Chen Wenbo
Resume Info Exhibitions Artworks Comments Video/interview

Born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China

Graduated from Sichuan Academy of Fine Art, Chongqing, China

Lives and works in Beijing, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions:


Mystery, Grace Alexander Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland


Back Door: Chen Wenbo, He Xiangning Art Museum, Guangdong Province, China


Chen Wenbo, Galerie LOFT, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions :


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


On the green, courtyard gallery, Beijing, China (solo)

Art 37 Basel, Gallery Hyundai, Switzerland

Contemporary China, pkm Gallery, Seoul


Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai ,China


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

Born in China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York & London


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


Out of Focus, 25,000 Cultural Transmission Center, Beijing, China

Chinart, Museo del Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, ltaly

Chinart, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary


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


Chinese portraits, François Mitterand Cultural Center Périgueux, France


Representing the people, Tyneand Weir Museum Newcastle, UK

Starting a new channel in 1999, Dongyu Art Museum Shen Yang


Confused, Contemporary Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Chinese Video Art 1997, CIFA Gallery Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China


South Western Conceptual Art Show, exhibition hall of The Communications University Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China


Fragmentation, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China


China Oil Painting Biennal, China Art Gallery Beijing


The First Guangzhou Oil Painting Biennal, Guangzhou Exhibition Centre Guangzhou, China