Galleria Continua
San Gimignano
Beijing
Les Moulins
Habana

Study and Teaching

1973 Shanghai School of Fine Arts and Crafts.

1976 Professor of Shanghai Fine Arts and Crafts School.

1978 Shanghai Drama Institute, speciality: art of set decoration.

1982 Professor of Shanghai Drama Institute.

1986-1989 École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

1989 Institut des Hautes Études en Arts plastiques of Paris.

1991 Visiting artist-professor at École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts of Paris.

1993-1995 Assistant Professor at Institut des Hautes Études en arts plastiques of Paris.

1995-1999 Professor of École nationale des beaux-arts of Nancy, France.

1997 Visiting professor at CCA, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan.

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Chen Zhen. Jardin-Lavoir , Galleria Continua / Les Moulins, France, 21 May – 25 September.

2015

Chen Zhen, Frith Street Gallery in collaboration with Galleria Continua, London, 9 July – 14 August.

Chen Zhen: Without going to New York and Paris, life could be internationalized , curated by Hou Hanru, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, 30 May – 7 October (cat.).

Chen Zhen. Accrochage special , Galleria Continua / Les Moulins, 24 January - 28 March.

2014

Chen Zhen. In-Between, BlueProject Foundation , Barcellona, 28 November 2014 – 22 February 2015 (cat.).

Purification Room , Le Centquatre, Paris, 26 April – 10 August.

Fragments d’étérnité, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, 26 April – 7 June.

2012

Chen Zhen, Même lit, rêves différents, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, 24 March – 25 August.

2011

Chen Zhen, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, 17 November, 2011 - 7 January, 2012 (cat.).

Chen Zhen. Les pas silencieux, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 10 September, 2011 – 28 January, 2012.

2010

Chen Zhen, Musée Guimet, Paris, 29 September, 2010 – 14 February, 2011.

Purification Room, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 27 February – 4 September.

La Digestion Perpetuelle, Musée Léon-Dierx, Saint-Denis, La Réunion, France, 15 May – 5 September.

2008

La Danse de la Fontaine Emergente, Public comission by la Ville de Paris, Place Augusta Holmes, Rue Paul Klee, Paris 13e, permanent installation (cat.).

Chen Zhen. Il corpo come paesaggio, curated by Gerald Matt and Ilse Lafer, Mart, Rovereto, Italy, 23 February – 1 June (cat.).

2007

Chen Zhen. Der Körper als Landschaft, curated by Gerald Matt, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 25 May – 2 September (cat.).

Jardin mémorable, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 12 May – 27 August.

2006

Chen Zhen, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 25 February – 19 March (cat.).

Merging of East and West. The Installations of Chen Zhen, Sturgis Library Gallery, Kennesaw State University, New York, 18 January – 3 March (cat.).

2005

Transexpériences, Galleria Continua, Beijing, 24 September - 24 December (cat.).

La lumière intérieure du corps humain, Castello di Ama, Giaole in Chianti, Italy, permanent installation.

2004

Prayer Wheel – “Money Makes the Mare Go” (Chinese Slang), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 9 October, 2004 – 28 February, 2006.

Une soirée en l’honneur de Chen Zhen, Académie de France à Rome – Villa Medici, Rome, 23 September.

Chen Zhen. Dancing Body – Drumming Mind, GEM-Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, 24 April – 15 August.

2003

Chen Zhen. Silence sonore, curated by Jérôme Sans, Palais de Tokyo, Site de création contemporaine, Paris, 1 October, 2003 – 18 January, 2004 (cat.).

Chen Zhen, Le Festival d’automne à Paris, Espace Topographie de l’Art, Paris, 26 September - 1 November.

Résidence-Résonance-Résistance, curated by Maïté Vissault, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany, 21 June - 21 September (cat.).

Chen Zhen. Un artista fra Oriente e Occidente, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, PAC, Milan, 28 February – 18 May (cat.).

Chen Zhen: a Tribute, organised by Antoine Guerrero, P.S.1, New York, 16 February – 31 August (cat.).

2002

Chen Zhen. Inner Body Landscapes, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA, 18 September - 31 December (video).

Résidence-Résonance-Résistance, curated by Alain Julien-Laferrière, CCC – Centre de création contemporaine, Tours, France, 15 June – 10 November (cat.).

Chen Zhen. Metaphors of the Body, curated by Anna Kafetsi, EMST-National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 21 March - 18 May (cat.).

2001

Chen Zhen. Le Produit naturel / Le Produit artificiel, Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy, 7 – 23 October.

In memoriam. Chen Zhen. 1955-2000, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, 5 June – 28 July.

Omaggio a Chen Zhen, L’Arte per la Città per l’Arte, 3a Rassegna d’Arte Contemporanea, Fortino di Sant’Antonio, Bari, Italy, 26 May - 24 June (cat.).

Chen Zhen, curated by Lisa G. Corrin, Serpentine Gallery, London, 28 April - 3 June (cat.).

Hommage a Chen Zhen. Silent Synergy Paris-Shangai, ARC Musée de la Ville de Paris, Paris, and Shanghart Gallery, Shanghai, 20 February.

Chen Zhen, Maison portable, Art & Public, Geneva, 2 February – 3 March.

2000

The Ritual Music – Daily Incantations, Cité de la musique, Paris, 21 November, 2000 – 25 February, 2001.

Field of Sinergy, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano (Siena), Italy, 21 October, 2000 – 21 March, 2001 (cat.).

Six Roots, curated by Zelimir Koscevic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, 28 May – 7 July (cat.).

Chen Zhen, Elogio della Magia Nera – In Praise of Black Magic – Éloge de la Magie Noire, curated by Alessandra Pace, GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy, 27 April - 12 June (cat.).

Jardin-Lavoir, curated by Jackie-Ruth Meyer, Jean-Claude Lattes, Cimaise & Portique – Centre départemental d’art contemporain, Albi, France, 25 March – 28 May (cat.).

Nightly Imprecations, Art & Public, Geneva, January 28 – 19 February.

1999

Chen Zhen, entre thérapie et méditation, ADDC – Espace culturel François Mitterrand, Périgueux, France, 10 February – 2 April (cat.).

1998

Chen Zhen, entre thérapie et méditation, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, 21 November, 1998 – 5 January, 1999 (cat.).

Jue Chang/Fifty Strokes to Each, curated by Nehama Guralnink, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, 7 May - 18 July (cat.).

Jardin Mouvement Méditation, École Nationale Supérieure de Géologie, Vandœuvre - les - Nancy, France, permanent installation.

1997

Fu Dao/Fu Dao, Upside-down Buddha – Arrival at Good Fortune, CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, 4 August – 5 September (cat.).

1996

Chen Zhen, Centre international d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, 5 October - 24 November (cat.).

La Digestion perpétuelle, curated by François Cheval and Colette Léonard, Musée Léon- Dierx, Saint-Denis, La Réunion, France, 20 June - 25 August (cat.).

Daily Incantations, Deitch Projects, New York, 4 May - 8 June.

1995

No Way to Sky, No Door to Earth, Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens, 11 October – 18 November.

Field of Purification, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, 16 September – 21 October.

1994

Chen Zhen, curated by Jérôme Sans, École nationale d’art de Nancy, Nancy, France, 1 – 20 December.

Field of Waste, curated by France Morin, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 6 May - 7 August (cat. & video).

1993

The Fire – Water as Purification, Dany Keller Galerie, Munich, 9 November – 22 December.

La Maison de “ l’autel “, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, 15 October - 18 November.

Light of Confession, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands, 18 September, 1993 – 9 January, 1994.

Polymorphie, Galerie Michel Rein, Tours, France, 15 May - 24 July.

1992

Éruption future, organised by Hélène Valentin, Arts 04, Centre d’art contemporain de Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, 26 June - 3 October (cat.).

Chen Zhen au Magasin, Le Magasin – Centre national d’art contemporain (CNAC), Grenoble, France, 6 June - 8 August (cat.).

Objets illuminés la nuit, Galleria Vivita, Florence, 4 April - 30 May.

La Porte de re-naissance, Espace des arts, Colomiers, France, 27 March - 9 May (cat.).

1991

Natur und Objekt – Ready-Made Mumifikation, Dany Keller Galerie, Munich, 13 September - 26 October.

Chen Zhen, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA), Paris, 14 June - 22 July (cat.).

Chen Zhen, Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome, 31 January - 15 March (cat.).

1990

Chen Zhen, organized by Hangar 028, in collaboration with the Musée départemental des Vosges, Espace Cour de mai, Paris, 24 - 29 April (cat.).

1989

Hôtel des Sociétés, Verdun, France, 21 – 26 February.

1986

Drama Institute Gallery, Shanghai, October.

Group Exhibitions

2017

Tous, des sang-mêlés, curated by Julie Crenn and Frank Lamy, MAC VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, 22 April – 3 September

Art and China after 1989: Theather of the World, curated by Alexandra Munroe, guest co-curator Philip Tinari, consulting curator Hou Hanru, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 6 October 2017 - 7 January 2018.

Inextricabilia. Enchevêtrements magiques, curated by Lucienne Peiry, Maison Rouge, Paris, 22 June – 17 September (cat.).

‘And what for example, am I now seeing?’(Autodisporsi), in collaboration with di Gropello Collection, Galleria Continua / Les Moulins, Boissy-le-Châtel, France, 30 April – 30 September.

2016

Quand fondra la neige où ira le blanc? Opere dalla collezione Enea Righi, curated by Eric Mézil and Lorenzo Paini, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, 4 June – 10 October (cat.).

A History. Contemporary Art from the Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 23 March – 4 September 2016.

Cuarteto, Galleria Continua / La Habana, 2 July – 25 September.

Par Tibi, Roma, Nihil , Palatino, Roma, 24 June – 18 September.

Highlights visions, MAXXI, Roma, 11 March – 5 June.

Daniel Buren. A Fresco, BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts, Bruxelles, 18 February – 22 May.

The Pagad, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, 20 January – 26 March.

2015

Wax, Galleria Francesco Pantaleone, Palermo, 17 December 2015 - 27 February 2016.

Follia Continua! 25 años de Galleria Continua, curated by Jorge Fernandez Torres, Centro Wifredo Lam, La Habana, 28 November, 2015 – 29 January, 2016.

L’Art ou la Machine, curated by Henry - Claude Cousseau and Claudine Cartier, Musée des Confluences, Lyon, 12 October 2015 - 24 January 2016 (cat.).

Follia Continua! Les 25 ans de Galleria Continua, Le Centquatre, Paris, 26 September - 22 November (cat.).

Il manichino della storia: l’arte dopo le costruzioni della critica e della cultura, curated by Richard Milazzo, Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Modena, 18 September 2015 - 31 January 2015 (cat.).

La Chine Ardente – Sculptures monumentales contemporaines, Anciens Abattoir, Mons, 4 July - 4 October (cat.).

Global Imaginations, Museum De Lakenhal, Leidein, The Netherlands, 27 June - 4 October.

2014

Lumières: carte blanche à Christian Lacroix, Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris, 17 November 2014 – 19 April 2015.

Food – Produire, Manger, Consommer, MuCEM – Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille, 29 October, 2014 - 23 February, 2015 (cat.).

Intenzione manifesta. Il disegno in tutte le sue forme, curated by Beatrice Merz and Marianna Vecellio, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (To), Italy, 11 October, 2014 – 25 January, 2015 (cat.).

Shadow Dust and a Promise of Future, Complesso di San’Agostino, Pietrasanta (Lu), Italy, 26 July - 14 September (cat.).

Art Lovers, curated by Martin Bethenod, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, 12 July – 7 September.

The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 22 May – 17 August (cat.).

La disparition des lucioles, Prison Sainte - Anne, Avignon, 18 May – 25 November (cat.).

Myth / History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art, curated by Wu Hung, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, 18 May – 18 November (cat.).

Globetrotters, Migrations, Musée Bernard d’Agesci, Niort, France, 28 March - 29 June.

Des hommes, des mondes, curated by Alain Berland, Collège des Bernardins, Paris, 7 March – 15 June.

2013

Art at the Core: The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance & Technology, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY, 27 October, 2013 – 27 July, 2014.

À triple tour. Collection Pinault, curated by Caroline Bourgeois, Conciergerie, Paris, 22 October, 2013 – 6 January, 2014 (cat.).

Pièces Montrées - Frac Alsace, 30 ans de collection. La Collection impossible, curated by Roland Recht, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, 20 October, 2013 – 23 March, 2014 (cat.).

La donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, curated by Jonas Storsve, Centre Georges Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 16 October, 2013 – 7 Avril, 2014 (cat.).

Pièces montrées - Frac Alsace, 30 Ans de Collection. Forme et Forces, curated by Raphaël Zarka, Musée d'Art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, 5 October, 2013 – 9 February, 2014 (cat.).

The red queen, MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia, 19 June, 2013 – 21 April, 2014.

Le Pont. A Journey between Adventure and Memories, curated by Thierry Ollat, MAC – Musée d’art contemporain, Marseille, 25 May – 20 October.

China China, curated by Björn Geldhof, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine, 18 May – 6 October.

2012

Electric Fields: Surrealism and Beyond. La Collection du Centre Pompidou, curated by Didier Ottinger, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 16 December, 2012 – 15 March, 2013 (cat.).

Tout feu tout flamme, curated by Daniel Abadie, Tornabuoni Art, Paris, 5 October, 2012 – 12 January, 2013 (cat.).

La magnifica ossessione, Mart, Rovereto, Italy, 26 October, 2012 – 2 February, 2014 (cat.).

Art of Change. New Directions from China, curated by Stephanie Rosenthal, Hayward Gallery, London, 6 September – 9 December (cat.).

Extra Large. Œuvres monumentales de la collection du Centre Pompidou à Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, 13 July – 9 September (cat.). Shanghai! La tentation de l’Occident, curated by Ashok Adicéam, Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, 7 April - 22 July (cat.).

Tecnica mista. Com’ è fatta l'arte del Novecento, curated by Marina Pugliese, Museo del Novecento - Spazio mostre, Milan, 29 March – 9 September.

2011

J'ai deux amours. Une présentation des collections d'art contemporain
 de la Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration, curated by Hou Hanru, Evelyne Jouanno et Isabelle Renard, Paris, 16 November, 2011- 24 June, 2012 (cat.).

L'Etoffe du temps, curated by Ashok Adicéam, Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, 15 October, 2011 – 15 January, 2012.

Valentina Moncada. Odissea contemporanea, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Palazzo Collicola, Arti Visive, Spoleto, Italy, 25 June - 30 October (cat.).

TRA - Edge of Becoming, curated by Daniela Ferretti, Rosa Martínez, Francesco Poli and Axel Vervoordt, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, 4 June – 27 November.

Elogio del Dubbio / Éloge du Doute / In Praise of Doubt, curated by Caroline Bourgeois, Punta della Dogana, Venezia, 10 April, 2011 – 17 March, 2013 (cat.).

Repères – 10 Ans, Espace Topographie de l’art, Paris, 19 March – 1 May (cat.).

A Sense of Perspective, curated by Young Tate, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, 1 April - 5 June.

Tracing the Milky Way, curated by Jérôme Sans, Tang Gallery, Beijing, 26 March – 14 May (cat.).

L’Odyssée de l’Espace 1989/2011, Centre d’art contemporain de Colomiers, Colomiers, France, 12 February - 16 April (cat.).

2010

Lo spazio del sacro [Sacred Spaces], Galleria Civica di Modena, Palazzina del Giardino Ducale, Modena, Italy, 4 December, 2010 – 6 March, 2011 (cat.).

Panorama. Artists of the gallery / Selected works, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, 27 November, 2010 – 15 January, 2011.

Director's Choice, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark, 19 June – 22 August.

Larger than life - Stranger than fiction, 11th Small Sculpture Triennial Fellbach 2010, Alte Kelter, Fellbach, Germany, 12 June – 11 October (cat.).

Le jardin emprunté, Jardins du Palais Royal, Paris, 18 May – 28 June.

Linguaggi e Sperimentazioni, Giovani artisti in una collezione contemporanea, curated by Giorgio Verzotti, Mart, Rovereto, Italy, 8 May – 22 August (cat.).

Shanghai World Expo, France Pavillion, Shanghai, 1 May – 31 October.

Che cosa sono le nuvole?: artworks form the Enea Righi collection, Museion Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy, 21 March - 19 September (cat.).

Keep your seat, curated by Danilo Eccher, GAM Torino, Turin, Italy, 24 February – 23 May (cat.).

2009

Green from Scratch, Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale, Yitian Holiday Plaza, Shenzhen, 6 December, 2009 – 28 February, 2010.

Aspekte des Sammelns (Aspects of Collecting), Contemporary Art Essl Museum, Vienna, 20 November, 2009 – 28 February, 2010 (cat.).

Deadline, curated by Odile Burluraux, Musée d’Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, 16 October, 2009 – 10 January, 2010 (cat.).

Le temps suspendu, Musée-Château Saint-Jean, Nogent-le-Rotrou, France, 3 October, 2009 – 28 February, 2010.

Sammellust, Werke aus der sammlung Finstral / Il piacere del collezionista, opere scelte dalla collezione Finstral, curated by Valerio Dehò, Merano Arte, Merano, Italy, 1 October, 2009 – 10 January, 2010 (cat.).

Def - Drafts establishing future, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 23 – 27 September (cat.).

Warm up, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 18 August – 12 September.

Qui a peur des artistes? Une sélection d’œuvres de la François Pinault Foundation, Palais des artes, Dinard, France, 14 June – 13 September (cat.).

Fare Mondi / Making Worlds, curated by da Daniel Birnbaum, 53° Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 7 June - 22 November (cat.).

Glasstress, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti - Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice, 6 June – 22 November (cat.).

The China project: Three Decades: The Contemporary Chinese Collection , Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 28 March – 28 June (cat.).

Un certain état du monde? Sélection de la collection de la Fondation François Pinault, curated by Caroline Bourgeois, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, 19 March – 14 June (cat.).

TILT, œuvre du centre national des arts plastiques en région Centre, Musée de l'Objet - Collection d'art contemporain, Blois, France, 1 March – 1 December.

2008

Une Histoire Partagée…, organised by Simone F. Brunau, Anne Tronche, Noëlle Chabert, and Pascal Bonafoux, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, 10 September – 3 October.

Our Future: The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, curated by Jérôme Sans, Guo Xiaoyan and Kate Fowle, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 19 July – 12 October, (cat.).

Resilience, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France, 28 June - 5 October.

2007

Shanghai Art Fair, International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2007, Exhibition Center, Shanghai, 15 – 19 November (cat.).

85 New Wave - the Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art, curated by Fei Dawei, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing’s 798 Arts District, 5 November, 2007 – 17 February, 2008 (cat).

Anni Settanta. Il decennio lungo del secolo breve, curated by Giovanni Canova, Triennale di Milano, Milan, 27 October, 2007 – 30 March, 2008 (cat.).

Ouverture, Galleria Continua / Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France, 21 October, 2007 – 6 April, 2008.

China Contemporary Art, la lunga marcia dell’Avanguardia, curated by Alberto de Simone and Emanuela Patella, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa, 28 September – 4 November (cat.).

Energies-Synergy, Foundation De Elf Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium, 23 September – 24 November (cat.).

Percorsi privati, Lo sguardo di un collezionista da Balla a Chen Zhen, curated by Gabriella Belli e Alberto Fiz, MART, Rovereto, Italy, 23 June – 7 October (cat.).

Mining Glass, curated by Julie Cho Bailer, Museum of Glass, Tacoma (WA), USA, 16 June, 2007 – 3 February, 2008 (cat.).

Pensa con i sensi - senti con la mente l’arte al presente, curated by Robert Storr, 52° Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Italia, Venice, 10 June – 21 November (cat.).

Expats / Clandestines, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, 25 May - 5 August.

Into Me / Out Of Me, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, MACRO Mattatoio, Rome, 20 April – 30 September (cat.).

Wind from the East, Perspectives on Asian Contemporary Art, KIASMA, Helsinki, 17 February - 27 May (cat.).

Paris du monde entier, artistes étrangers à Paris 1900-2005, National Art Center, Tokyo, 7 February – 7 May (cat.).

2006

L’homme Paysage, Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille, Lille, France, 15 October, 2006 – 14 January, 2007 (cat.).

Into Me / Out Of Me, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, P.S.1, Contemporary Art Center, New York, 25 June – 25 September; Kunst-Werke, Berlin, 25 November, 2006 – 28 January, 2007 (cat.).

Collectors 1, curated by Andrea Busto, Il Filatoio, Caraglio, Italy, 13 May, 2006 – 30 December, 2007 (cat.).

La Force de l’art, Laboratoire pour un avenir incertain, curated by Hou Hanru, Grand Palais, Paris, 10 May - 25 June.

Profils, 15 ans de création artistique - Œuvres des collections du FNAC et des Frac, Pera Museum, Istanbul, 3 May– 7 September; Benaki Museum, Athens, 13 July – 7 September.

Ecce Uomo, curated by Gemma De Angelis Testa and Sergio Risaliti, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, 23 March – 21 May (cat.).

2005

The Five Rings, curated by Mimmo Di Marzio, Forte di Exilles, Exilles (Turin), Italy, 3 December, 2005 – 16 April, 2006 (cat.).

Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, curated by Peter Weibel and Gregor Jansen, ZKM-Museum Für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany, 19 November, 2005 – 6 August, 2006 (cat.).

Beyond: an extraordinary space of experimentation for modernization, curated by Hou Hanru, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Guo Xiaoyan, II Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 18 November, 2005 – 15 January, 2006 (cat.).

Home Sweet Home. Architectures nomades confiées à des artistes pendant 365 jours, Centre de Création Contemporain, Tours, France, 22 October, 2005 – 22 October, 2006.

War is over 1945-2005 la libertà dell'arte da Picasso a Warhol a Cattelan, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Cristina Rodeschini Galati, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy, 15 October, 2005 – 26 February, 2006 (cat.).

Donna Donne. Uno sguardo sul femminile nell’arte contemporanea, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, 7 October, 2005 – 8 January, 2006 (cat.).

Senza confine (15th year), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 30 September – 22 October.

Art Circus – Jumping from Ordinary, 2nd Yokohama Triennale, curated by Taro Amano, Takashi Serizawa and Shingo Yamano, Yokohama, 28 September– 18 December (cat.).

BYO. Bring Your Own. Il MAN presenta: Opere dalla collezione Teseco, MAN-Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy, 23 September, 2005 – 8 January, 2006 (cat.).

In-formation: Collections sans frontières IV, Galeria Jána Koniarka v Trnave, Trnava, Slovakia, 8 September - 30 October.

Les Visiteurs: Œuvres d'aujourd'hui dans 20 monuments nationaux, Collection du Fonds national d'art contemporain, Château d’Angers, Angers, France, 15 August, 2005 – 30 September, 2006 (cat.).

Montpellier/Chine: MC1. 1re Biennale internationale d’art contemporain chinois de Montpellier, curated by José Frèches, Montpellier, France, 17 June – 2 October (cat.).

Identità e nomadismo, Palazzo delle Papesse - Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy, 28 May – 25 September (cat.).

Manmano, Galleria Continua / Beijing, Beijing, 8 May – 31 July.

Valeurs, 11ème Biennale de Pancevo en Serbie et à Périgueux, curated by Igor Antic, ADDC - Espace culturel Francois Mitterrand, Périgueux, France, 25 February – 27 May (cat.).

Theorema. Une collection privée en Italie, La collection d’Enea Righi, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France, 5 February – 12 June (cat.).

2004

The Nature Machine: Contemporary art, nature + technology, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 4 December – 13 February 2005.

Genova 2004. Un ateneo europeo per la capitale della cultura, biomedicina e salute: itinerari di conoscenza nell’ateneo genovese, Loggia dei Mercanti, Genoa, 15 October – 3 November (cat.).

Ipermercati dell’arte. Il consumismo rappresentato ironizzato contestato, curated by Omar Calabrese, Palazzo delle Papesse – Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy, 9 October, 2004 – 9 January, 2005 (cat.).

De leur temps, French private collections, curated by Evelyne-Dorothée Allemand and Michel Poitevin, exhibition organized in partnership with ADIAF, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, France, 6 October – 6 December.

Somewhere Everywhere Nowhere – Collections sans Frontières III, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 16 October – 5 December.

Odyssey(S) 2004, curated by Martina Köppel-Yang, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, 29 September - 5 December (cat.).

Conversation, curated by Laurence Le Cieux, Musée Léon-Dierx, Saint-Denis de la Réunion, France, 19 September, 2004 – 16 January, 2005 (cat.).

Moi! Autoportraits du XXème siècle, curated by Pascal Bonafoux, Galleria dei Uffizi, Florence, 18 September, 2004 – 9 January, 2005.

OPENASIA 2004, The East Meets the West. 7th International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installation, curated by Chang Tsong-Zung, Hôtel Des Bains, Venice Lido, Italy, 1 September – 10 October (cat.).

Monument to now. The Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation, Neo Psychico and Nea Ionia, Athens, 22 June - 31 December.

Symbolic Space, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, June 2004 - April 2005.

11th Biennial of Visual Art, curated by Svetlana Miadenov and Igor Antic, Gallery of Contemporary Art Pancevo, Yugoslavia, 29 May – 10 July.

The Beauty of Failure / The Failure of Beauty, curated by Harald Szeemann, Fundació Miró, Barcelona, 28 May – 24 October (cat.).

A secret History of Clay: from Gauguin to Gormley, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, 28 May – 30 August (cat.).

All under heaven. Ancient and contemporary Chinese Art - an exhibition of the collection of the Guy & Miriam Ullens Foundation, MuHKA and Kmska, Antwerpen, Belgium, 20 March – 30 May (cat.).

2003

Catastrofi Minime, MAN Museo d’Arte Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy, 5 December, 2003 – 29 February, 2004 (cat.).

Réalités – Collections sans Frontières II, Galerie Zacheta, Warsaw, 5 September – 16 November.

De humana proportione, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy, 29 June – 25 September.

Microutopías, 2a Bienal de Valencia, Comunicación entre las artes: La ciudad ideal, curated by Jean-Louis Maubant and Francisco Jarauta, Reales Atarazanas, Valencia, Spain, 8 June - 30 September (cat.).

2002

Le Prix Marcel Duchamp 2002, Centre Georges Pompidou - Musée national d'Art moderne, Paris, 25 October – 16 December (cat.).

Tutti i Nomi di Dio, curated by Manuela Grandini, Art gallery, Milan, 22 October – 14 December (cat.).

Paris-Pékin, curated by Chang Tsong-zung, Espace Cardin, Paris, 5 – 28 October (cat.).

3rd Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea, 15 September – 22 November.

Glassway, Le Stanze del vetro, curated by Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Rosana Mollo, Patrizia Framarin, Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Anna Geotti and Giuliana Cunéaz, Museo Archeologico Regionale, Aosta, Italy, 15 June – 27 October (cat.).

Continuità. Magnete. Presenze artistiche in Toscana nella seconda metà del XX secolo, curated by Angela Vettese, Fattoria di Celle, Santomato di Pistoia, Italy, 3 June– 30 September (cat.).

The AAAC Story, curated by Robert Lee, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, 23 May – 13 July.

Musicaxocchi / Augenmusik / Eyemusic, curated by Paula Tognon, Bolzano, Italy, 13 April – 16 June (cat.).

Prière(s), curated by Nathalie Batton, Céline Cauchois, Richard Georges and David Rosenberg, Musée d’art et histoire, Saint-Denis, France, 21 March – 24 June (cat.).

2001

The Overexcited Body, Art and Sport in Contemporary Society (2), curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg and Yorgos Tzirtzilakis, organized by ART for The World, Palazzo dell’Arengario, Milan, 29 March – 13 May.

Chairs in Contemporary Art, curated by Agnes Kohlmer, Civici Musei del Castello di Udine, Udine, Italy, 9 September, 2001 – 6 January, 2002 (cat.).

Platea dell’Umanità, curated by Harald Szeemann, 49a Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 10 June – 4 November (cat.).

The Body of Art, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, 1era Bienal de Valencia, Comunicación entre las artes: El Mundo Nuevo, Convento del Carmen, Valencia, Spain, 10 June – 23 October (cat.).

Jardins Secrets IV, Hôpital Charles Foix, Ivry-sur-Seine, France, 16 May – 30 June (cat.).

Belvedere, 1951-2001 Made in Italy?, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan, 4 April – 13 May (cat.).

2000

Paris pour escale, curated by Hou Hanru, Eveline Jouanno, Marie-Sophie Carron, Aurélie Voltz, ARC, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 7 December, 2000 – 18 February, 2001 (cat.).

Playground & Toys for Refugee Children, curated by Adelina Von Fürstenberg, organized by Art for the World, Musée international de la Croix-Rouge, Geneva, 30 September – 29 October; Museo H. C. Andersen, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, 1 December, 2000 – 14 January, 2001; General Assembly Visitor’s Lobby, United Nations, New York, 18 September – 18 November, 2001; Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland, 24 January – 28 February, 2002 (cat.).

The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and Projeto Axé, curated by France Morin, Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, 7 July – 20 August (cat.).

Continental Shift, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany, 21 May – 10 September.

Artistes du Tramway, Mairie, Montpellier, France, 4 May – 3 June.

Art grandeur nature, Parc départemental de La Courneuve, France, 1 May - 30 September (cat.).

Collection, Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan (cat.).

1999

1999 Carnegie International, curated by Madeleine Grynstejn, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA, 6 November, 1999 – 26 March, 2000 (cat.).

Kunstwelten in Dialog, curated by Marc Scheps, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany, 5 November, 1999 – 19 March, 2000 (cat.).

Street Life, curated by Jérôme Sans, Project Row House, Houston, USA, October 1999 - March 2000.

Beyond the Future – The Third Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Australia, 9 September, 1999 – 26 January, 2000 (cat.).

Art in the city 3 / Naturally Art. Magical Reality of Unnatural, curated by Jérôme Sans, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, 10 July – 19 September (cat.).

In de Ban van de Ring, curated by Annemie van Laethem, Provinciaal Centrum voor Beeldende Kunsten, Hasselt, Belgium. (cat.).

dAPPERTutto/APERTO overALL/APERTO parTOUT/APERTO überAll, curated by Harald Szeemann, 48a Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 13 June - 7 November (cat.).

Panorama 2000, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands, 5 June – 3 October (cat.).

Jardins Secrets III, curated by Jean-Louis Pradel, Hôpital Charles Foix, Ivry-sur-Seine, France, 20 May– 1 July (cat.).

Tales of the Tip - Art on Garbage, curated by Chris Driessen, Nicolette Gast and Tom van Gestel, organized by Fundament Foundation, Mondriaan Foundation, SKOR, former landfill Bavel, Breda, Netherlands, 1 May – 3 October (cat.).

The Edge of Awareness, organized by Art for the World, WHO Regional Office / The Rabindra Bahvan Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi, March – April (cat.).

Cities on the Move, curated by Hou Hanru and Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 29 January – 21 April; Hayward Gallery, London, 13 May - 27 June; Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 5 November - 19 December (cat.).

Between Artificial and Nature, curated by Giovanna Nicoletti, Brunico, Italy.

1998

Gare de l’Est, curated by Hou Hanru ed Enrico Lunghi, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 12 December, 1998 – 21 February, 1999 (cat.).

On The Edge. New Art from Private Collections in France, curated by Nehama Guralnik, Tel Aviv Museum of Art / Helena Rubistein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, 2 November, 1998 – 16 January, 1999 (cat.).

1e Biennale de Montréal, Les capteurs de rêves, curated by Claude Gosselin, Montréal, 27 August – 18 October.

Concession perpétuelle IV, curated by Caroline de Fondaumière, Musée Léon-Dierx, Saint-Denis de La Réunion, France, 17 July – 25 August (cat.).

Global Vision: New Art from the 90s, Part II, curated by Katerina Gregos, The Dakis Joannou Collection – DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, 7 July – 7 November.

Desire of Home (Sehnsucht Heimat), Kunsthalle Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria, 2 July – 31 October (cat.).

1998 Taipei Biennial: Site of Desire, curated by Fumio Nanjo, Akiko Miki and Chang Fang-Wei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, 13 June – 6 September (cat.).

The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and the Shakers, curated by France Morin, ICA, Boston,10 June – 27 September (cat.).

Cities on the Move, curated by Hou Hanru and Hans-Ulrich Obrist, CAPC – Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, 5 June – 30 August; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York, 18 October, 1998 – 10 January, 1999 (cat.).

The Edge of Awareness, organized by Art for The World, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, WHO Headquarters, Geneva, 10 May – 12 July; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center & United Nations Building, New York, 13 September – 15 October (cat.).

Jiangnan, Ken Lum and Chen Zhen, curated by Hank Bull, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, 19 March – 25 April (cat.).

Passage(s) , curated by Sylvie Raymond, Centre International d’Art Contemporain Montreal, Montreal, 17 – 31 January.

Un futur à rencontrer, curated by Alain Batifoulier and Jean-Michel Ribettes, Passage de Retz, Paris, 7 January – 13 February.

Crash Between Islands in: Archipelag, curated by Jérôme Sans, National Maritime Museum, Stockholm, Cultural Capital of Europe ’98, 16 March – 26 April (cat.).

1997

Cities on the Move, curated by Hou Hanru and Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Wiener Secession, Vienna, 26 November, 1997 - 18 January, 1998 (cat.).

Hong Kong, etc…, curated by Hou Hanru, 2nd Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg, 12 October, 1997 – 18 January, 1998 (cat.).

Artist Projects, The re-opening show of P.S.1 Museum, P.S.1 Comtemporary Art Center, New York, October 1997 - March 1998.

97 Kwangju Biennale: Unmapping the Earth - Hybrid, curated by Richard Koshalek, Kwangju, South Korea, 1 September – 27 November (cat.).

The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and the Shakers, curated by France Morin, Institute of Contemporary Art - Maine College for Art, Portland, Maine, USA, 9 August – 21 September (cat.).

In-Between Limits, curated by Fei Dawei, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyungju, South Korea, 10 July - 10 October (cat.).

L’Autre, curated by Harald Szeemann, 4e Biennale de Lyon, Maison de Lyon, Lyon, France, 9 July – 24 September (cat.).

Méditations, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, organized by Art for The World, Médersa Ibn Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco, 15 March – 5 April (cat.).

Fueki-Ryuko (Immutability and Fashion): Chinese Contemporary Art at the Midst of Changing Surroundings, curated by Fumio Nanjo and Akiko Miki, Kirin Art Space, Harajuku, Tokyo, 8 March – 6 April / Kirin Plaza, Osaka, 9 May – 8 June / Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium, Fukuoka, Japan, August - September (cat.).

Parisien(ne)s, curated by Hou Hanru, Institute of International Visual Arts, Camden Arts Centre, London, 7 February – 23 March (cat.).

1996

Origin and Myths of Fire, New Art from Japan, China and Korea, curated by Nakamura Makoto, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan, 12 October - 8 December (cat.).

Sites et artistes, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, 1 October - 1 December (cat.).

Inklusion : Exklusion, curated by Peter Weibel, Reininghaus and Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria, 22 September – 26 October (cat.).

Shopping, Deitch Projects, New York, 5 – 21 September (cat.).

1st Shanghai Art Biennial, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 18 March – 7 April (cat.).

Stipendiaten in der Villa Waldberta, Dany Keller Galerie, Munich.

Artistes français de A à Z, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris.

1995

Infrasound, curated by Jérôme Sans and Karin Günther, Woche die Bildenden Kunst, Hamburg, Germany, 13 October - 5 November (cat.).

Ma collection, Galerie Michel Rein, Tours, France, 23 – 28 September.

Shopping, curated by Jérôme Sans, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France, 9 - 23 September (cat.).

Dialogue de paix, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Palace of Nations, Geneva, 2 July - 26 October (cat.).

Aperto 95, Le Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne, France, 16 June – 30 September.

On board, Il nuovo trionfo, curated by Jérôme Sans and Karin Schorm, Riva San Biagio, Venice, 6 - 11 June (cat.).

25 Jahre Galerie, Galerie Dany Keller, Munich, 2 May– 25 June (cat.).

10e Bourse d’Art monumental d’Ivry-sur-Seine, Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry, Galerie Fernand Léger, Ivry, France, April - May (cat.).

Dada-Fluxus-Tecno, Galleria Vivita, Florence.

1994

Heart of Darkness, curated by Marianne Brouwer, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands, 18 December - 27 March (cat.).

Le Shuttle, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, October – November.

Out of the Centre, curated by Hou Hanru and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, PoriArt Museum, Pori, Finland, 19 June - 28 August (cat.).

L’Œuvre a-t-elle lieu? , curated by Daniel Buren, Witte de With – Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 9 April - 2 May (cat.).

In altre parole, Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome, 30 March – 28 April (cat.).

1993

Viennese Story, curated by Jérôme Sans, Wiener Secession, Vienna, 16 December, 1993 – 23 January, 1994 (cat.).

Devant, le future – Future Lies Ahead, curated by Pontus Hultén, Taejon Expo’93, Taedok Science Town, Taejon, South Korea, 7 August – 7 November (cat.).

Before the Sound of the Beep – A Parisian Exhibition (on answering machine) / Avant le Bip Sonore - Une Exposition Parisienne (sur répondeur), curated by Jérôme Sans, in 22 galleries, Paris, 1 – 31 August.

Concession perpétuelle, curated by François Cheval, Musée Léon-Dierx, La Réunion, France, 18 June - 19 September (cat.).

Trésors de voyage, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Venice Biennale, Mekhitarist monastery, Isle of San Lazzaro degli Armeni, Venice, 11 June - 1 September (cat.).

China avant-garde, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 29 May – 22 August; The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK, 4 September – 24 October; Kunsthallen Brands Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark, 12 November, 1993 – 6 February, 1994.

Prospect 93, curated by Peter Weiermair, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 20 March - 23 May (cat.).

Energotopes, curated by Démosthènes Davvetas, in collaboration with the Institut Français d’Athènes, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, 15 February - 12 March (cat.).

Plötzlich ist eine Zeit hereingebrochen, in der alles möglich sein sollte, curated by Udo Kilttelmann, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Silent Energy, curated by David Elliott, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, United Kingdom, 27 June– 29 August (cat.).

Rencontres dans un couloir, curated by Hou Hanru, 12 Rue Lacordaire, Paris, 30 July – 1 August.

Thàlatta, thàlatta! , curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, XXXVIII Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea, Termoli, Italy, 23 July – 23 September (cat.).

1992

Paesaggio con rovine, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Museo Civico di Arte Contemporanea, Gibellina, Italy, 27 September – 31 October (cat.).

3011, curated by Jérôme Sans, Galerie des Archives, Paris, 13 May - 11 July.

Allocaties / Allocations – Art for a Natural and Artificial Environment, curated by Maria-Rosa Boezem and Jouke Kleerebezem, Floriade Parc, The Hague-Zoetermeer, Netherlands, 10 April - 11 October (cat.).

La Technologie dans l’art, Galleria Vivita, Florence.

1991

AAAC Annual: “From ‘Star Star’ to Avant Garde – Nine artists from China”, curated by Robert Lee, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, 21 November - 20 December.

In Fureur de Lire, Atelier du Rhin, Colmar, France, 15 October - 21 December.

Sous le signe de…, curated by Richard Rotkopf, Centre lotois d’art contemporain, Figeac, France, summer 1991 (cat.).

Parcours privés 91, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Paris, (cat.).

1990

Von mir aus, Dany Keller Galerie, Munich, 14 September - 3 November (cat.).

Art chinois. Chine demain pour hier, curated by Fei Dawei, Couvent des Minimes, Pourrières, France, 7 - 31 July (cat.).

Laboratoire, curated by Pontus Hultén, Evgenia N. Petrova, associate curators Daniel Buren, Serge Fauchereau, Sarkis, Stanislav Zadora, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, 31 May - 16 July (cat.).

1989

Quatre artistes asiatiques, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA), Paris.

Galerie de la Maison des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 17 – 27 May.

1988

Salon des Réalités nouvelles, Grand Palais, Paris.

1987

Les Modernistes de Pékin, Galerie Bertrand de Gastines, Romorantin, France, 12 December, 1987 – 10 January, 1988.

Carrefour de la Chine, Rue Sainte-Anne, Paris, 23 October – 21 November.

Chine contemporaine, Galerie Schèmes, Lille, France, 27 June – 28 August.

Six générations de peintres chinois à Paris, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris.

Salon des réalités nouvelles, Grand Palais, Paris

Grants and Prizes

1989 Institut des Hautes Études en Arts plastiques, Paris.

1990 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York.

1991 Fondation Erwin und Gisela von Steiner, Munich.

1992 Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

1993 Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

1995 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York.

1996 Penny McCall Foundation, New York.

Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

1997 Penny McCall Foundation, New York.

1997 Kwangju Biennale Award, Corée du Sud.

1998 Annie Wang Foundation for Art, Hong Kong.

Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

1999 Annie Wang Foundation for Art, Hong Kong.

2000 Concours ONU “ Playgrounds & Toys for Refugee Children “.

1989 Institut des Hautes Études en Arts plastiques, Paris.

1990 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York.

1991 Fondation Erwin und Gisela von Steiner, Munich.

1992 Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

1993 Fonds d’incitation à la création, ministère de la Culture, Paris.

Residences

1991 Villa Waldberta de Feldafing, Munich.

1992 Atelier d’artiste invité au Magasin, Centre national d’art contemporain de Grenoble, France.

1997 Centre for Visual Arts, Jerusalem.

CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan.

1998 The Artists’Residence, Herzliya, Israel.

Centre for Visual Arts, Jerusalem.

Public collections

CNAP - Centre national des Arts plastiques, France

FRAC Alsace, Fonds régional d'art contemporain Alsace, France

National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, Netherlands

Park of Universal Exhibition, Taejon, South Korea

Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria

Musée Léon Dierx, Saint-Denis, La Réunion, France

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

GAM – Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome

Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan

Museo del Novecento, Milan, Italy

Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria

Tate Collection, London, United Kingdom

Musée National d'Art Moderne – Centre de Création Industrielle, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Collection of MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

Private foundations

Collezione La Gaia, Italy

François Pinault Collection, France

Annie Wong Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China

The Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation, Switzerland

Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China

The Jumex Foundation, Mexico

Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, Italy

Books

Galleria Continua Beijing. 10 Years, Galleria Continua, Beijing, 2015

Marco Cianciotta, Sergio Nannicola, Marco Pellizzola, Valeria Tassinari, Miti d’Oriente, miti d’Occidente. Nuovi modelli per una relazione interculturale tra Italia e Cina, Silvana editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo (MI), 2015.

Art Basel, Year 44, JPR/ Ringier, Zurich, 2014.

Silja Rantanen, Out of the Brackets. Genre as Compositional Pattern in Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki, 2014.

Catherine Becker, La Marque Rouge. Shanghai, luxe, art & mémoire, Editions Cherche Midi, Paris, 2014. Anna Moszynska, Sculpture now, Thames & Hudson world of art, London, 2013.

Karen Smith, As Seen 2, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Post Wave Publishing Consulting, Beijing, 2013.

Letizia Montalbano and Mattia Patti (edited by), Il futuro del contemporaneo, Edifir – Edizioni Firenze, Firenze, 2013.

Annuario Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia 2011, Il Poligrafo, Padua, 2012.

Michael Petry, The Art of not making.The new artist/artisan relationship, Thames & Hudson, London, 2011.

Artistes chinois à Paris, Éditions Paris Musées, Musée Cernuschi, 2011.

Extrêmuseum Guimet, Musée Guimet, Artlys, Versailles, 2010.

Art contemporain Pékin en 11 parcours, Images en manœuvres éditions, Marseille, 2010.

Sally O'Reilly, The Body in Contemporary Art, Thames & Hudson world of art, London, 2009.

Eugenia Battisti, Il libro nero della 53ª Biennale di Venezia, Lulu Press, New York, 2009.

Hans Ulrich Obrist:The China Interviews, Office for Discourse Engineering, Hong Kong-Beijing, 2009.

Paola Bersi, Carlo Ricci, Guardare Capire Fare, vol. A, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2009.

Richard Vine, New China, New Art, Prestel Verlag, Munich, 2008.

Francesco Bernardelli (ed.), Arte Contemporanea. Cinque. Anni Novanta, Gruppo editoriale L’espresso, Mondadori, Electa, Milan, 2008.

Melissa Chiu, Chinese Contemporary Art. 7 things you should know, AW Asia, New York, 2008.

Eleanor Heartney (edited by), Art & Today, Phaidon Press Limited, 2008.

Cai Guo-Qiang, I Want to Believe, Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2008.

07 Shanghai Art Fair International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wen Hui Chubanshe, Shanghai, 2007.

Sophie Duplaix, Collection art contemporain, la collection du Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Editions du Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2007.

Akiko Myake (ed.), CCA Project 05.1997-03.2007, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, 2007.

Cina intra/extra ovest. Transexpériences, Post Media Books, Milan, 2007.

Uta Grosenick and Caspar H. Schübbe, China Art Book, DuMont, Cologne, 2007.

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Conversations, Ed. Centre national des arts plastiques et M/M (Manuella Éditons), Paris, 2007.

Philip Tinari, Mario Ciampi, Artisti in Cina, Verba Volant, London, 2007.

Gerard Drosterij, Toine Ooms, Ken Vos (edited by), INTRUDERS: Reflections on art and the ethnological museum, Waanders Uitgevers, Zwolle, 2006.

Yves Aupetitallot, “Magasin 1986-2006”, JRP-Ringier, Zurich, with Le Magasin - CNAC, Grenoble, 2006.

Dalu Jones, Filippo Salviati, Mariagrazia Costantino, Arte Contemporanea Cinese, Electa, Milan, 2006.

Melissa Chiu (ed), Breakout. Chinese Art outside China, Charta, Milan, 2006.

Xu Min, Overseas Chinese Artists Interviews Series - Chen Zhen, Jilin Fine Arts Press, Changchun, 2006.

Mariella Sgaravatti Poli (edited by), Contemporaneità in Toscana, Ed. Centro Di, Firenze, 2006.

Beyond Boundaries. Shanghai Gallery of Art ’04-’05, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, 2005.

Caroline Turner (edited by), Art and social change: Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific. Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, 2005.

Gilane Tawadros, Changing State. Contemporary Art and Ideas in an Era of Globalisation, Institute of Internacional Visual Arts, London, 2004.

I Grandi Musei del Mondo: Museo Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Parigi, Scala Group, Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso, 2004.

Les 20 ans du CIAC, Centre International d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, 2004.

Jean-Marc Decrop and Christine Buci- Glucksmann, Modernités chinoises, Skira, Milan, 2003.

David Rosenberg and Xu Min (eds.), Chen Zhen. Invocation of Washing Fire, Gli Ori, Prato-Siena, Italy, 2003.

Jérôme Sans (ed.), Chen Zhen, Les entretiens, Les presses du réel, Dijon, 2003.

David Rosenberg, Art Game Book, Histoire des Arts du XXe siecle, Assouline, Paris, 2003.

Fundament, Kunst en Openbare Ruimte 1993-2003, Rijnya, Amsterdam, 2003.

Akiki Myake (ed.), CCA Project 05.1997-03.2002, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, 2002.

Akiko Myake (ed.), Let's talk about art #0002, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, 2002.

Frac Alsace, Volume 7, Éditions Frac Alsace, 2002.

Hou Hanru, On the Mid-Ground. Selected texts edited by Yu Hsiao-Hwei, Timezone 8 Limited, Hong Kong, 2002.

Art for The World, ART for The World, Geneva, 2002.

VisioniVisions. Galleria Valentina Moncada. I primi dieci anni, Charta, Milan, 2001.

Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Catalogue of collections, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kagoshima, 2001.

Art contemporain: un choix de 200 œuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain (1985-1999), Éditions du Chêne-Hachette Livre, Paris, 2001.

Chen Zhen, Miguel Angel Mendo, That I Might be Born, Hopefulmonster, Turin, 2000.

Alice Yang, Why Asia, contemporary Asian and Asian American Art, New York University Press, New York, 1998.

Yona Fischer, Chronologie, artistes français en Israël, 1988 - 1998, AFAA, Paris, 1998.

Jean Bernier Gallery 1977-1998, Jean Bernier – Maria Eliades Gallery / Agra Publications, Athens, 1998.

Les Pas silencieux / Silent Paces, 5 projets aux États-Unis 1994-1997, Aline Pujo Éditeur, AFAA, Paris, 1997.

Brigitte Hedel-Samson, 1990 Arts Plastiques, acquisitions, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, 1991.

Periodicals

2009

Les Cahiers de la Création contemporaine #1:TILT, Éditions du Centre national des arts plastiques. "Chen Zhen", Art it, spring, n.23, p.86

2008

Gloria Vallese, "I vissuti di Chen Zhen", Arte, February, n.414, pp.112.

Ken Lum, "A China Portal", Art, spring, vol.25, n.1, pp.50

Manuela Gandini, "Chen Zhen nella gioia, nel dolore, nell'amore", La Stampa, March 17, year 142, n. 76, p.30

Cristiano Vitali, "Nuove visioni", Io donna, n.15, pp. 296

Silvia Conta, "Chen Zhen", Espo Arte, n.52, year IX, april.may, pp.126

Cristina Baldacci, "Arte contemporanera cinese", Artedossier, year XXIII, n.242, March, pp.60

Luigi Fassi, "Chen Zhen: The body as Landscape", Art Asia Pacific, n.61, november- December, pp.276 Visual production, Vol.2-3, / 2008

“Une nouvelle fontaine à Paris”, Le Figaro, February 12

2007

Magazine Luna, n. 140 april 2007, Classeeditore

Helen Chang, "Vienna Art", The Wall Street Journal, 8 June

Nicole Scheyerer, "Kritik kurz", Falter, 22 July

Anne Katrin Febler, "Archaologie eines Heimatlosen", Der Standard, 25 May

"Konfuzius und Kapital", Der Standard, 25 May

Von Carlo Wiesauer, "Der Wink des Zeitenwanderers", Kurier, 25 May

Philip Tinari, "Chen Zhen", Artforum, May, p.203

Aneta Georgievska-Shine, "Chen Zhen", Art Us, November, p.6

Magazine Luna, n. 140 April, Classeeditore, p. 205

Valérie Duponchelle, “L’artiste est un virus disait Chen Zhen”, Le Figaro, August 27

2006

Lorenzo Giusti, "Chen Zhen", Arte e Critica, n.46, p.60

Amy Wood, "Chen Zhen", Art Asia Pacific, n.40, summer, pp.85

Adele Tan, "Chen Zhen: Transexperiences", Art Asia Pacific, n.47, winter, p.78

2005

”Contemporary Art Part II”, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, n° 10205, May 2005, p. 217

Silvia Pichini, "Chen Zhen, Transexperiences", Futuro, Sept-Oct-Nov, n.7, p.35

2004

Cristine Frérot, “ Chen Zhen, “Loud Silence” Palais de Tokyo, Paris “, ArtNexus, n° 53, July-September, pp. 80-85

Millepiani n° 28, DeriveApprodi, Milan, Italy, 2004

"Musica Zhen e giganti stradali", Il giornale dell'arte, rapporto annuale 2004, p.32. "Chen Zhen, dancing body/drumming mind", Gem, n.2, pp.4

Silvia Pichini, "Chen Zhen, Transexperiences", Futuro, Sept-Oct-Nov, n.7

Henry-François Debrailleux, “Ambiance Zhen au Palais de Tokyo”, Libération, January 8

2003

Paul Parcellin, "Boston, Mass.", Art Papers, January - February, p.42

Luca Scalco, "Chen Zhen", Exibart.onpaper, anno II, May, p.13

Cristina Trivellin, "Chen Zhen e l'arte del superamento", D'ars, anno 43, n.173, May, pp.42

Paola Formenti Tavazzani, "Chen Zhen. Sapienza antica e agire moderno", Arte e Critica, anno IX, num.34, April-June, 2003, p.39

Daniele Perra, "Chen Zhen", Tema celeste artecontemporanea, n.97, p.89

Luisa Somaini, "Chen Zhen. Un artista tra Oriente e Occidente", Il lunedì de la Repubblica, year 10, num.8, February 24, p.35

Barbara Formis, "Chen Zhen, Metafore silenziose. Palais de Tokyo, Parigi", Segno, year XXVIII, N. 193, november. december, pp.37

Marco do Capua, "2003 l'anno del dragone", Panorama, 10 July, year XLIN n.28, pp.147

Roberto Pinto, "Chen Zhen. La luce come spazio unico", Luce e design, n.5, september, pp. 128

Hou Hanru & Daniel Buren, "Chen Zhen. La voie humaine", Beaux Arts, n.233, October, pp.74

"Chen Zhen", 02 Festival d'Automne a Paris with Les Cahiers du Fnac n.4, September-December, pp.7

Federic Bobin, "La Chine s'exhibe", Le Monde, Festival d'automne, p.2

G.B, "L'art-therapie de Chen Zhen", Le Monde, Festival d'automne, p.3

Christine Frerot, "Exposition Chen Zhen Silence Sonore"

Eleanor Heartney, “ Chen Zhen’s Legacy “, Art in America, February, pp. 85-87

Eleanor Heartney, “ Parallel Lives “, Art Asia Pacific, n. 38, pp.50

Jerome Coignard” Chen Zhen, un désespéré au chevet du monde “, Le Figaro, October 10, p.24

“Chen Zhen: a tribute. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Lond Island City, New Cork, February 16- March 25, 2003”, Museum New Cork Special Edition

Olivier Michelon, “Chen Zhen au Palais de Tokyo”, Journal des Arts, November 7

Christophe Perez, “Transculturalité: Hommage à Chen Zhen à New York”, Journal des Arts, March 21

Thomas Schlesser, “Chen Zhen ou l’art comme guérison du monde”, L’Oeil, nº553, December 1, pp. 64-69

2002

S. Spada, “ I riti dell’arte di Chen Zhen ”, Arte, n° 346, June, p. 55

"Chen Zhen retrospettiva", Flash Art, anno XXXV, n.235, August-September 2002, p.41

N. Daishonin, “ Generale Tigre di Pietra “, Artandgallery, p. 8

Hou Hanru, “ La ‘transexpérience’de Chen Zhen ”, Fiac Le Quotidien, n° 2, October 25

Katerina Gregos, “ Athens in International News “, Contemporary, June-August, pp. 33-34

Claire Moralène, “Les accords de Chen Zhen”, Les Inrockuptibles, October 10

Henri-François Debailleux, “Ambiance Zhen à Tours”, Liberation, September 9

2001

Carlos Jimenez, "Valencia Biennial, Between Bulimia and Anorexia", ArtNexus, No.42/ Volume 4, pp.78

Marco Mango, “ Field of Synergy. Chen Zhen at San Gimignano, Galleria Continua “, Collezioni, Modena, January-March

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, “entretien avec/ interview with Chen Zhen”, Eutropia, January, pp. 101-108

Saretto Cincinelli, “ Chen Zhen “, Flash Art, n° 226, February-March, p. 131

Alessia Muroni, “ Un libro per Chen Zhen “, Arte e Critica, n° 26-27, April- September, p. 58

Adrian Searle, “ Please Do not Sit on the Artwork “, The Guardian, May 1st, pp. 12-13

“ Beat the drum for a man apart “, The Times, May 9

Michael Glover, “ Suspended between East and West “, The Independent, May 10

“ A Different Drum. Is Chen Zhen’s Sculpture Good for You? ”, Time Out, May 23

Hou Hanru, “La disparition de Chen Zhen”, Journal des arts, January 5

2000

Alberto Fiz, “ Il mercato guarda a oriente “, Milano Finanza, April 1st.

Lisa Parola, “ Arrivano i ‘cortocircuiti’ di Chen Zhen ”, La Stampa, April 13

Adelinda Allegretti, “ L’arte magica fuggita dall’oriente comunista “, Il Giornale del Piemonte, April 18

Fabiola Palmeri, “ Lo Zen o l’arte della magia nera “, Il Giornale dell’Arte, April

Véronique Bouruet-Aubertot, “ Chen Zhen, Le fugitif spirituel “, Beaux-Arts, n° 192, May, p. 42, May 1

Yu Hsiao-Hwei, “ A Seminar of Global Culture Between Chickens and Ducks in a Confused Time-Space “, Chinese Art News, n° 32, May, p. 84

France Morin, “ The Quiet in the Land: Resistance and Healing through Art “, Art Journal, n° 59, spring, pp. 7-10

Fabiola Palmeri, “ La scultura come cura “, Vernissage, n° 6, June, p. 15

Saretto Cincinelli, “ Chen Zhen alla Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Torino “, Flash Art, n° 222, June-July, pp.120-121

Yu Hsiao-Hwei, “ Chen Zhen, Jardin-Lavoir “, Chinese Art News, n° 34, July, p. 68

Jean-Marie Gavalda, “ L’art va bon tram “, Libération, Paris, August 17, p. 28

“ Chen Zhen “, conversation avec Hans-Ulrich Obrist/conversation with Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Atlantica, n° 27, fall, pp. 4-17

Manuela Gandini, “ L’energia dei luoghi che nasce dal dolore “, Il Sole 24 Ore, n° 306, November 12

Manuela Gandini, “ Tamburi di luce “, Il Sole 24 0re, n° 308, 17 December 17, p. 25

“ Chen Zhen. Due nuove installazioni. Fra tradizione e high-tech “, Arte, n° 328, December, p. 256

Manuela Gandini, Margherita Remotti, “ Oriente Occidente “, Kult, n° 12, December-January, pp. 152-155

Hou Hanru, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, “ Cities on the Move – a Dialogue “, Art Asia Pacific, n° 25, pp. 73-74

Eleanor Heartney, “ Chen Zhen “entre” les cultures. Paintings to Save His Life “, Art Press, n° 260, September, pp. 22-26

“ Le train Tram Art “, in “ Actualité “, Beaux-Arts, n° 195, p. 10

“ Chen Zhen “, interview, Cité de la Musique, n° 31, Paris, December 2000-January 2001, pp. 14-15. /94, Munich, p. 116

Geneviève Breerette, “Chen Zhen, un Chinois de Paris”, Le Monde, December 15

Elisabeth Lerovici, “la dernière escale de Chen Zhen”, Liberation, December 15

Stéphanie Pioda, “Un Petit Palais pour un Grand Empire”, Journal des Arts, December 1

Marie-Douce Albert, “Quand le dragon donne de la voix”, Le Figaro, December 1

Corine Girieud, “Mondialisation: l’art contemporain perd le Nord”, Cimaise, nº 265, May-June, p.2

Jade Lindgaard, “Chen zen”, Les Inrockuptibles, April 18

Philippe Régnier, “L’Espace de Chen Zhen”, Journal des Arts, nº 103, April 14, p. 7

1999

“ Découverte de l’œuvre et rencontres avec Chen Zhen “, Dordogne libre, February 9

“ Chen Zhen, restons zen “, L’Echo Dordogne, February 10

“ Entre Orient et Occident “, Sud-Ouest, February 12

Dominique Godfrey, “ La Chine, le corps et l’esprit “, Sud-Ouest Dimanche, 21 February, p. 29

“ Chen Zhen “ Exporama, Art Press, n° 243, February, p. 8

Eleanor Heartney, “ Report from Montreal “, Art in America, February

La Dépêche du Midi, March 12

“ Périgueux Chen Zhen “, Flash, n° 178, March, p. 35

Michael Kimmelman, “ The Art of the Moment (and Only for the Moment), The New York Times, April 1st, pp. 1, 34

Amy Woeten, “ Kunstenaars laten zich inspireren door wat ooit is weggegooid “, Nieuw Ginneken, April 28

Paola Van de Velde, “ De mens gaat ten onder aan zijn afval “, Telegraaph (Holland), May 7

Andrew O’Hagan, “ The Show Must Go on “, The Guardian, May 15

Richard Cork, “ Does Every City End up Like This? “ The Times, May 19

Adrian Searle, “ Take a Left at Hong, a Right at Kuala Lumpur and there you are... London “, The Guardian, May 19

George Knott, “ The Urban Roller-Coaster Ride “, Building Design, May 21

Robert Storr, Harald Szeemann, “ Prince of Tides “, Artforum, May, p. 164

Jérôme Sans, “ Chen Zhen “, Les Inrockuptibles, supplément du n° 202, 9 June

Virginia Baradel, “ Gli italiani, dal fachiro all’aviogetto “, La Nuova Venezia, June 10

Paolo Rizzi, “ Finalmente l’arte impara a divertirsi “, Il Gazzettino di Venezia, June 10

Paolo Vagheggi, “ Un grande circo allegro “, La Repubblica, June 11

Renato Barilli, “ Ufficio smistamento : per andare altrove “, Corriere della Sera, June 12

Gillo Dorfles, “ Video, foto, marchingegni. E la pittura? Biennale : una gran voglia di ricominiciare “, Corriere della Sera, June 12

Angela Vettese, “ Salpando per mari aperti “, Il Sole 24 Ore, June 13

Ingeborg Ruthe, “ Das Spiel der Enkel und das Äugen zum Markt “, Berliner Zeitung, June 14

Harry Bellet, “ L’exposition internationale de la Biennale de Venise pulvérise les bastions nationaux “, Le Monde, June 16

Roderick Conway Morris, “ Biennale Celebrates the Local “, International Herald Tribune, June 16, p. 6

Pasquale Chessa, “ Al gran circo di Venezia “, Panorama, June 17

Annick Colonna-Cesari, “ La défaite de la peinture “, L’Express, June 24

Marco Vallora, “ Una biennale sulle labbra di Monica “, La Stampa, n° 157, June 10, p. 25

Lidia Panzeri, “ Venezia, Biennale vademecum “, Il Giornale dell’Arte, June

Sarah Greenberg, “ The Marco Polo Biennale “, The Art Newspaper, n° 94, July-August 1999

“ Chen Zhen “, Art Magazine (Japanese review), September, p. 22

Marcia E. Vetrocq, “ The Venice Biennale “, Art in America, September, p. 93

Patricia C. Johnson, “ An International Group of Artists finds Provocative Ways to Bring Cultures Together “, Houston Chronicle, Sunday, October 24, pp. 8-9

Fei Da-Wei, “ Twenty Chinese Artists “, Flash Art, n° 208, October, pp. 82-83

Giancarlo Politi, “ The Venice Biennale “, Flash Art, n° 208, October, p. 77

Kunstforum International, nº 147, September-November 1999, pp. 238-239

Francesca Dal Lago, “ Open and Everywhere “, Art. Asiapacific, pp. 24-26

Eric Mezil, “ L’attirail de Chine “, Beaux-Arts, numéro spécial, 15 December, pp. 226-229

1998

Eleanor Heartney, “ The Return of the Red-Brick Alternative “, Art in America, January, p. 58

Eleanor Heartney, “ La réouverture de P.S.1 (P.S.1 Reopens) “, Art Press, n° 231, January, pp. 70-71

Satoru Nagoya, “ Dangers of Postmodern Global Conditions “, Flash Art, vol. XXXI, n° 198, January, p. 73

Anne Dagbert, “ Un futur à rencontrer “, Art Press, n° 233, March, p. IX

Milou Allerholm, “ Views “, Siski, April, p. 80

Geneviève Breerette, “ A Genève, l’art contemporain affiche une certaine santé “, Le Monde, July 1st

Andrew Solomon, “ As Asia Regroups, Art has a New Urgency “, The New York Times, August 23, p. 31

Richard Vine, “ Post-Mao Artists in New York “, Art in America, September, p. 117

Simon Cherly, Fred Mc Sherry, “ Destination: Montreal “, International Contemporary Art Magazine, November-January

Laurie Palmer, “ Montreal Biennale “, Frieze

Alice Yang, “ Chen Zhen, Why Asia? “, New York Press, pp. 57-59

1997

Shukan Playby, Tokyo, February 11

John Christakos, “ Surprises from China “, The Daily Yomiuri, Tokyo, March

Tokyo Walker, Tokyo, March 11

Men’s Walker, Tokyo, March 12

Martin Coomer, “ Parisien(ne)s “, Time Out, n° 52, March 12-19

New Art News, Tokyo, March

Artists, Taiwan, March

Art Journal, vol. 258, Tokyo, March

Aerea, n° 14, Tokyo, March

Sarah Curtis, “ Quiet Confidants “, World Art, March 1997

Jennifer Gouelle, “ Chen Zhen “, Parachute, March, pp. 33-34

Nen’s Non-no, Japan, April

Nikkei Art, n° 3, vol. 10, Japan, April

Elle, n° 150, Tokyo, April

Art & Visual, spring, Japan

Helena Kontova, “ Meditations in Marrakech “, Flash Art, May-June, p. 49

Satoru Nagoya, “ Immutability and Fashion “, Flash Art, May-June, pp. 110-111

Kay Larson, “ A Month in Shaker Country “, New York Times, August 10

Cate McQuaid, “ Maine’s Quiet in the Land’Plumbs Art of Shaker Life “, The Boston Globe, August 15

“ Modern Artists Try to Out Vanishing Lifestyle “, The Globe and Mail, August 23

Harald Szeemann, “ Catalogue of the Exhibition “L’Autre” “, Lyon Biennial, Flash Art, n° 195, summer

Leslie Camhi, “ Seeing and Believing “, Village Voice, September 2

Franklin Sirmans, “ Harald Szeemann “ (interview), Flash Art, n° 195, autumn, p. 89

Sarah McFadden, “ The Other Biennial “, Art in America, n° 85, November, p. 91

Catherine Millet, “ Unmapping the Earth ”, Art Press, n° 230, December, p. 65

Clémentine Deliss, “ Meditations: Resisting the Seduction of the Space “, Atlantica, n° 17, p. 17

Antonio Zaya, “ Meditations: On Spirituality in Art “, Atlantica, n° 17, pp. 112-113

1996

Laure Murat, “ Visite très privée chez les plus grands collectionneurs “, Beaux-Arts, n° 11, January, p. 56

Jérôme Sans, “ Chen Zhen “, Artforum, n° 34, January, p. 92

Thierry Barat, “ Le destin identitaire de Chen Zhen “, Le Quotidien, La Réunion, June 21

David Dubourd, “ Scène de la vie quotidienne “, Le Journal de L’Ile, La Réunion, June 21

Sylvie Amar, “ Walk in the Soho Side etc. “, Art Press, n°215, July-August, pp. 68-69

Roberta Smith, “ Culture and Commerce Live Side by Side in Soho “, New York Times, September 13

Max Bruinsma, “ Heart of Darkness “, Metropolism, n° 1, Amsterdam

Sundaram Tagore, “ U.N. 50th Anniversary Exhibition at the League of Nations Building and Ariana Park “, Asian Art News, p. 80

Alice Yang, “ Daily Incantations “, World Art, n° 4, p. 85

1995

Inels Anselmi, “ Dialogues de Paix “, Kunstforum, n° 132, November 1995- January 1996, pp. 322-325

Janet Koplos, “ Huang Yong Ping and Chen Zhen at the New Museum “, Art in America, n° 83, January, pp. 104-105

Stefan Römer, “ Le Shuttle “, Kunstforum, n° 129, January-April, pp. 339-340

Sylvie Amar, “ A Few Reflections on: L’Œuvre a t-elle lieu ? “, Witte de With Cahier n° 3, February, pp. 44-47

“ Künstler Liefern Politikern Denkanstösse “, Zürichsee-Zeitung, July 15

“ Weltkunst reflektiert Weltpolitik “, Badener Tagblatt, 21 July

Christoph Doswald, “ Biennale de Venise “, Kunstforum, n° 131, August-October, p. 174

Alan Riding, “ Politics, This is Art. Art, This is Politics “, New York Times, August 10, c11, c15

Mary Sinanidis, “ Chen Zhen’s Greek Connection “, Athens News, October 24

Lee Sanders Jung, “ Chinese Hand Laundry & Field of Waste “, Space, South Korea

1994

Marianne Vermeijden, “ Met een gasmasker op naar gedroogde mest kijken “, NRC Handelsblad, March 25

Janneke Wesseling, “ Reageren op het niets “, NRC Handelsblad, April 22

Hollan Cotter, “ Installations Addressing Ethnic Identity-Chen Zhen/Huang Yong Ping “, New York Times, May 20

Yu Yi-Qing, “ Chen Zhen & Huang Yong Ping “, World Weekly, May 22

Kim Levin, “ Chen Zhen/Huang Yong Ping “, The Village Voice, May 31

Bernard Marcelis, “ L’œuvre a-t-elle lieu ? (Does the Work of Art Takes Place ?) “, Art Press, n° 193, July-August, p. 166

Barbara U. Schmidt, “ Chen Zhen, the Fire-Water as the Purification “, Kritik, n°1

1993

Birgit Sonna, “ Aktuell in Münchner Galerien “, Süddeutsche Zeitung, n° 288, June 14

Philippe Piguet, “ Chen Zhen “, La Croix, July 4

Hou Hanru, “ Zen and the Art of Contemporary China “, Flash Art International, v. XXVI, n° 173, November-December, p. 64

Gert Gliewe, “ Widerstand mit Bidern “, AZ Feuilleton, December 9

Michel Giroud, “ Chen Zhen “, Kanaleurope

Rainer Metzger, “ Prospect ’93 “, Kunstforum, n° 123, pp. 306-309

1992

Ami Barak, “ Entre chien et loup, Chen Zhen, Pat Steir “, Art Press, n° 172, p. 85

Gaston Marguerite, “ Muraille 8, Chen Zhen à l’Espace des Arts “, Flash, Toulouse, April

Michel Jammeti, “ Chen Zhen à l’Espace des Arts, le plasticien de la récupération “, La Dépêche du Midi, Toulouse, April 1st

Hervé Gauville, “ Chen Zhen à Colomiers “, Libération, Paris, April 16

Silvia Sperandio, “ Totem quotidiani brillano nella sacra notte “, Arte, n° 228, April, p. 23

Jean Pagneux, “ Le fil d’Ariane “, L’Argus de la Presse, June 6.Bernadette Bost, “ Les sens et la voie “, Le Monde, June 12

Luk Lambrecht, “ Magasin “, Die Morgen, June 20

Geneviève Breerette, “ Chen Zhen à Grenoble “, Le Monde, July 10

Sylvie Perrard, “ Trois parcours différents “, Le Dauphiné Libéré, July 22

Saretto Cincinelli, “ Chen Zhen “, Flash Art, n° 168, June-July, p. 124

Eleanor Heartney, “ Skeptics in Utopia “, Art in America, July, pp. 76-81

Manuel Jover, “ Chen Zhen “, Beaux-Arts, n° 104, Paris, September, p. 113

Bernadette Bost, “Héritages”, Le Monde, July 7

1991

Gabriella Dalesio, “ Chen Zhen “, Segno, February-March, pp. 101-102

Giovanni Lovane, “ Chen Zhen “, Titolo, spring

Cynthia Guttman, “ Mao’s Children Fly Avant-Garde Flag “, International Herald Tribune-Arts and Antiques, October 26-29

1990

Mario De Candia, “ Il piacere dell’occhio “, Trovaroma, January 31

Guglielmo Giovanelli, “ Il giovane Chen Zhen al suo primo vernissage “, Roma, February 11

Domenico Guzzi, “ Cosí un cinese diventa neoeuropeo “, Arte, February

Gabriella Dalesio, “ Chen Zhen “, Segno, no 101-102, February-March

“ Chen Zhen “, Flash Art, Milan, April-May

Marion Aldighieri, “ Des Chinois chez Cézanne “, L’Autre Journal, July 1

Alain Leauthier, “ Un parapluie chinois sur la dissection provençale “, Libération, July 16

Hervé Legros, “ Nuit de Chine à Pourrières “, Beaux-Arts, n° 81, July-August

Anna-Maria Corbi, “ Chen Zhen, il superamento dell’oggetto “, Next, summer 1990

Vittoria Coen, “ Chen Zhen “, Art Magazine, n° 54, October-November

Laurence Debecque-Michel, “ Chine demain pour hier “, Art Press, n° 151, October, pp.102-103

Christophe Wiedemann, “ Kulturschock als Motor “, Noema Art Journal, October, p. 22

Friederike Ganzlen, “ Die Spur des Dinge, Chen Zhen’s Ausstellung Ready-made Mummifikation “, Das Neue China, December, pp. 35-36

Theatrical and Musical Productions

La Danse de la Fontaine émergente,1998-2008, Ville de Paris, Place Augusta Holmes, Paris, France.

Constellation Humaine, 2000, Ville de Montpellier, France.

Jardin - mouvement - méditation, 1998, Ecole nationale de géologie de Nancy, France.