Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Fanfan Li

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Fanfan Li

 
 

李芳芳

 
     
 

©  Fanfan Li

 
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李芳芳 pinyin Li Fangfang

  Fanfan Li was born in Shenyang, Liaoning province, in China.
   

1958

She grew up with her grandparents because her parents both journalists,

 

were persecuted by the Red Guards of Mao and deported for twenty years.

   

1971

She studied with Shen Roujian 沈柔堅 ( 1919-1998, Fujian province ), 

 

painter and  Director of Cultural Affairs in Shanghai.

   

1976

She joined ( the traditionnal Chinese painting department ) of the Fine Arts Academy

 

in Nanjing, for five years of study, with Yu Ji Gao,喻继高 ( 1932-b. Jiangsu province )

 

painter and President of the Academy of Fine Arts.

   

1980

She graduated from the Institute of Design and Research in Architecture,

 

Liaoning Anshan.

 

 

1986

She left China for the United States and she settled in New York.
 

Unable to enter the Pratt Institute, for lack of money, she opted for the Fashion Institute

 

of Technology, ( Jewellery section  ) and passed the exam.

   
 

She participated in competitions of large luxury homes, organized within the school

1989

She won the first prize Van Cleef & Arpels, the best young designer, issued

 

by the Comité Colbert.

   

1989 / 1994

She created for jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels in New York.

   

1994 / 2002

She created for jewelry house Bulgari in New York.

   

1995

She was a student of C.C. Wang, ( Wang Jiqian 王己千1907-2003 b. Suzhou ),

 

painter and patron of the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

   

1996

She was a student of Wang Fang Yu 王方宇 ( Fred Wang Fangyu 1913-1997 ),

 

calligrapher and professor of art history at the University of Yale.

   

2002

She decided to settle in France, in Paris.

 

She worked for Celine and Cartier creating Accesssoires fashion and jewelry.

 

Meanwhile, she continued to paint his series La voie du rêve, and began to exhibit.

   

2003

She won the first prize in all categories at 41th Salon of Fine Arts of Ile de France,

 

and the First Prize at the Salon category Iternationale Biennale of Malta.

   

2004

She illustrated the invitation for the Book Fair, Le Salon du Livre.

   

2007

She published with You Feng editions : La voie du rêve.

 

She begins his series Pérégrinations.

   

2011

The Museum of Asian Art in Toulon, presented her landscapes bamboo.

   

2015

She illustrated with sixteen original  lithographies La Pérégrination vers l'Ouest  

  of Wu Cheng'en, edited by Les Heures Claires.
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 

 


 
 

©  Fanfan Li

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    United States  

2004

 

Céline Space  

 

 

New York  
       

 

 

Japan  

2004

 

Céline Space  

 

 

Tolyo  
       

 

 

France  

2004

 

Villandry Castle  

 

 

Villandry  
       

 

 

France  

2004

 

Gallery Kiron  
    Paris  
       

 

  France  

2005

  Palais des Congrès  

 

  Royan  

 

     

 

  France  

2007

  Gallery Yoshii  

 

  75008 Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2009

  Villandry Castle  

 

  Villandry  

 

     

 

  France  

2010

  Les Ateliers Kuoni  
    Paris  
       

 

  France  

2010

  Kuoni Space  

 

  Paris  
       

 

  France  

2010

  Sinitude Gallery  

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2011

08.04 30.09 Museum of Asiatic Arts La voie du rêve
    Toulon  
       
    France  

2016

02.07 29. 08

Space Richelieu

La voie du rêve
    Richelieu  

 

     

 

     
       

©  Fanfan Li

       
       

©  Fanfan Li

       
       

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     

 

  United States  

2002

  Elisabeth Wang Gallery  

 

  New York  

 

     

 

  France  

2002

  Sinitude Gallery  

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2003

 

Joyce Gallery

 
    Paris  
       
    France  

2003

  41° Salon d'île de France  

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2004

  Grande Arche de la Défense  
    Paris  
       
    Spain  

2008

  ARCO  
    Madrid  

 


 

 

©  Fanfan Li

 

 

©  Fanfan Li

 

 
 
 

   
Fanfan Li www.fanfanli.com
Editions Les Heures Claires

www.lesheuresclaires.com/

   


 
 

©  Fanfan Li

 
 

©  Fanfan Li

 
 

©  Fanfan Li

 
 


       

©  Fanfan Li

  La voie du rêve You Feng
  Fanfan Li 2007
  in french, chinese, english  
  illustrated by paintings and by photos  
 

22 cm x 21,2 cm

 
 

isbn  978 2 84279 319 7

 
  168 p  
     
       
       
       
  La Pérégrination vers l'Ouest

Ed. d'Art

  author Wu Cheng'en Les Heures
  lithographs Fanfan Li Claires
 

Original artworks from 5 chapters of the book,

 
 

consisted of 516 tables

 
 

Velin Arches paper 250 grammes

 
  - 1 copy with an original color,  
  the original 5 chapters decorations  
  and 1 suite of 16 lithographs signed  
 

- 15 copies numbered from 1 to 15  with an original

 
 

in color, and 1 suite of 16 lithographs signed

 
 

- 5 copies numbered from16 to 20

 
 

with an original drawing,

 
 

and a proof of a lithograph signed

 
  and 1 suite of 16 lithographs signed  
 

- 78 copies numbered from 21 to 98

 
   

with 1 suite of 16 lithographs signed

 
   

- 200 copies numbered from  99 à 298

 
   

with the final statement of lithographs

 
    25 cm x 37,5cm  

 

  180 p  
   

All copies are connected full-skin adorned with decor

 
   

colored Fanfan Li. Each book is signed by the artist.

 
       
       

exhibition Fanfan Li : La voie du rêve -
from 08.04 to 30.09 2011
Museum of Asiatic Arts Toulon.

       
       

©  Fanfan Li

       
       

©  Fanfan Li

       
       

©  Fanfan Li

 
 

©  Fanfan Li with Michel Nau

Fafan Li with Michel Nau


 
 

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