Yang Fudong



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Yang Fudong

(b. 1971, Beijing. Lives and works in Shanghai, China.)

Yang Fudong was born in Beijing in 1971. He is considered one of China’s most important contemporary artists. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Hangzhou. Yang Fudong now lives and works in Shanghai. His work has been exhibited in China through the most important avant-garde exhibitions in the late 1990s and has been consequently shown in many countries including solo presentations in major institutions such as Parasol Unit, London (2011); National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2010); Asia Society, New York (2009); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2005); Castello di Rivoli, Torino (2005); Renaissance Society, Chicago (2004). Yang Fudong has participated in prestigious international art events including: Sharjah Biennial, UAE (2013); Venice Biennale, Italy (2003 and 2007); The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Australia (2006); Documenta XI, Germany (2002). In 2013, Kunsthalle Zurich and Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive co-organized his first retrospective exhibition. Filmscapes, his latest exhibition at ACMI, Melbourne (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) will travel to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki and will be on view from September 19th, 2015 to January 31st, 2016.


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2015
Yang Fudong – curated by Wu Hung, Yuz Museum, Shanghai
Yang Fudong: Filmscapes, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
The Coloured Sky: New Women II, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
2014
Yang Fudong : Filmscapes, ACMI, Melbourne, Australia
Yang Fudong: East of Que Village, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Altrove: Yang Fudong, curated by Davide Quadrio and Massimo Torrigiani, shown throughout the historic buildings of Gagliano del Capo, Italy
The Light That I Feel, SALT Norway, Sandhornoy, Norway
Yang Fudong: Incidental Scripts, Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore
2013
Estranged Paradise: Yang Fudong Works 1993-2012, Kunsthalle Zurich
2012
Yang Fudong: Fifth Night,Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver,,British Columbia
Yang Fudong, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Quote Out of Context, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai
2011
Yang Fudong, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London
The Distance of Reality, Yang Fudong's Solo Exhibition, Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havaianas, Cuba
Yang Fudong, Utopia and Reality, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Tapiola, Finland
Yang Fudong: No Snow on the Broken Bridge, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia
Yang Fudong, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
Three Films by Yang Fudong, Moving Image Gallery, Singapore Art Museum at 8Q, Singapore
Deutsche Bank Collection, Yang Fudong, Deutsche Bank Group Head Office, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2010
Yang Fudong: The General’s Smile,” Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Yang Fudong: Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest and Other Stories, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Yang Fudong, Kunsthaus Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Yang Fudong Solo Exhibition, Kino Kino, Sandnes, Norway
2009
Yang Fudong, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado
Yang Fudong: Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest," Asia Society, New York
2008
No Snow on the Broken Bridge, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Seven Intellectuals in Bamboo Forest, Jarla Partilager, Stockholm

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Chinese Utopia’s Revisited – The Elephants, BOZAR, Brussel, Belgium
China 8, Contemporary Art from China at the Rhine and Ruhr, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Go East: The Gene & Brian Sherman Contemporary Asian Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Inventing the possible, an ephemeral video library, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
From a Poem to the Sunset, First part of an exhibition series with new acquisitions of contemporary Chinese and international art, Daimler Contemporary Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Fairytale, International Video Art Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
Essential Matters-Moving Images from China, Borusan Contemporary Perili Kosk, Istanbul, Turkey
Sudden Change of Idea: An Exhibition on Comparative Study between Chinese and German Conceptual Art, United Art Museum, Wuhan
Creating Realities, Encounters between Art and Cinema, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
2014
Unbound: Contemporary Art After Frida Kahlo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Modernity 3.0, 80WSE Gallery, New York University, New York
BankART Life 4 – Dream of East Asia, BankART Studio NYK and others, Yokohama, Japan
Montevideo Biennale, Montevideo, Uruguay
Narrative/Performative, Kunst Raum Riehen, Riehen, Switzerland
Inventer le Possible, Vidéothèque éphémère 2, Jeu de Paume, Paris
2013
Voices of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Fruits de la Passion, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Sharjah Biennale 11, United Arab Emirates
2012
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art., The First Kyiv International Biennial of Contemporary Art ARSENALE 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
2011
Super Organism, Cafa Museum, Beijing
Moving Image In China : 1988-2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Poster Exhibition, TOP Events, Shanghai
Invisibleness is Visibleness: International Contemporary Art Collection of a Salaryman-- Daisuke Miyatsu, Expanded Cinema, MMOMA and CCC Garage, Moscow, Russia
Self Camera: Repositioning Modern-Self, 2011 Changwon Asian Art Festival, Sungsan Art-Hall, Changwon, Korea
I Know Something about Love, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, U.K.
Dual Senses and Dynamic Views - Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Taiwan Straits of 2011, The National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2010
China Power Station - part 4, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Torino, Italy
Credit Suisse Today Art Award 2010, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Nature of China - 2010 Contemporary Art Documenta, the official opening exhibition of True Color Museum, True Color Museum, Suzhou
Roundtrip: Beijing—New York Now, Selections from the Dumus Collection, UCCA, Beijing
THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, 17th Biennale of Sydney 2010, Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
2009
China China China!!!, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
China Urban, The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon



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Yang Fudong Exhibitions

Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

The Coloured Sky : New Women II
April 18 - May 30, 2015
Paris


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

March 28 - April 28, 2012
New York


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

February 26 - April 2, 2011
Paris


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

East of Que Village
May 6 - June 20, 2009
New York


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

December 6, 2008 - January 10, 2009
Paris


30/40 Part II
30/40 Part II

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
October 23 - November 24, 2007
New York


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

No Snow on the Broken Bridge
September 7 - October 14, 2006
New York


Yang Fudong
Yang Fudong

February 1 - March 5, 2005
Paris



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