Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Cai Guo-Qiang  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Cai Guo-Qiang

 
 

蔡国强

 
     

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 
biography  
exhibitions  
links  
publications  
 

 

 
 
 
   

1957

Cai Guo-Qiang was born on December 8th in Quanzhou, Fujian province.
   

1981

He entered the Shanghai Theater Academy to study scenography for four years.
   

1987

He moved to Japan where he remained eight years.

 

The use of gunpowder to cause explosions on his canvases, leds him to use

 

explosives in an artistic way, which will make its international renown 

   

1995

He moved to New York, while maintaining relatios with China and Japan.
   

2008

He was appointed director of special effects for the opening and closing
  ceremony of the Beijing Olympics.
   

2008/2009

A major itinerant retrospective of his work :  I want to believe

 

opens in february at the Museum Solomon R. Guggenheim in New York. U.S.A

 

It continues in August at the National Art Museum in Beijing, China

 

and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, in march of the following year.

   

2012

He is the first Chinese to receive the praemium Imperiale of Tokyo ,

 

the most prestigious award in the field of Arts.

   
 

He lives in Tokyo and New York.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard



   
 


Awards  
selection

   

1995

Benesse Prize, Venise, Italie

1999

Lion d'Or at the 48th Venice Biennial , Italy

2001

CalArts/Alpert awards in the arts Valence, U.S.A.

2009

Hiroshima Art Prize, Hiroshima, Japan

2012

Medal of Arts, Washington, U.S.A.

2012

Praemium Imperale,ToKyo, Japan
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 
 

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 
 
 
 
     
   


exhibitions
  selection

 
       

 

  France  

2000

  Cartier Foundation Cai Guo-Qiang

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  United States  

2001

 

Queens Museum

Cultural Melting Bath : Projects

 

  New York for the 20th Century

 

     

 

  China  

2002

  Art Museum Cai Guo-Qiang

 

  Shanghai  
       
    United States  

2005

  Mass MoCA Inopportune
    North Adam  
       
    United States  

2006

  Metropolitan Museum Cai Guo-Qiang on the roof :
    New York Transparent Monument
       
    United States  

2008

  Solomon R.Guggenheim rétrospective
    New York  
       

 

  China  

2008

  National Art Museum rétrospective
    Beijing  
       
    United States  

2009

  Guggenheim Museum rétrospective
    Bilbao  
       
    Taiwan  

2009

  Museum of Art Hanging out of the Museum
    Taipei  
       
    United States  

2010

 

Musée of Art

Fallen Blossoms
    Philadelphia  
       
    France  

2010

  MAMAC Travels in the Mediterranean
    Nice  
       
    China  

2014

08.08 26.10

Contemporary Art Museum

The Ninth Wawe

    Shanghai  
       
    Russia  

2017

 

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

October

 

  Moscow  


 
 
 
  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang
 
 

   
Cai Guo-Qiang

http://www.caiguoqiang.com/

Galleria Continua  

http://www.galleriacontinua.com/

   

Books, catalogues, articles on Cai  Guo-Qiang and his work  could be alone
the object of a publication. - selection.

       

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 

Cai Guo-Qiang

Actes Sud
 

catalogue of the exhibition

2000

 

from 05.04 to 28.05 2000

 
 

28,5 cm x 22,5 cm

 
  154 p  
  isbn : 2 7427 2679 9  
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
     

 

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 

Cai Guo-Qiang

Phaidon
  in english

2002

 

29 cm x 25 cm

 

  160 p  
  isbn : 0 7148 4075 0  
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
       
   

蔡国强

 

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 

Cai Guo-Qiang : Une histoire arbitraire

5 continents
 

catalogue of the exhibition 

2002

 

from 30.10 2001 to 06.01 2002

 
 

Contemporary Art Museum Lyon

 
 

29 cm x 25 cm

 
 

167 p

 
 

isbn : 88 7439 012 2 & 9 906461 59 8

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

 

Xu Bing & Cai Guo-Qiang

Timezone8

 

By Zhang Zhaohui

2005

  in english, in chinese  
 

24,5 cm x 17,5 cm

 
 

66 + 46 p

 
 

isbn : 988-98086-6-8

 
 

 

 
     
     
       
       
       
       
   

蔡国强 : 上海外滩美术馆

 
  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang  

Cai Guo-Qiang : Peasant da Vincis

2010

 

catalogue of the exhibition from 04.05 to 25.07

 
 

Rockbund Art Museum Shanghai

 
  in english, in chinese  
 

14,8 cm x 21 cm

 
  40 p  
     
     
     
     

       
 

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

©  Cai Guo-Qiang -  invitation exhibition 蔡国强 Cai Guo-Qiang   The Ninth Wawe  
08.08 26.10 2014  Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum  Shanghai

 
 

  ©  Cai Guo-Qiang

© Cai Guo-Qiang - October - 13.09 12.11 2017
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts  Moscow

 
 


 
 

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