Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Laurens Tan 谭思考

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Laurens Tan

 
 

谭思考

 
     

 

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Laurens Tan
思考pinyin Tan Sikao

1950

Laurens Tan was born in August 7,  in The Hague, The Netherlands,

 

to Chinese parents.

   

1962

The family moved to Australia.
   

1972/1978

He studied Music theory and Arrangement, at the Sydney Conservatory

 

and then Fine Arts at the University of South Australia.

   

1987

He entered the Normal University of Hunan, Changsha China.

   

1991

He graduated with a Master's degree in Creative Arts from the University

 

of Wollongongong, Australia.

   

2006

He obtained his D.C.A from Sydney University of Technology.

 

( Doctorate in Creative Arts )

   
 

He then taught at universities in the United States, Australia and China.

   
   
   
  He was artist-in-residency in different countries
  France :    Cité Internationale des Arts   Paris ( 1990 )
 

Australia   Edith Cowan University  Perth ( 1992 ) ( 1996 ), Queenslands Art

 

Museum ( 1993 )

 

Canada :  Banff Centre  ( 1998 )

 

China : Australia China Council Beijing ( 2006 ) ( 2007 ), Beijing Changnanyuan

 

Ceramics Company ( 2014 ), the Australia China Foundation ( 2014 ).

   

2010

He established one studio in Beijing  China.

   
   
   
   
  He lives and works in Beining  China, and Sydney  Australia.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2007

26.08 23.09

Imagine Gallery  

 BANANA - THE DEPTH OF EASE

 

 

Beijing  

 
       

 

  China  

2010

08.10 31.12

Red Gate Gallery 

CHINA TOY STORIES 中国玩具故事 

 

 

Beijing 

 

 

     

 

  United States  

2011

07.09 30.10

Tally Beck Contemporary   

HAPPY TOY 

   

New York

 
       
    China  

2012

  The Opposite House ShiWaiTaoYuan
    Beijing  
       
    United States  

2013

  Melville Gallery The China Code
    Lakeland  
       

 

     

 

     
       

© Laurens Tan

       
       

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     
    China  

2009

 

Sanlitun Village

ANZ Australian Film Festival

 

 

Beijing

 

 

     

 

  Australia  

2009

 

Ivan Dougherty Gallery

Another Silh Road

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  China  

2010

 

Today Art Museum

Fat Art 2010

 

 

Beijing

 
       
    Australia  

2013

  Hong Kong House REDvolution
    Sydney  

 

     

 

  China  

2015

 

Second International Zhongshan Art Expo

 

 

  Guangdong  
       
    United States  

2018

  UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum Pural - New Acquisitions
    Las Vegas  

 

     

 

 

Mongolia

 

2018

 

Mongolian International Art Festival

 
   

Ulaan Bataar

 

 

 

 

© Laurens Tan

 
 

   

Laurens Tan

www.laurenstan.com

Tally Beck Contemporary  New York     

www.tallybeckcontemporary.com

     

 
 

© Laurens Tan 谭思考  BANANA - THE DEPTH OF EASE 26.08 23.09 2007  Imagine Gallery  Beijing - poster


LAURENS TAN 谭思考   BANANA - THE DEPTH OF EASE
26.08 23.09 2007  Imagine Gallery  Beijing
poster

 

© Laurens Tan 谭思考 CHINA TOY STORIES 中国玩具故事   08.10 31.12 2010  Red Gate Gallery  Beijing - invitation

 
LAURENS TAN 谭思考   CHINA TOY STORIES 中国玩具故事  
08.10 31.12 2010  Red Gate Gallery  Beijing
invitation

 

© Laurens Tan 谭思考HAPPY TOY   07.09 30.10 2011  Tally Beck Contemporary  New Yorkinvitation


LAURENS TAN 谭思考   HAPPY TOY   
07.09 30.10 2011  Tally Beck Contemporary  New York
invitation

 


 
 

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