Sui Jianguo

(Chinese, born 1956)

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Sui Jianguo

Apostel 11, 2013

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Sui Jianguo

Apostel 5, 2013

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Sui Jianguo

Apostel 7, 2013

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Sui Jianguo

Growing, 2013

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Sui Jianguo

Medusa, 2013

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Biography

Timeline

1956
Born in Qingdao, Shandong Province
1984
Graduated from the Fine Arts Department, Shandong Institute of Fine Arts
1989 - 1997
Associate Professor, Sculpture Department, CAFA
1989
Graduated from the Sculpture Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) Beijing
1994
UNESCO - Aschberg International Foundation for the Promotion of Culture
1997
Victoria College of Arts, Melbourne University Travel Grant for Young Asian Scholars
2000
Taught at Ensba, Paris as a Guest Professor three months
Currently lives in Bejing, China

Exhibitions

2014 - 2015
Sui Jianguo: Blind Portraits, Public Art Fund, Doris C. Freeman Plaza, Central Park, NY
Sui Jianguo, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2013
Sui Jianguo: Physical Trace, Galerie Scheffel, Frankfurt, Germany
Sui Jianguo: Physical Trace 2, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
Experiments in Chinese Contemporary Art, The Exhibition: Round 1 Conformation and COnsciousness - Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
He Xiangning Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China
2012
The 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale: Accidental Message -OCAT, Shenzhen, China
"The Special Show for The First International Festival of Contemporary Sculpture 2012" Kiev, Ukraine
Sui Jianguo's Discus Thrower - The British Museum, London, UK
Sui Jianguo - Pace Beijing, 798, Beijing (solo)
Restrained Power: Sui Jianguo's Work - MOCA, Singapore (solo)
2011
Blickachsen 8 – Skulpturen in Bad Homburg und Frankfurt RheinMain, Germany; Galerie Scheffel in collaboration with Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, Netherlands
Leaving Realism Behind - Pace Beijing, Beijng, China
Start from the Horizon-Chinese Contemporary Sculpture Since 1978 - Sishang Art Museum, Beijing, China
deology and Manifestation - Wenxuan Art Museum, Chengdu, China
The 4th Guangdong Trinnale - GMOA, China
Super-Organism-CAFAM Biennale - Beijing, China
Collection Histry: China New Art - MOCA Chengdu, China
Martell Artists of the Year - Beijing,Shanghai, Guangzhou
2010
Erotic, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China (group), Made in China by Sui Jianguo - Art Issue Projects, Beijing, China
Made in Pop Land" National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Sculpture - Sui Jianguo and his students - A4 gallery, Chengdu, China
2009
Inaugural Exhibition, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China (group)
2008
Ships at Sea, C-Space, Beijing, China
Hunting Birds, Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China
Free Fall, Chen Ling Hui Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
New World Order, Groninger Museum, The Netherlands
Crouching Paper, Hidden Dragon – Works on Paper, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China
Sui Jianguo: Revealing Traces, JoyArt, Beijing, China (solo)

Literature

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007.
1998
Robert Leonard, Sui Jianguo/Li Gang, Art/Text, p. 60
Huang Du, Sculpture: The Extension of Idea and Terminology, Artlife, Jan/Feb
Zhu Wenfan, A Book of Outstanding Personalities from Shandong Art College, Shandong Pictorial, No. 276, Issue 10, p. 52
1997
Carolyn Fitzpatrick, Sculpture in Beijing, Australian Art Monthly, November, No. 105
Carolyn Fitzpatrick, Asian Artnotes, Australian Art Monthly, September, No. 103
An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture by Sui Jianguo, Beijing Weekend, No. 297, No. 298
Sui Jianguo’s Works, Fine Art Research, No. 3
Ma Qin Zhong, Portrait of the Artist Sui Jianguo, Artlife, July/August
Sui Jianguo’s Works, Fine Art Observation, Vol. 7
Youichi Maki, China Avant-Garde, Chinese Library (Tokyo), Vol. 10
Karen Smith, Exhibition Review, Asian Art News, Autumn
Academic Sculpture Selection, Fine Arts Literature, Vol. 8
Entertainment, China Daily, September 6, No. 6
1996
Shu Jiang, The First Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Art Gallery Magazine
Hanart Presents Sui Jianguo, Asia Pacific Sculpture News, Vol. 2, No. 1
1995
Susan Dewar, Sui Jianguo and the Sculptural Dilemma, Asia Pacific Sculpture News, Winter
Mo Shi, Taking Upon Himself the Pressures of Life - An Interview from the Artist’s Workshop, Gallery, No. 3
A Discussion on Five Modern Sculptors Work, Sculpture, Vol. 2
1994
The Spiritual Meeting : Non-movement Competition in Asian Olympic Games, Ming Bao Weekend, October 9
Sui Jianguo’s Sculpture, Contemporary, Vol. 5 No. 3