Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Ai Xuan 艾轩  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Ai Xuan

 
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艾轩

 
     
 

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Member of the Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing
Member of the China Artists Association

 

1947

Ai Xuan was born on November 11 in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province in China.

 

He is the son of the poet Ai Qin and the half-brother of Ai Weiwei 艾未未.

   

1967

He graduated from the Preparatory School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts

 

( C.A.F.A.), in Beijing.

   

1969/1973

During the cultural revolution he was sent to Chengdu and discovered the Tibet

 

which inspired his favorite subjects.

   

1981

A Man Of Great Will ( oil on canvas) won the silver medal at the second exhibition

 

National Youth Artists..

   

1984

He taught at the China Academy of Arts in Beijing.
   

1986

Snow ( oil on canvas ) received a mention of honor, at the 8th National Salon in Paris

   

1987

He went to the United States, joined the Oklaoma University and hold his first exhibition

 

in New York.

 

 

1998

He came back in China and settled in Beijing.
   

2004

With Wang Yidong and Yang Feiyuan he co-fonde Beijing School of realism, renamed

 

China School of realism on the initiative of Chen Yifei who joined them the next year. 

 

 

 

His works reached record prices in the Beijing and Hong Kong auctions.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

   
 

Collections selection

 

China

Beijing

National Art Museum of China

Shanghai

Long Museum
   

Japan

 
Fukuoka

Asian Art Museum

 

 

United States

New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Oklahoma

The Hefner Collection

 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
   

United States

 

1987

 

Hefner Galleries

1st Chinese Oil Painting

 

  New York

Exhibition

       

 

 

United States

 

1988

 

Hefner Galleries

Ai Xuan

 

  New York  
       
    China  

2013

 

Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery 

Colours from Ink

    Hong Kong  
       
    China  

2013

  Fine Art 2013

Oil Paintings of Ai Xuan

    Hong Kong  
       
 

 

 


Collective Exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

1988

  Macao

Ai Xuan -  Wang Yidong

       
    France  

1989

  Monte Carlo exposition Internationale
       
   

United States

 

1996

 

Hefner Gallery

Luo Zhongli, Wang Huaiqing,

    New York

Wang Yidong and Cao Li

       
    China  

1997

  National Art Museum of China

One Hundred Years of Portraits

    Beijing

in China

       
    China  

2005

  National Art Museum of China

1st Chinese Realism Exhibition

    Beijing  
       
    China  

2014

  National Art Museum of China

10th Chinese Realism Exhibition

    Beijing  
       

 

 

 

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Anna Ning Fine Art  Hong Kong

www.annaningfineart.com

Galerie du Monde  Hong Kong

www.galeriedumonde.com

Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery  Hong Kong

www.kwaifunghin.com

W.Ming Art  Beijing  New York

www.wmingart.com

   

 

 

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