Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Wang Lei  王雷  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Wang Lei

 
 

王雷

 
     
 

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M
ember of the China Sculpture Institute
 

1980

Wang Lei was born in Handan, Henan Province, in China.

 

 

2003

He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Arts from the College of Fine Arts, Henan  

 

University.
   

2007

He continued his studies in C.A.F.A. ( section Art expérimental ) Beijing.

 

 

2010

He graduated with a Master's degree in Arts

   
 

In his works, the artist transforms the original nature of materials :

   
 

He knitted dictionary pages, in dragon robes, worn by the Qing Dynasty emperors ( 2009 ),

 

turned them into a 20-meter-long roll ( 2012 ), or knitted from newspapers, a copy of

 

the armour of Qing Dynasty emperor Kangxi ( 2013 ).

   
  He lives and works in Beijing.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2009

 

Found Museum

Ancient and Modern Wonders

 

  Beijing

 

 

     

 

  China  

2009  

 

Litou Space  

Big Sound of Flapping Wind  

 

 

Beijing

 
       

 

  China  

2010

18.07 07.09

Deshan Art Space  

Pantheon  萬神殿

   

Beijing  

 
       
    Taiwan  

2012

  Modern Art gallery The Conversion

 

  Taipei  

 

     
    China  

2014

28.05 09.06 National Art Museum Trigrams
    Beijing  
       
   

 
       
       

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Collective Exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2008

  3edTriennial  
    Nanjing  
       

 

  United States  

2009

  Art Basel  

 

  Miami  
       
    Germany  

2010

  University of Applied Sciences Dialogue IV
    Jena Chinese and German artists

 

     

 

  Ausralia  

2011

  White Rabitt Collection The Decade of the Rabitt

 

  Sydney  

 

     
    China  

2012

  Chambers Fine Arts Unimaginative
    Beijing  
       

 

  United States  

2012

  El Klein Fine Arts  
    New York  
       

 

 

 

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Modern Art Gallery  Taichung

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White Rabbit  Chippendale

www.whiterabbitcollection.org

   

 
 

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遥望幸福  Looking Forward to Happiness  王雷油画个展  
Wang Lei Solo Exhibition  13.09 25.09 2008  -  poster  

 
 

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靁—王雷09新作展  
Big Sound of Flapping Wind  Wang Lei Works 2009  
19.09 31.10 2009  Litou Space  Beijing  -  poster

 
 

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Pantheon  萬神殿  Wang Lei  王雷  
18.07 07.09 2010  Deshan Art Space  Beijing  -  poster

 
 

 
 

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