Chen Wenbo
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Born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China

Graduated from Sichuan Academy of Fine Art, Chongqing, China

Lives and works in Beijing, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2005

Mystery, Grace Alexander Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2003

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

2000

Chen Wenbo, Galerie LOFT, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions :

2007

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

2005

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

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

2003

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

Chinese portraits, François Mitterand Cultural Center Périgueux, France

1999

Representing the people, Tyneand Weir Museum Newcastle, UK

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

1998

Confused, Contemporary Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1997

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

1996

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

1994

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

1993

China Oil Painting Biennal, China Art Gallery Beijing

1992

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