Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Wang Du

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Wang Du

 
 

王度

 
     
 

© Wang Du

 
biography  
exhibitions  
links  
publications  
 

 

 
 
 
   

1956

Wang Du was born on December 25, in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China.
  As a child, he was interested by drawing and painting.
   

1972

During the Cultural Revolution, he worked in the mines while continuing
  his artistic work. He produced 16 posters and paintings.
   

1976

He exhibited for the first time and he moved to Guangzhou

   

1981

He took the entrance exams and he enrolled at the Guangzhou Institute of Fine Arts.

   

1985

He left his studies overly traditional for him. He founded the collective called Southern,

  and they held performances and talks.
   

1986

First experimental exhibition by the south artists, Zhongshan University in Guangzhou.

   

1990

After nine months in prison for his ideas, he decided to leave China

 

to Paris with his wife, a French journalist.

   

1994

First exhibition in Paris, Galerie Anne de Villepoix : Reliques.

   

1997

He taught Art at the University Paris VIII, for two years.
   

1999

He participated in the Venice Biennial with an installation Marché aux puces

  Since this moment his fame is international.
   

2003

He created large sculptures from crumpled newspapers enlarged through a 3D scanner.

   
  He lives and works in Alfortville, near Paris, France.
   
 

numerous exhibitions in Europa, United States and China.

   
 

 

 

Danièle Sicard

 

 
 

© Wang Du

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    France  

1994

  Anne de Villepoix Gallery Relique
    Paris  
       
    Pays Bas  

1997

  Gate Foundation The Body Works
    Amsterdam  
       
    France  

2000

  Le Consortium Disposable Reality
    Dijon  
       
    France  

2001

  Centre Transpalette No Comment
    Bourges  
       
    Korea  

2001

  Rodin Gallery Disposable Reality
    Seoul  
       
    France  

2001

  Centre Rectangle Luxe populaire
    Lyon  
       
    United States  

2001

  Museum of'Art Walk
    Chicago  
       
    Belgium  

2002

  Albert Baronian Gallery We're Smoking them Out
    Brussells  
       
    Italy  

2003

  San Gimignano Arte all'Arte
       
    France  

2004

  La Criée                        Rennes Wang Du Parade
    Le Rectangle               Lyon  
    Les Abattoirs               Toulouse  
    Le Palais de Tokyo     Paris  
       
    France  

2004

  Roger Paihlas Gallery Tapis volant
    Marseille  
       
    France  

2005

  Laurent Godin Gallery Wang Du
    Paris  
       
    United States  

2005

 

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Wang Du
    San Francisco  
       
    France  

2005

  Lieu Unique Wang Du
    Nantes  
       
    Canada  

2005

  Vancouver Art Gallery Wang Du
    Vancouver  
       
    France  

2006

  Museum of Picardie Défilé
    Amiens  
       
    Italy  

2006

  Edicola Notte Space  

 

  Roma  
       
    Belgium  

2006

  Albert Baronian Gallery  
    Brussells  
       
    United Kingdom  

2006

  Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art  
    Gatehead  

 

 

   

 

 

France  

2007

 

Laurent Godin  Gallery

Photographs

 

 

Paris  

 

 

   

 

 

TurKey  

2007

 

Aksanat Public Page

 

 

Istambul  

 

 

   

 

 

Germany  

2007

 

Ardnt & partner Gallery Wang Du

 

 

Berlin  

 

 

   

 

 

Germany  

2007

 

Kestnegesellschaft Transreality
    Hanovre  
       
    China  

2008

  UCCA Our Future
    Beijing  
       
    China  

2008

  Tang Contemporary Kebab International
    Beijing  
       
    China  

2008

  Arario 2008 / 8002
    Beijing Somnambulate Realism
       
    Belgium  

2008

08.03 25.05 B.P.S.22 Post-Réalité
    Charleroi  
       
    Switzerland  

2010

  Edward Mitterrand Gallery  
    Geneva  
       
    Germany  

2008

  Städische Galerie im Park  
    Viersen  
       
    China  

2010

  Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery Top Secret - Flying Carpet III
    Beijing  
       
    Belgium  

2010

  Baronian Francey Gallery Image Gratuite
    Brussells  
       
    France  

2011

 

Laurent Godin  Gallery

Image Absolue
    Paris  
       
    China  

2011

  Tang Gallery Musée National d'Art
    Beijing Contemporain de  la Chine

 

     

 

     
       

© Wang Du

       
       

 

 


Collective exhibitions
selection

 

 

     

 

 

France  

1998

 

F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

2001

 

Art Basel  
    Bâle  
       
    France  

2004

  F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    France  

2005

  F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    France  

2006

 

F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    Belgium  

2006

 

Art Brussells  
    Brusseles  
       
    France  

2007

 

F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

2007

 

Art Basel  
    Basel  
       
    Belgique  

2007

 

Art Brussells  
    Brussells  
       
    France  

2008

  F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    France  

2010

  F.I.A.C.  
    Paris  
       
    Franced  

2010

  Garden of Palais Royal Jardin emprunté
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

2010

  Art Basel  
    Basel  
       
    Turkey  

2010

  Akbank Sanat  
    Istambul  
       
    France  

2010

  Passage du Retz Istambul Transit
    Paris  
       
    Italy  

2010

  Aranciera del Semenzaio di San Sisto  
    Roma  
       

 

  China  

2011

  Gallery Hôtel Gallery Hotel Art Project

 

  Beijing  
       

 

  China  

2011

  Gallery Tang Tracing the Milky Way
    Beijing  
       

 
 

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Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery  Beijing

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Wang Du at FIAC 2012 © Photo Michel Nau


Wang Du at FIAC 2012 © Photo Michel Nau

 

 
 

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