Chen Wenbo

(Chinese, b. 1969)

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Chen Wenbo

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Biography

Timeline

1969
Born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China
1991
Graduated from Sichuan Academy of Fine Art, Chongqing, China
Lives and works in Beijing, China

Exhibitions

2010
Erotic, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China (group)
2009
Inaugural Exhibition, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China (group)
The Second Reality – Chinese Contemporary Art Group Exhibition, Meridian International Center, Washington, USA
2008
Pacification-Poland Biennale of Contemporary Art, Poland
Portraying Food (and the Absence of It), Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
Our Future, Guy & Myriam Ullens Collection, Beijing, China
“Asian Ray”, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
Epidemiology, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin (solo)
The Sichuan Movement, Museum Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia
Empty, Primo Marella Gallery, Mailand, Italy
2007
Departing from the Southwest, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
New Painting from China, Kamakura Gallery, Japan
2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Chinese Vanguard, Madrid, Spain
Thermocline of Art, New Asias Waves ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
From New Figurative Image to New Painting, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
Negative Re-Actions, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
Floating New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Sport in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Energy: Spirit Body Material, Beijing Today Art Museum, Beijing
2006
On the green, courtyard gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
Art 37 Basel, Gallery Hyundai, Switzerland
Contemporary China, pkm Gallery, Seoul
2006 Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai ,China
“Beyond Dimension: Chinese New Painting”, Nanjing Square Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China
“Body and History”, Heng Center, Nanjing, China
“Development of Realism: Oil Paintings from Mainland China after 1978”, Taipei City Art Museum, Taiwan
2005
“Follow Me”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
“The Biennale of Beijing”, Beijing, China
Born in China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York & London
The Biennale of Contemporary Chinese Art, Montpellier, France
Dr. Uli Sigg Collections Exhibition, Switzerland
The Second Triennial of Chinese Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
Chinese Contemporary Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2004
All Under Heaven - China now!, Koninklijk Museum, Centre Régional d'Art
Contemporain de Sète, Sète, France
MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
East of the South in the West/West of the South in the East, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Temporality, LA Gallery, Beijing, China
Object System: Doing Nothing, ARCO2004, Madrid, Spain
Frieze Art Fair, London, England
“Fiac 2004”, Paris, France
2003
“Beyond Dimension”, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Back Door: Chen Wenbo 2003, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Out of Focus, 25,000 Cultural Transmission Center, Beijing, China
Chinart, Museo del Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, ltaly
Chinart, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
2002
Too Much Flavor, 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China
Chinese Modernity, Foundation Armando Alvares Penteado, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Paris-Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
Chinart, Museum Kuppersmuhle Sammlung Grothe, Duisburg, Germany
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Miragel, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
2000
Chen Wenbo solo exhibition, Galerie LOFT Paris
Chen Wenbo, Galerie LOFT, Paris, France
Chinese portraits, François Mitterand Cultural Center Périgueux, France
Personality and sociability in Arts, Guangdong Art Museum
“Future”, Contemporary Art Center of Macao (CACOM), Macao
“Ordinary and the Extraordinary”, Shanghai, China

Literature

2008
Chen Wenbo – Epidemiology, ed. Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
Chen Wenbo. Urban verses, Hrsg. timezone 8, Peking
2007
Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves, ed. ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Ostfildern
2005
Mahjong. Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, ed. Kunstmuseum Bern and Hamburger Kunsthalle, Ostfildern