Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Gao Xingjian

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Gao Xingjian

 
 

高行健

 
 

 

 

© Gao Xingjian

 
biography  
links  
exhibitions  

publications

 
 
 

 

 
 

   

1940

Gao Xinjgian was born on January 4th in Gangzhou, Jangxi province, East of China.

 

His father is a banker, his mother an actress. Both push him to find interest in acting

 

and literature.

 

 

1962

He attended high school in Nanjing, and he joined the Foreign Language Institute

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in Beijing.

 

 

 

After graduating in French, from the Foreign Language Institute of Beijing,

 

he became a translator.

   

1966

He was sent five years in boot camp in the countryside.

 

 

1979

He travelled in France and Italy.

 

After visiting many museums in Europe, he decided to give up painting with oil

 

in profit of ink. He wanted to devote himself to monochrome.

   

1980

He starts to publish news and stories.

   

1992

He was appointed knight of the Order of Arts.

   
  He became a French citizen.
   
 

He was named knight of the Legion of Honour by the President of the French Republic. 

   
   
  Danièle Sicard

   
Galerie Claude Bernard  Paris

http://www.claude-bernard.com/

Alisan Fine Arts  Hong Kong

www.alisan.com.hk/

Michael Goedhuis Gallery  London, New York

www.michaelgoedhuis.com

Asia Art Center  Beijing  Taipei

www.asiaartcenter.org

 

 


   


Solo exhibitions
 selection

 
       

 

  France  

1990

  Cultural Centre  

 

  Marseille  

 

     

 

  France  

1991

  Le Cercle Bleu  

 

  Metz  

 

     

 

  Pologne  

1994

  Theatre Polski  
    Poznan  
       

 

 

Taiwan

 

1995

  Museum of Art  

 

  Taipei  

 

     

 

  China  

1996

  Alisan Fine Arts  

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

 

  United States  

1997

  Schlimmer Gallery  
    New York  

 

     
    China  

1998

  Alisan Fine Arts  
    Hong Kong  
       

 

  France  

2001

  Palais des Papes Rétrospective

 

  Avignon  

 

     

 

  Taiwan  

2001

  National Museum of History  

 

  Taipei  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2002

  Art Centre Reina Sofia  

 

  Madrid  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2002

  Modern Art Museum  
    La Corogne  
       
    Chine  

2002

  Alisan Fine Arts  
    Hong Kong  
       

 

  France  

2003

  La Vieille Charité  

 

  Marseille  

 

     

 

  France  

2003

  Tapestry Museum  

 

  Aix-en-Provence  

 

     

2004

  Spain  
    Contemporary Cultural Centre  
    Barceline  
 

 

   
 

 

France  

2004

13.05 26.06

Claude Bernard Gallery

Encres
 

 

75006 Paris  
 

 

   
    Singapore  

2004

  Museum  
    Singapore  
       
 

 

France  

2006

21.04 24.04

Claude Bernard Gallery

Encres
 

 

75006 Paris  
 

 

   
    France  

2008

12.02 05.04

Claude Bernard Gallery

Gao Xingjian
 

 

75006 Paris  
 

 

   
 

 

China  

2010

 

Alisan Fine Arts New Works Ink on canvas
 

 

Hong Kong and on paper
       
    France  

2011

13.01 19.02

Claude Bernard Gallery Gao Xingjian 2011
 

 

75006 Paris  
       
       
       
   


Collective exhibitions
selection

 
       
    France  

1989

  Grand Palais Figuration critique

 

  Paris  
       

 

  France  

1990

  Grand Palais Figuration critique

 

  Paris  
       

 

  France  

1991

  Grand Palais Figuration critique
    Paris  
       

 

  Russia  

1991

 

Trejiakov Gallery

Figuration critique

 

  Moscow  

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

1998

 

Michael Goedhuis Gallery

 

 

  Londres  

 

     

 

  France  

1998

  Carrousel du Louvre 19° Biennale des Antiquaires

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2000

  Carrousel du Louvre Art Paris

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France FIAC

2003

  Grand Palais 29° édition
    Paris  
       

 

  China  

2009

  Fine Art Asia

 

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     
    China  

2011

  Asian Fine Arts

Then and Now

   

Asian Cultural Council

Gao Xingjian  Wei Ligang

    Hong Kong

Wei Qingji  Zhang Jianjun

       

 

  China  

2013

  Art Basel

Essence of Contemporary Chinese

 

  Hong Kong Alisan Fine Art

 

     

 

  China  

2014

  Art Basel  
    Hong Kong  
       
       
   
Collections
 
       
    Germany  
      Berlin

Leibnitz Society for Cultural Exchange

      Fribourg

Morat Institute of Art and Art History

       
    China  
      Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery  
      Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong  
       
    United States  
      Boston Museum of Fine Arts  
       
    France  
      Bourges House ofCulture  
      Marseille City  
      Nantes Artothèque  
      Paris   Guimet Museum  

      Paris

  Molière Theater  
       
    Singapore  
      Singapore Museum of Art  
       
    Sweden  
       Morat  

Krapperups Konsthall

 
       Stockholm Nobel Foudation  

       Stockholm

Modern Art Museum  

       Stockholm

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

       
    Taiwan  
       Taipei   Museum of Fine Arts  
       Taipei   National Museum of History  
       
     

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