Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Wang Ziwei  王子卫  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Wang Ziwei

 
 

王子卫

 
     
 

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1963

Wang Ziwei  王子卫  was born in Shanghai, China.

   
 

He studied at the Shanghai Academy of Art and Design

   

 

After graduating, he worked for an advertising agency.

   

1987

He began to paint the series of Mao portraits that made him famous.

   

1992

He devoted himself entirely to painting.

   

1993

Playing with iconic references, his political Pop paintings with flashy colours,

 

mixi Chinese and American Pop Art.

   
 

He lives and works in Vancouver Canada and Beijing China.

   
  Daniele Sicard
   

   
  exhibitions  selection
   

1989

05.02 19.02 China Avant-Garde National Art Museum of China  Beijing  China

1993

New Art from China, Post-1989 Marlborough Gallery  London  United Kingdom

1993

Mao Goes Pop Contemporary Art Museum Sydney  Australia

1993

China’s New Art, Post-1989 Hong Kong Arts Festival Hong Kong Arts Centre  China

1993

46th Venice Biennial Venice  Italy

1995

Chinese Avant-Garde Artists Des del Pais de Centre  Spain

1997

Mao and New China: Art from the Era of Mao and the 90s Hanart TZ Gallery Hong Kong  China

1997

13.03 01.06 Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom Galerie Rudolfinum Prague  République

 

Tchèque

1998

Asian Avant-Garde  Christie's Londres  Royaume Uni

1999

From Icon to Irony - The Cult of Mao Zedong from the mid 1940’s to the 1990’s Victoria & Albert Museum London  United Kingdom

2000

25.02 13.03 The Sun Rises Solo exhibition Hanart T Z Gallery Hong Kong  China

2000

08.10 20.11 The Lights Are On, But Nobody's Home ddm Warehouse Shanghai  China

2002

Galerie Enrico Navarra  Paris  France

2002

La Maison de la Chine   Paris  France

2008

06.09 09.09 Shanghai Art Fair ShanghaI  Chine

2009

30.10 30.01 Beijing - Havana Musée National d'Art Cuba  Havane

2010

04.09 15.11 History lessons Pekin Fine Arts  Beijing  China

2015

09.09 09.11 Garden Of Forking Paths - Tracks And Intersections Of 15 Artists Shanghai Gallery

  of Art  Shanghai  China

 

 
 

Wang Ziwei  王子卫

 
 

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