Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Fan Zeng  范曾   
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Fan Zeng

 
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范曾

 
     
 

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biography  
works  
publications  
 
 

 
 
 
 

 

1938

Fan Zeng was born on July 5th in a family of literati, in Natong, Jiangsu Province, China.

   

1955

He studied at Nankai University in Tianjin.

   

1957

He entered the Central Academy of Fine Arts ( C.A.F.A. ) in Beijing to study the history

 

of Art, then the Chinese painting.

   

1978

He taught in the Academy of Decorative Arts.
   
  Painter, Poet, calligrapher, he began to exhibit throughout the world.
   

1984

Highly popular in Japan, a museum dedicated to his works opened in Okayama.

   

1990

He spent three years in France and set up a workshop in Paris.

 

 

2002

He taught at Nankai University.
   

2003

He was appointed Research Director at the National Art Institute in Beijing.

 

 

2004

During the exhibition  l'empire du trait  16.03 20.05, he donated a box of 21 volumes

 

of poetic works to the B.N. of Paris.

 

 

 

 

2010

09.09. He was made Knight of the Legion of Honour, by the President Nicolas Sarkozy, 

 

for his contribution to the cultural exchanges between China and France

   

2015

He has been made Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

 

In the same year, Nantong, his hometown opened a museum in his name.

   
  exhibitions  selection
   

2009

19.05 14.08  Retour à la Nature et aux Origines  Palais de L'U.N.E.S.C.O.

2012

05.07 12.07 Splendeur d’encres  Centre culturel de Chine à Paris, Paris, France

2015

30.06 27.09  La sinfonia delle civiltà  Il Complesso del Vittoriano di Roma Italie

   
  He spent his life between Paris an Beijing.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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© Fan Zeng  范曾  

Fan Zeng 范曾

Albin Michel  

 

Le vieux sage et l'enfant

2005

 

texts : Cyrille J.D. Javary

 
 

in french

 
 

32 cm x  25cm

 
 

157 p

 
 

isbn : 978 2 226 14906 6

 
     
     
       
       
       

       
       

© Fan Zeng  范曾

 


         Fan Zeng Art Museum  Nantong, Jiangsu  -  China

Architect : Original Design Studio with The Architectural Design
and Research Institute of Tongji University

Architects in charge : Zhang Ming, Zhang Zi, Li Xuefeng, Sun Jialong, Zhang Zhiguang, Su Ting
Photographs: Yao li, Su Shengliang.

   

 
 

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