Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Xu Weixin

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Xu Weixin

 
 

徐唯辛

 
     
 

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Professor and Former Dean at the School of Arts at Renmin University, Beijing, China.

Member of the executive committee of the Association of Painting  Association.
Member of the Chinese Artists .Association

 

1958

Xu Weixin was born in Ulumuqi, Xinjiang Province, China.

   

1981

He obtained his BA from the Academy of Fine Arts of Xian

   

1987

He graduated MFA from the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts.

   

2007

He won the prize of the most influential participant in the art of China : A.A.C.

  ( Award of Art of China )
   
 

He became famous thanks to his series of portraits Chinese History Figures 1966 – 1976,

 

where victims and perpetrators, famous and unknown characters formed the collective

 

memory of this period.

   

2009

Yale University awarded him the Outstanding Achievement in Art in recognition of his work.

   

2016

For his first major exhibition in the United States, he presented his series monumental

 

portraits,  composed of Miners Portraits and Chinese History Figures 1966 - 1976.

 

Through their poignant realism, the artist wanted to draw our attention to the difficult

 

working conditions of miners and the turbulence of this revolutionary period.

   
 

His works are in many collections

 

China

Beijing

Chevron Corporate Collection

Beijing

NAMOC National Art Museum Of China

Shandong

Heaven, Earth and Man’s Museum

   
Singapore  
Singapore

Standard Chartered Bank

   
United Kingdom  
London

Standard Chartered Bank

   
  He lives and works in Beijing.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2007

  Museum of Art

Song of Workers

    Shanghai  
       
    Taiwan  

2007

 

My Humble House

Song of Workers

 

 

Taipei  

 

 

   

2007

 

China  

 

 

Today Art Musée

Chinese Historical Figures: 1966-1976

 

 

Beijing  

 

 

   

 

 

United States  

2008

 

ChinaSquare

Portraits of Emptiness – Xu Weixin’s

 

 

New York

Narrative of Post-Maoist China

 

 

   

 

 

China  

2010

 

Musée

Figures

 

 

Wuhan  

 

 

   

 

 

United States  

2012

 

Harvard University

Renminbi: Faces of China and

 

 

Cambridge

Currency of Images

 

 

   

 

 

China  

2012

 

Center

Seven Miners

   

Beijing

 
       
    United States  

2016

19.02 29.05 Museum of Michigan University Monumental Portraits
   

Ann Arbor

 
       

 

     
       

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Collective exhibitions  
selection

 
   

 

 

 

  China  

2005

  International Photography Festival Fom this side to the other side

 

  Pingyao  

 

     

 

  China  

2005

  National Museum of  Art Along the river : 1976-2005

 

  Beijing Oil painting retrospect exhibition

 

     

 

  China  

2006

  Millenium Monument 3° Biennale
    Beijing  
       
    Japan  

2006

  Asian Gallery Modern Art in China

 

  Tokyo  

 

     

 

  China  

2007

  Contemporary Art Museum Grassroots Humanity

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  China  

2007

  National Museum Dialogue of Images

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  China  

2007

  Capital Museum Fusion and creation
    Beijing

Chines renowned oil Painters

 


 

 

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Xu Weixin

www.xuweixin.com.cn

Odon Wagner Contemporary  Toronto    

www.odonwagnergallery.com  

   


 
 

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