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Xu Zhen  1977, CN

Rank (2014): 769 

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to top Artist's arttributes:

Painting, Photography, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

China 47
USA 23
Germany 8
United Kingdom 7

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Artist Rank
Yang Zhenzhong  2017 47
Yang Fudong  185 46
Cao Fei  236 41
Chen Shaoxiong  2551 24

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ShanghART Gallery ShanghART Gallery, China 12
  BizArt, China 7
  James Cohan Gallery - New York, USA 3

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1977 Born in Shanghai (CN)

2009 Established by artist XU Zhen

2013 Announcement of the brand ‘XU Zhen’ produced by MadeIn Company

Lives and works in Shanghai (CN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 139  Please report missing Information

until 28.9.
   My Generation: Young Chinese Artists - Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL Send message

until 1.8.
Description and image  28 Chinese 中华廿八人 - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL Send message

until 25.7.
   Xu Zhen by MadeIn Company - Prey - Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris Send message


to top Solo shows   16

   Xu Zhen: A MadeIn Company Production - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

   The Last Few Mosquitoes - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Xu Zhen - Movement Field - Long March Space, Beijing

   Xu Zhen - The last Few Mosquitos - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

   Xu Zhen - Made in Company - Long March Space, Beijing

   Xu Zhen - Video Works - Galerie Waldburger, Brussels

   Xu Zhen - Lonely Miracle: Middle East Contemporary Art - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   The Last Few Mosquitoes - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

   Impossible is nothing - Long March Space, Beijing
   XU ZHEN - Just Did It - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   Project Shanghai - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
   An Animal - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)
  ShanghART GalleryXu Zhen - 8848- 1.86 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message

   Xu Zhen - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

   XuZhen - A Young Man - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)

   The Liminal Body - Centre A - Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, BC


to top Group shows   120

   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
   Room Service - Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
Description and image  Pandamonium - Media Art From Shanghai - MOMENTUM, Berlin
Description  2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
   5 Plus - ShanghART Beijing, Beijing
  ShanghART GalleryThings From the Gallery Warehouse 6 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
Description, image and works of art ShanghART Gallery & H-SpaceStarlight - ShanghART Gallery & H-Space, Shanghai Send message

   The Garden of Diversion - Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Description and image ShanghART GalleryClutch - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   Group Exhibition: Portrait of the Times - 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Long March Space, Beijing
   Revel--Celebrating Moca's 8 Years In Shanghai - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
   China China - PinchukArtCentre, Kiev
Description  13 Rooms - Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, NSW
   New Town Ghosts - Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004–2013 - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Move on Asia - Videokunst in Asien 2002 bis 2012 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

   Art of Change: New Directions from China - Hayward Gallery, London

   Moving Image in China 1988-2011 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
   11 Rooms - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
   A C T ► T I O N - Long March Space, Beijing
  ShanghART GalleryShanghart Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   Community of Tastes:Chinese Contemporary Art since 2000 - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de Săo Paulo, Săo Paulo

Description  21st Century: Art in the First Decade - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Culture(s) of Copy - Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong
   Culture(s) of Copy - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
Description  China-Fenster: Big Draft – Shanghai – Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   China Power Station - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
   2010 01 SJ Biennial - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
   Comunidad de gustos. Arte contemporáneo chino desde el 2000 - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
   Retro-Tech - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Culture(s) of Copy/ 重復 重造 翻譯 - Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong
Description and image  The State of Things, Brussels/Beijing - National Art Museum of China - NAMOC, Beijing
  ShanghART GalleryAll About the Bed - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
Description  Things that ony an artist can do - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
  ShanghART GalleryWinter Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message

  ShanghART GalleryShanghART Group Show - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   The State of Things - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture - MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Description  Shanghype! - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
   The Conspiracy - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
Description and image  AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya
   Matters Of Faith - James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
   8 Chinese Artists Engage Absurdity - Mission 17, San Francisco, CA
   imPOSSIBLE: Eight Chinese Artists - San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery - SFACG, San Francisco, CA

   Five Years of DUOLUN - Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
   AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
  ShanghART GalleryInvolved - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   Platform Seoul 2008 - doART Seoul, Seoul
   Life? Biomorphic Forms in Sculpture - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Xu Zhen, Folkert de Jong, and Martha Colburn - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   AVANT-GARDE CHINA: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
   Absurd Recreation - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
   The world of others - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
  Esther SchipperCWLWXZ - Esther Schipper, Berlin Send message
   China Power Station:Part III - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Description and image  Community of Tastes - - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (closed, 2013)
   Comme des bętes. Ours, chat, cochon & Cie - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
   Shanghype - Futura, Prague
   Zhů Yi ! - China actual photography - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
   The Real Thing - Contemporary Art from China - IVAM - Institut Valenciŕ d'Art Modern, Valencia
  ShanghART GallerySelected - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message

   Tomorrow - Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul
   China Power Station: Part II - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Description  10th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   A L'HORIZON DE SHANGI_LA - 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
  ShanghART GalleryIndividual Position 2 - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   China Welcomes You... - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Chinese Video Now - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   NONO——Self-Curated Exhibition of Latest Artworks by 11 Individual Artists - Long March Space, Beijing
  ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary ArtZhů yi! Fotografía actual en China - ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz Send message
   Soif d'aujourd'hui - Jeunes vidéastes asiatiques - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

   It's all right! - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)
   ALLLOOKSAME? TUTTTUGUALE? - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   China Power Station: Part I - Serpentine Gallery, London
Description and image  The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - By New York P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center - Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
   Through Popular Expression - Galeria Plan B, Cluj
   Take it - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Building Code Violations - Long March Space, Beijing
   Never Go Out Without My DV Cam - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid
   Restless - Photography and New Media - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
Description  Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
   Through Popular Expression - International Project Space, Birmingham
   Microcosm - Chinese Comtemporary Art - Macau Museum of Art, Macao
   The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

   The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
  ShanghART GalleryZooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video from the Haudens - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai Send message
   Something's Happening - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)
   Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the U.S. - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Yokohama 2005 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Yokohama 2005, Yokohama
   Monkey Work Coconut - Mercer Union - A Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, ON
Description and image  Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
   Urban / Culture the 2nd CP Biennale - Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta
   Zooming into Focus - Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore
   Zooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese Video - Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
Description  "Follow Me! Chinese Contemporary Art at the Threshold of the New Millennium" - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Outsider - Long March Space, Beijing
Description and image  Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA

Description and image  shanghai surprise - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
   Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
   5th Shanghai Biennale - Techniques of the visible - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
Description and image  Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Description and image  All under heaven - China now! - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Zooming into Focus - Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
   Feverish Unconscious: The Digital Culture in Contemporary China - Chambers Fine Art - New York, New York City, NY
   China - Video Generation - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

   Paradis fabriqués - Le Parvis - scčne nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Ibos
   Zooming into Focus - Contemporary Chinese photography from the Haudenschild Collection - San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
   Nasty - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)
   Media Center Project - Long March Space, Beijing

   Bangkok - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)
   Fourth Annual Video Marathon - Art in General, New York City, NY

   Living in time - 29 zeitgenössische Künstler aus China - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   "TAKE PART" - Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kunst - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne

   It's all right - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed)


 Dealer Directory  4


 Galerie Waldburger, Brussels


 James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
www.shanghartgallery.comShanghART Gallery, Shanghai eMail


 James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY


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 Long March Space, Beijing


 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon


 Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL


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