Chinese artists by Michel Nau - T'ang Haywen  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

T'ang Haywen

 
 

曾海文

 
     

 

© T'ang Haywen

 
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曾海文  pinyin  Zeng Haiwen

   
 

When he was born in China, he was namedTseng Tianfu. When he was 10 years old,

 

he moved to Vietnam with his family. In Vietnam, the translations of his name 曾 isT'ang..

 

His name become T'ang Thien Phuoc.

 

There he added the name of Hai-Woon 海文 ( in pinyin : Zeng Hai-Wen 曾海文 ).

 

As an artist, he kept the last name of T'ang and wrote his first name Haywen.

 

Michael Sullivan and the publication of houses to sell named him in pinyin Tang Haiwen

 

and wrote his name in Chinese character 唐海文

   
   

1927

T'ang Haywen was born in Amoy, now known as Xiamen, province of Fujian, China..

   

1937

Due to the declaration of the Sino-Japanese war, his dad took the family to Cholon,

 

Vietnam, in the Chinese district of Saigon.

 

T’ang is a bright student; he speaks French fluently and learned Japanese.

   

1948

After his studies at the French Lyceum, his family sent him to France to become a doctor.

 

But he studied at the Touraine Institute where he obtain a diploma in civilization..

 

He met the Audy family to who he will always stay close.

   

1950

He arrived in Paris and was admitted at the School of oriental languages.

 

He lives in the 32 rue des Saint-Pères.  His family who learned that he does not study

 

the right courses cancelled his pension.  He left his Hotel for a small room located

 

rue des Grands Augustins.

 

He started to do some serigraphy and spend time at the Grande Chaumière.

   

1955

He exhibited for the first time Galerie Voyelles, Paris.

   

1958

He announced to his brother that he wants to become a painter..

   

1960

He travelled frequently in Italy, Scandinavia and the USA.

   
 

He did a succession of exhibitions as much as he met new people..

 

Inks are predominating in his work even though he used color in his watercolors,

 

gouache, acrylics.

   

1965

He painted his Homage to Cézanne

   

1975

He exhibited Galerie Nane Stern in Paris and in Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

   

1981

He became French citizen.

   

1984

He painted homage to Ogata Kôrin, exposed Musée des Beaux-Arts, Quimper.

   
 

He goes every year during the holy week at Frontgombault Abbey. 

 

Father Van Thang from the foreign missionary baptize him through the name of François.

   

1991

T'ang Haywen fainted in June, at his friends the Aury.

 

Hospitalized few times, he died in Paris, on September 9th. .

 

He left behind an amazing work..

   

1996

First retrospective, Museum Océanographique de Monaco

1997

Retrospective at Taipei Art Museum, Taiwan

2002

Retrospective at Musée Guimet, France

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 
 

© T'ang Haywen              © T'ang Haywen

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions
 selection

 
       

 

  Great Britain  

1970

  Gallery Roland  

 

  Gallery Brownse & Delbranco  

 

     

 

  Italy  

1971

  Galleria del Vantaggio  
    Rome  
       
    France  

1972

  Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix  
    Les Sables d'Olonne  
       
    Italy  

1972

  Galleria San Luca T'ang
    Bologne  
       
    Danemark  

1974

  Kunstgarten  
    Storby  
       
    Great Britain  

1974

  Norfolk Museum  
       
   

France

 

1975

 

Galerie Nane Stern encres et aquarelles
    Paris  
       
    U.S.A.  

1976

  Jacques Baruch Gallery  
    Chicago  
       
    Switzerland  

1976

  Galerie du Manoir  

 

  La Chaux de Fonds  
       
   

France

 

1978

  Galerie Nane Stern  
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

1979

  Galerie 21  
    Zurich  
       
   

France

 

1979

  Musée Savoisien  
    Chambéry  
       
   

France

 

1980

  Musée des Ponchettes  
    Nice  
       
    Allemagne  

1981

  Schmuck Galerie  
    Augsburg  
       
   

France

 

1982

  Galerie Nane Stern T'ang
    Paris  
       
    U.S.A  

1983

  National Academy of Science  
    Washington  
       
    France  

1983

  Musée des Beaux-Arts  
    Brive  
       
    Suisse  

1983

  Galerie Gisèle Linder  
    Bâle  
       
    U.S.A  

1983

  Melioud Gallery  
    Houston  
       
    France  

1983/1984

  Musée des Beaux-Arts Quimpersée T'ang
    Musée des Beaux-Arts Vitréu  
       
    France  

1984

  Musée des Beaux-Arts  
    Vannes  
       
    Germany  

1984

  Gallery Schumacher  
    Zwingenberg  
       
    Germany  

1985

  Borbeck Castle  
    Essen  
       
    France  

1986

  Galerie Nane Stern T'ang
    Paris  
       
    Switzerland  

1987

  Orangerie de Landecy  
    Genève  
       
    Monaco  

1996/1997

  Musée océanographique T'ang Haywen rétrospective
    Monaco  
       
    Taiwan  

1997

  Fine Arts Museum

Le Tao de la Peinture - T'ang

    Taipei Haywen    rétrospective
       
    France  

2002

12.06 10.09

Musée Guimet Paths of Ink
    Paris  
       
    France  

2004

  Galerie Encre de Chine Respirations
    75006 Paris  
       

2011

21.05 21.06

Galerie Yishu 8 encres et aquarelles

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

     

 

 


Collective exhibitions  selection

 
       

 

  Taiwan  

1988

  Fine Arts Museum China-Paris
    Taipei  
       
    Danemark  

1995

  Kunstmuseum Empire of the Dragons
    Aarhus  
       

1996/1997

  Museum of Art, Hong Kong Tradition and Innovation

 

  Museum of Art, Singapore  
    British Museum , Londron  
    Museum fur Ostasiatiche Kunst, Cologne  
       
    France Masters of Ink

1999/2000

30.10 06.02

Museum Chang Dai-Chien - T'ang haywen -
    Pontoise Zao Wou-Ki
       


   

Alisan Gallery

http://alisan.com.

   
 
       
       
    T'ang  

© T'ang Haywen

  catalogue published for the exhibition Sept 1974 Pantarei Lugano
  Galleria Tonino di Campione 1974
  texte : Eros Belinelli  
  600 copies with 500 H.C.  
    8 reproductions in black andwhite 1 in colour  
    15,4 cm x 10;7 cm  
    30 p  
       
       
       
       
    T'ang Haywen, Une Rétrospective  

© T'ang Haywen

  catalogue published for the exhibition 1997
 

09.08 14.12 1997 Taipei Arts Museum

 
  in french, in chinese  
  25 cm x 25 cm  
  138 p  
  isbn : 957 02 0067 7  
     
     
       
       
       
       
    T'ang Haywen, la peinture de l'exil Findakly

© T'ang Haywen

  Lotus Mahé 1997
  Preace :      Dominiqur Ponnau  
  Letter by     Jean Hirigoyen  
 

Interviews    M. Jean-Paul Desroches

 
  37 cm x 21 cm  
  142 p  
  isbn : 2 86805 051 4  
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
    Chang Dai-Chien -T'ang Haywen - Zao Wou-Ki Musée de Pontoise
© T'ang Haywen   Maîtres de l'Encre 1999
  Tradition et Modernité de l'Encre de Chine au XX° siècle  
  catalogue of the exhibition from 16.10 to 06.02 2000  
  Musée de Pontoise  
  Texts : Christophe Duvivier  
                 Philippe Koutousis  
  28 cm x 22 cm  
  48 p  
  isbn : 2 905 199 49 0  
     
       
       
       
       
© T'ang Haywen   T'ang Haywen Les chemins de l'encre De La Pointe
  Paths of ink 2002
  Foreward : Jean-François Jarrige  
  Texts : Philippe Koutouzis  
 

T'ang Haywen Les chemins de l'encre - Paths of ink

 
                Jean-Paul Desroches  
  Les Couleurs de l'Encre - The Color of Ink  
  in french, in english   
  27 cm x 27 cm  
  154 p  
  isbn : 2 951 75 94 1 X  
     
       
       
       
   

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2005

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