang Shan, China
Triennale of Chinese Art - The Landscape Here is Beyond Compare, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Guangzhou Triennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2001   My Tooth, Shandong, China
2000   EXPO 2000 - My Tooth, Hannover, Germany
Our Chinese Friends, ACC Galerie/Galerie der Bauhaus-Universität, Weimar, Germany
1999   Inside Out: New Chinese Art, SF MoMA, San Francisco, U.S.A., Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Art 30 Basel, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
TRANSIENCE: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, Smart Museum of Art; University of Chicago, Illinois; University of Oregon Museum of Art; The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, U.S.A
100%, Performance in Beijing, China
POLYPHENOLRENE, Bow Gallery, Beijing, China
APERTO over ALL: The 48th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1998   Ink Art Released, National Gallery of Art, Beijing, China
A Chinese Dream, Shen Lu, The site of the Ming Imperial Tombs, Beijing, China
Museum City Fukuoka 1998 - Forward to the Victory, Memorealism, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Inside Out: New Chinese Art, Asia Society, New York; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, U.S.A.; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico; Tacoma Art Museum; The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, U.S.A
Eight Chinese Artists. Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
1997   Chinese Contemporary Art 1997, Watari Museum, Tokyo, Japan
W2.Z2: Multimedia Slide Art, CIFA Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
A Chinese Dream, The Long Corridor in the Imperial Summer Palace, Beijing, China
1996   Ice, 96 Central China (Performance), Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Reality: Present and Future. International Art Palace, Beijing, China
Chinese Art Festival (Performance), Munich, Germany
1995   Quick Stir-frying RMB (Performance), Jianxin Hotel, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
Fried Land, The Dong'AnMen Night Market (Performance) Wangfujing Dajie, Beijing
1994   Beijing-Kowloon (Performance) Beijing-Kowloon Railroad, Daxing County, Beijing, China
Fighting the Flood - Red Flag Canal (Performance) Lin Xian, Henan Province, China
1993   Knocking at the Door (drawing US dollars on the Bricks of the Wall of the Forbidden City) (Performance), Site-specific work, Beijing, China
1992   100 Straw Portraits, Works: March 1992. The Beijing Youle Amusement, Beijing, China
1986   Trend - Ink Body. The Beijing International Art Center, Beijing, China
1985   Advanced Chinese Youth Art - Pure Brightness. The National Gallery, Beijing, China