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Hunan, China  b.1960

1960   Born in Hunan Province

1989   Graduated from Fine Arts Department, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

            Received Visiting Artist Fellowship from the Insel Hombroich Foundation, Neuss, Germany

2007   Artist in Residence Program of the Insel Hombroich Foundation, Neuss, Germany

2011   Artist in Residence Program of the Insel Hombroich Foundation, Neuss, Germany

           Currently working and living in Shanghai


Solo Exhibition


2019  Horizon Line, Ginkgo Space, Beijing

2018  All This, Nan Hai Art, Millbrae, California, USA

2015  Intersection-Chen Qiang (1990-2015), Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

2015  Chen Qiang (1990&2014.2015), Forbidden City Gallery, Shanghai

2013  Chen Qiang, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie Gallery, Essen

           The Visual Will — Chen Qiang , Sanjyo Gion Gallary, Kyoto

2012  Light And Shadow — Chen Qiang , Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

2011  A Distance of 2.2 Meters, Insel Hombroich Foundation, Neuss

2010  Shanghai-Neuss-Chen Qiang Works Exhibition, Pretty Land Gallery, Krefeld

2007  Beautiful Time, Creek Art Center, Shanghai

2004  Painting 1993-2003, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo

2001  Painting 2001, Aura Gallery, Shanghai

1995  Chen Qiang’s Abstract Paintings, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai


Group Exhibition


2020  Abstraction 2020 Part I Cool&Hot, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

2017  China Today, Edsvik Art Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

           Degree Zero of Art, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2016  Nothing Else, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

2015  Calligraphic Time and Space: Abstract Art in China, Power Station of Art, Shanghai

           Chinese Abstract Painting Today, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie Gallery, Essen, Germany

           The Boundaries of order, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2014  Abstract Painting from China, Hurrle Museum for Contemporary Art, Durbach, Germany

           Another Utopia - Shanghai Abstract Art, Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai

2013  The Interwoven Era, Soks Art Centre, Beijing

2012  China - Germany: Abstract Painting Today, Caspar Ludwig Oplander, Shanghai

2011  The End of The world - Ice and Fire, Ushuaia Biennale, Argentina

          Bonsai, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Spain

2010  Impression of Chinese Calligraphy, Today Art Museum, Beijing

          Modern Shanghai, CAI-Contemporary Art Institute, Japan

           Array with No Objects, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan

2009  Art Miami, UCCA, Miami, USA

2008  Blooming Flowers and Full Moon, Yuz Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia

           Interpreting, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai

2005  Illness: Our Art Today, Nanjing Art Museum, Nanjing

           Metaphysics, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

2004  Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland


Public Collections


National Art Museum of China

Shanghai Art Museum

Yuz Museum

HOW Art Museum

Shanghai Red Town Group

Insel Hombroich Foundation

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