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熊秉明

 
     
 

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1922

Xiong Bingming, also known as Hsiung Ping-Ming ( 1922-2002 ) was born

 

in Nanjing, China.

  His father Xiong Qinglai is a famous mathématician.
   

1947

He was admitted to the University of Paris to prepare a PhD in philosophy.

 

 

1948

He entered the School of Fine Arts to study stone sculpture, then the Julian

 

Academy, in Marcel Gimond's studio.

   

1949

He joined l'Académie de la Grande Chaumière, and studied under Ossip Zadkine.

   

1950

He returned to the E.N.S.B.A. in Auguste Janniot's workshop of monumental

 

sculpture.

   

1953

He married a Swiss woman, with whom he had four children.

   
 

After having lived in Switzerland, he returned to France, in Paris.

 

He participated in the Salon de Mai for several years in a row :

 

( 1954 - 1955 - 1956 - 1959 )

   

1960 / 1989

He taught at the University of Paris until his retirement, while devoting himself

 

to an abundant artistic creation: Calligraphy, Painting, Sculpture and Writing of

 

numerous essays and Art critics.

   

1970

He returned to China and gave lectures and exhibitions.

   

1983

He received the Academic Palms from the Ministry of Education, Paris France.

   

1998

He was commissioned to sculpt a head of Lu Xun (1881-1936) for the Museum

 

of Literature in Beijing.

   

1999

Divorced, he remarried Lu Bing.

   

2002

In March, he created a monumental sculpture for the 100th anniversary of the birth

 

of the Chinese nation, of Nanjing University.

 

On December 14th, he died in Paris, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at the age of 80.

 

Sculptor  Wang Keping and many personalities accompanied him to the cemetery

 

of Père-Lachaise in Paris where he was buried.

   

2010

Xiong Bingming's wife donated 50 of the artist's works ( 1955-2002 ) to China.

   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    Switzerland  

1953

  Baltimore Gallery

Hsiung Ping-Ming

    Zurich  
       
    France  

1956

  Iris Clerc Gallery sculptures
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

1959

  Mille Gallery

Hsiung Ping-Ming

    Bern  
       
    Switzerland  

1969

  Mille Gallery Watercolors
    Bern  
       
    Taiwan  

1985

 

 Lion Art Gallery

Concept of an Exhibition

    Tapei

or a Conceptual Exhibition

       
    Taiwan  

1996

 

Fairmate Art Gallery

 
   

Taipei

 

 

   

 

    China  

1999

  Fine-Arts Museum  Beijing

An Odyssey Abroad and Return

    Fine-Arts Museum  Shanghai touring exhibition
    Museum of the City  Kunming  
    Taiwan  
    National Museum of History  Taipei  
   

Mountain Art Museum  Kaohsiung

 

 

       
       

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Collective Exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    France  

1974

  Salon des Réalités Nouvelles  
    Paris  
       
    France  

1992

 

International Exhibition of Animal Sculptures

 

 

  Rambouillet

 

 

     

 

  China  

1993

 

International Calligraphy exchange

 
    Beijing  
       
   

Taiwan

 

1994

 

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

The Beauty of Calligraphy

   

Kaohsiung

 
       
   

Taiwan

 

1994

 

Fairmate Art Gallery

Exhibition of Chinese Artists

    Taipei

in Paris

       
   

France

 

1994

 

Cultural and Information Center of Taipei

Works by Chinese Masters

 

 

Paris

in France

 

     

 

 

Taiwan

 

1995

 

The Gate Gallery

Modern Sculptures

    Taipei

Five Elements

       
    Japon  

1996

 

International Calligraphy exchange

 
    Tokyo  
       
    Malaisie  

1997

 

International Calligraphy exchange

 
    Kuala-Lumpur  
       
    France  

1997

  Chinese Modern Art  
    Paris  
       
    Taiwan  

2010

 

Eslite Gallery

Perfection‧Serenity‧Substance‧

    Taipei

Unrestraint

       
    Taiwan  

2014

 

Eslite Gallery

Breeze from Paris
    Taipei  

 

 

 

 

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Eslite Gallery  Taipei  

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