Chinese artists by Michel Nau - David Diao

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

David Diao

 
 

刁德謙

 
     

 

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刁德謙  pinyin : Diao Deqian

1943

David Diao was born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China..

 

 

1949

He moved to Hong Kong, with his paternal grandparents.

 

 

1955

He joined his father, a structural engineer, in United States and studied in Kenyon

  College, in Gambier, Ohio.
   

1964

He obtained his ( B.A. ) from Kenyon College.

   
 

He decided to be an artist in New York, while doing various odd jobs . A job

 

in the gallery Sam Kootz then in the gallery Richard Feigen and finally in the Guggenheim

 

allowed him meet artists and the world of Art.

   
 

His early works are influenced by the New York School of Abstract Painting.

   

1969

First exhibition in Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
   

1970 / 2000

He taught at the Whitney Museum.( Independent Study Program )

   
 

He focused on form, medium and materials, then his painting got more geometric. 

   

1986

He took part to Tableaux abstraits in Villa Arson, France.

   

 

He received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in painting  (1973),

 

grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

 

(1990), and an Adolph and Esther Gottleib Foundation Grant  (1993 )

   
 

He took part to  Conceptual Abstraction, Sidney Janis Gallery  in  New York  ( 1991 ),

 

exhibition reprised by Hunter College gallery ( 2012 ) to show the evolution

 

of the practices of these same artists.

   

2008

For his first exhibition in China, Da Hen Li house, he used his childhood home, as subject

 

of his paintings.

   
  He lives and works in New York
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

Collections

 

Canada

 

 

Galerie d'art de l'Ontario

 

Toronto

 

Art Gallery

 

Vancouver

     
 

China

 
 

M + Collection

 

Hong Kong

     
  France  
 

Fédération nationale d'Achat des Cadres

 
 

Fonds régional d'art contemporain ( FRAC )

 
 

Musée d'Art Moderne

Saint Étienne

     
 

Taiwan

 
  Fine Art Museum

Taipei

   

 

 

United States

 
 

Akron Art Museum

 

Akron

  The High Museum   Atlanta
 

Blanton Museum of Art, Université du Texas

 

Austin

 

Art Albright-Knox Galerie

 

Buffalo

 

Brooklyn MuseumMuseum

 

New York

 

Museum of Modern Art

 

New York

 

Whitney Museum of American Art

 

New York

 

Museum of Modern Art

 

San Francisco

 

 

 

 


 
 

 © David Diao

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    United States  

2005

14.05 18.06 Postmasters new paintings and photographs

 

  New york  
       
    China  

2008

  Cortyard

Da hen Li House

    Beijing

 

       
    United States  

2009

  Postmasters

I lived there until I was 6

 

  New york  
       
    Belgium  

2010

 

Office Baroque

David Diao

    Anvers  
       
    Spain  

2011

 

MC Contemporary

Da Hen Li House,

    Madrid

I lived there until I was  6.

       

 

  United States  

2012

 

Paula Cooper Gallery

Walid Raad & David Diao

 

  New york  

 

     

 

  United States  

2013

  Postmasters  

 

  New york  

 

     

 

  Spain

David Diao

2014

 

Marta Cervera Gallery

 
    Madrid  
       

 

  China  

2015

19.09 15.11 U.C.C.A. David Diao

 

  Beijing  
       

2016

24.03 26.03 Hong Kong Convention  
    exhibition Center Diao Deqian
    Hong Kong  

 

     
       

© David Diao

       
       

 

 


 
   

Collective exhibitions  selection

 
       
   

France

 

2009  

 

CNAC

 Images & (Re)Presentations, Magasin

   

Grenoble

 
       

 

  France  

2011

  In situ Gallery Art/Système / Poésie

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

2011

 

Tate St. Ives

The Indiscipline of Painting: International

   

St. Ives

abstraction from the 1960s to now

       
   

United States

 

2012

22.09 03.11 Paula Cooper Gallery Walid Raad - David Diao
    New York  
       

 

 

United States

 

2014

07.03 25.05 Whitney Museum

Whitney Biennial

 

  New York  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2015

24.01 03.05 MUSAC

What It Is To Come Has Already Arrived

 

  León  
       
    China  

2015

13.03 26.04 Midtown POP Moving Images
    Hong Kong  
       
    China  

2015

04.04 04. 05 Hive Center The Boudaries of Order
    Beijing  
       
    Korea  

2016

  Baton Gallery Prelude / Subversion
    Seoul  
       


 

 

© David Diao

 

 

 
 

   
Eslite Gallery  Taipei www.eslitegallery.com

Postmasters Gallery  New York  

www.postmastersart.com

Office Baroque  Brussels

www.officebaroque.com

Tanya Leighton  Berlin  

www.tanialeighton.com

   


 
 

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DAVID DIAO  

Timezone 8

 

Works 1969 - 2005

2006

 

in english

 
 

29 cm x 21 cm  

 
 

72 p

 
 

isbn  9889868024

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
 
 
 
 

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DAVID DIAO Installation shots of David Diao’s solo exhibition at UCCA

 


 
 

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