Timeline

1960
Born in Shanghai, China
1981
Graduated from Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts
1988
Graduated from Chinese Painting Department, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts ( now China Academy of Fine Arts), Hangzhou, China
1988–2002
Associate Professor, Art Education Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1988–2002
Member of the Chinese Fine Artists’ Association, China
From 2003: Professor, Art Education Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
From 2003: Dean of School of Communication Design, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
currently Ph.D in Calligraphy, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

Exhibitions

2014
Mountainscapes: New Ink Art by Wang Tiande, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong (solo)
2014
Conversation, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China (solo)
2014
Conversation, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (solo)
2013
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
2013
Insightful Charisma, Himalayas Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2013
Art Basel in Hong Kong, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2013
Art Basel in Hong Kong, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2013
Art Basel in Hong Kong, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2013
Art Basel in Hong Kong, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2013
Essence of Contemporary Chinese Art by Alisan Fine Arts, Art Basel in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2012
International Ink Exhibition, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
2012
New Ink Painting, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2012
New Ink Painting, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2012
Chinese Modern Art Exhibition, British Museum, London, UK
2012
Gu Shan, Sanshang Art, Hangzhou, China (solo)
2012
Gu Shan, Nou Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
2011
3,720, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA (solo)
2011
Boat, Galerie 99, Aschaffenburg, Germany (solo)
2011
Red Flag: Contemporary Chinese Art in Montreal Collection, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
2011
Word: China Mainland Contemporary Art Exhibition, Huashan1914 Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan
2011
Fei Du, Xunyao Chinese Characters Art & Culture Museum, Chengdu, China
2011
Papercut: Exhibition of Sino- German Contemporary Art, South Bund Art Space, Shanghai, China
2011
Different Ink Art, Shangdong Contemporary Art Centre, Nanjing, China
2011
Boundary of Ink, Dade Tang Art Centre, Shanghai, China
2010
Shuang Shuang, University of Sidney, Sidney, Australia(solo)
2010
Create Something Out of Nothing, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong
2010
ART HK 10, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2010
New Ink, Mingyuan Art Center, Shanghai, China
2010
Memories of the Past: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting, Art Museum of Transylvania University, Kentucky, USA
2010
New Ink Art, ART HK 10, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2009
Hong Kong International Arts & Antiques Fair, Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Centre, Hong Kong Convention Centre, Hong Kong
2009
Contemporary Ink Art: Evolution, Harvard University, Boston, USA
2009
Yi Pai: Contemporary Chinese Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2009
Up/Down: Wang Tiande Art Project, Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University, Kansas, USA (solo)
2008
Wang Tiande: One Meter Seventy-Three, Pearl Lam Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China (solo)
2008
Xerxes Fine Arts, London, UK (solo)
2008
The 2nd Modern Ink Biennale, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
2008
Ink Not Ink: Contemporary Chinese Art, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA; Shenzhen Art Museum, China
2008
Contemporary Ink Art: Evolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; Raab Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2008
Yi Pai: Chinese Abstract Art 30 Years, La Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
2008
Transforming Marks of Ink, Staatiche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany
2008
New Vision of China 2008, Modern and Contemporary Art Center of La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy
2008
New Ink Art, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
2008
Modern Ink Biennale 2008, Taipei, Taiwan
Chinese Minimal Art 30 Years, La Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
The Transforming Marks of Ink, The Staatiche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany
China New Vision-Chinese Contemporary Art Collection From Shanghai Art Museum,
Modern And Contemporary Art Center of Laspezia, Italy
New Ink Art, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Wang Tiande: One Meter Seventy-Three, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China (solo)
Wang Tiande, Xerxes Fine Arts, London, UK (solo)
2007
Made by Tiande Again, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA (solo)
Shan (Mountain) & Shui (Water), Alisan Fine Art, Hong Kong (solo)
Wang Tiande Solo Show, Han Art, Montreal, Canada (solo)
¿开FUN ,Taipei Calligraphy Biennial, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
China Onward - The Estella Collection: Chinese Contemporary Art, 1966-2006, The Louisiana Museum, Louisiana, USA
2007
China New Vision: Chinese Contemporary Art Collection, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2007
FUN, Taipei Calligraphy Biennial, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2007
China Onward: The Estella Collection: Chinese Contemporary Art 1966-2006, Louisiana Museum, Louisiana, USA
2007
Wang Tiande, Landscape Transformations, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong (solo)
2007
Han Art, Montreal, Canada (solo)
2006
Calligraphy Scene, Heng Lu Museum of Art, Hangzhou, China
2006
2006 International Exhibition of Art & Calligraphy, Seoul Art Centre, Seoul, Korea
2006
Light on China Art Generation, Palazzo Capponi, Florence, Italy
2006
Exhibition of Chinese Painting Documentaries, Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China
2006
Revival: New Ink Art, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
2006
China Trade, International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada
2006
DU, Expressions of Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting, Art Museum of Tianjin Academy of Art, Tianjin, China
2006
60’s Vision Documenta, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2006
Brush and Ink: The Chinese Art of Writing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Calligraphy Scene, Heng Lu Museum of Art, Hangzhou, China
Exhibition of World Calligraphy, Seoul, Korea
Light on ChinArt Generation, Palazzo Caponi, Florence, Italy
Exhibition of Chinese Painting Documentaries, Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Revival: New Ink Art, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
China Trade, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada
DU, Expressions of Contemporary Chinese Water and Ink Painting, The Tianjing Academy of Arts Art Museum, Tianjin, China
60’s Vision Documenta, Today Museum of Art, Beijing, China
2005
Redolent of Incense, Yishu Space, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
2005
Art Rising, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada
2005
The Act of Writing and Non-writing: The Open Space for Chinese Calligraphy, International Exhibition of
2005
Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting in China and Korea, Seoul Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
2005
Present for Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
2005
The 2nd Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Museum of Modern Art, Sichuan, China
2004
Nomination Exhibition, Art Museum of Hubei Academy of Art, Wuhan, China
2004
The 4th International Biennale of Ink Painting, Guan Shanyue Museum, Shenzhen, China
2004
Exhibition by Six Artists, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich, Germany
2004
Contemporary Art from Shanghai, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
2004
Dream of Dragon, Contemporary Chinese Art, Dublin Contemporary Art Museum, Dublin, Ireland
2004
Made by Tiande, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA (solo)
One-Man Show, Galerie 99, Aschaffenburg, Germany (solo)
Contemporary Chinese Art, Dublin Contemporary Art Museum, Dublin, Ireland
Contemporary Art from Shanghai, Museum Villa Stuck, Germany
Nomination Exhibition, Wuhan, China
Six Artists Exhibition, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich, Germany
Galerie 99, Germany
Made by Tiande, Chambers Fine Art, New York, America
2003
Wang Tiande: Ink for the 21st Century, Alisan Fine Art, Hong Kong (solo)
An Opening Era, China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
The White East: 20th Century Chinese Paintings, Paris, France
Dots and Beyond, National Art Museum, Malaysia
2003
Dots and Beyond, Malaysia National Art Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003
White East: 20th Century Chinese Paintings, Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris, France
2003
An Opening Era, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2002
East + West: Contemporary Chinese Art, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna, Austria
2002
New Ink Paintings, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
2002
0 Material, Central Academy of Art, Beijing, China
2002
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2002
The 3rd Biennale International Ink Painting, Guan Shanyue Museum, Shenzhen, China
2001
Reshuffling, Shenzhen Sculpture Institute, Shenzhen, China
2001
Chinese Feeling, Siwei Commercial Centre, Changsha, China
2001
Annual Nomination Exhibition, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
2001
The 32nd Düsseldorf International Art Exhibition, Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001
20 Years of Experimental Ink Paintings, Guandong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2001
Ink Colour, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2000
The 2nd International Biennale of Ink Painting, Guan Shanyue Museum, Shenzhen, China
2000
Neo-Ink Paintings in China 2000, Liu Haisu Museum of Art, Shanghai; Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China
2000
Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, USA (solo)
1998
Inside Out: New Chinese Art, PS1, New York; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, Mexico; Canberra National Art Museum, Australia; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
1998
The 1st International Biennale of Ink Painting, Guan Shanyue Museum, Shenzhen, China
1998
Looking Back on Chang’an: Invitational Exhibition of Modern Ink Painting Collection, Shanxi Art Museum, Xi’an, China
1998
Tension and Expression, Ink Painting Exhibition, Art Gallery of Crown Plaza Hotel, Beijing, China
1997
Ink Painting Show, Grand Exhibition of Chinese Art, Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China
1997
Sculpture '97, Nanshan Sculpture Institute, Shenzhen, China
1997
Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Artists’ Works, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
1997
Exhibition of Shanghai Artists’ Works, Gallery of St Petersburg Artists Association, St Petersburg, Russia
1996
Fudan University Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)
1996
Shanghai Ink Painting, Art Museum of Arizona University, Tucson, USA
1996
Homeland Revisited: Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Experimental Ink Works, Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
1996
Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1996
Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Painting from Shanghai Art Museum Collection, Hamburg Art Museum, Hamburg, Germany
1996
Chinese Modern Art Exhibition ‘96, Art Gallery of Crown Plaza Hotel, Beijing, China
1995
Contemporary Chinese Art, Lineart International Art Fair, Ghent, Belgium
1995
Solo Show, the German Center, Shanghai, China (solo)
1994
The 8th National Art Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1993
Shanghai-Taipei Modern Chinese Ink Painting, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
1993
Shanghai Modern Art, Yokohama Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
1993
The 4th Shanghai Young Artists Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
1993
The 1st National Chinese Landscape Painting Exhibition, Anhui Art Museum, Hefei, China
1993
The 1st National Chinese Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1992
Sea Horizon of Paintings and Sculptures, Liu Haisu Museum of Art, Shanghai, China
1991
Works by Four Artists, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
1991
Solo Show, Chinese Painting Institute, Shanghai, China (solo)
1989
The 7th National Art Exhibition. China
1998–1988
Tension and Expression, Ink Painting Exhibition, Art Gallery of Crown Plaza Hotel, Beijing, China
1998–1988
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Public Collections

British Museum, London, UK
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University, Kansas, USA
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Zhong Nan Hai, Beijing, China
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Guangdong Art Museum, Guangdong, China
Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Chinese Painting Research Institute, China
Mid-South Sea Hall of Beijing, China
JP Morgan Bank