Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Xu Tan 徐坦

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Xu Tan

 
 

徐坦

 
     

 

  Xu Tan 徐坦 - portrait - chinesenewar

 
biography  
works  
exhibitions  
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1957

Xu Tan was born in Wuhan, Hubei province in China.
   

1983

After his bachelor degree, he studied at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts.
   

1989

He obtained a Master degree from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts.

  ( oil painting department )
   

1993

He joined Big Tail Elephant group, an experimental art team composed of :

 

Lin Yilin, Chen Shaoxiong, Liang Juhui.

 

He participated in two Big Tail Elephant group exhibitions in 1994 and 1996.

   

2002

He obtained a fellowship of Rockfeller Foundation, New York.

   

2004

He was artist in residence of DAAD, in Berlin.

   

2009

He took part to the 53rd International Venice Biennale.

   
 

He lives in Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2005

  Vitamin Creative Space Loose
    Guangzhou  
       
    Germany  

2005

  DAAD Gallery Air is good
    Berlin  
       
    United States  

2007

  Art Center Searching for keywords
    New York  
       
    Sweden  

2008

 

Bonniers Konsthall

Key words School
    Stockholm  
       
    China  

2008

  Vitamin Creative Space Key words School
    Guangzhou  
       

 

  China  

2009

  Asia Art Archive Key words School

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

 

  China  

2009

  COWIN Company Key words School
    Qingdao  
       
    Taiwan  

2009

  Art Museum

Whose Exhibition Is This ?

    Taipei  
       
    United States  

2009

  Yerba Buena Center Key words School
    San Francisco  
       
    Canada  

2010

  University Key words School
    Toronto  
       
    China  

2013

19.08 22.11

Vitamin Creative Space

Questions,Soil And Socio-botanic

    Guangzhou  
       

 

     
       

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Collective Exhibitions  selection

 
       

 

  France  

2004

19.06 12.09 C.R.A.C. Languedoc Roussillon A l'Ouest du Sud de l'Est /
    Sète A l'Est  du Sud de l'Ouest
       

 

 

United Kingdom  

2009

10.02 03.05

Visual Art Centre China ! China !

 

 

Sainsbury  

 

 

   

 

 

Italy  

2009

07.06 22.11

53 th Venice Biennial  

 

 

Venice  

 

 

   

 

 

China  

2011

30.11 04.12

You You Gallery

Guang Zhou Live - Internation

    Guangzhou

Action Art Festival

       
    China  

2012

03.01 26.02 Pure Space Position
    Beijing  
       

 

 

Chine  

2016

09.01 13.03

Musée Minsheng Linguistic Pavilion

 

 

Shanghai  

 

 

   

 

 

China  

2017

16.03 16.07

OCAT

Big Tall Elephants - One Hour,

    Beijing

No Room, Five Shows

       
    United States  

2017

06.10 07.01

Guggenheim Art Museum

Art and China after 1989: -

 

 

New York

Theater of the World

 

 

   

 

 

Chine  

2017

15.12 15.03

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism  

 

 

Shenzhen  

 

 

   

 

 

Chine  

2018

09.06 19.08

Old Baileys Gallery

Dismantling the Scaffold

    Hong Kong  


 

 

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Vitamin Creative Space  Guangzhou

www.vitamincreativespace.com/cn/

 

 
 

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Books, catalogues, articles on Xu Tan and his  work could be alone
the object of a publication. - selection.

       
       

 Xu Tan 徐坦 - Loose 2005

 

Xu Tan: LOOSE

Vitamin

 

booklet 20 p

2005

  in english, in chinese  
 

+ DVD  in box

 
 

28,5 cm x 14,5 cm

 
 

500 copies

 

     
     
       
       
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Xu Tan

 
 

supplement to the exhibition China Welcomes You … Desires,

 
 

Struggles, New Identities

 
 

at Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum, Graz Austria

 
 

texts  Xu Tan, Hu Fang

 
 

in english, in german

 
 

92 p

 
     
       
       

 Xu Tan 徐坦 - Dictionary of keywords

 

Xu Tan

Vitamin
 

徐坦

Creative
  Dictionary of Keywords Space
  in english, in chinese 2008
  14,5 cm x 13,5 cm  
  287 p  
 

isbn  978 981 05 9852 5

 
       
       


       
       

 Xu Tan 徐坦  - A l'Ouest du Sud de l'Est / A l'Est du Sud de l'Ouest,
with photo of Xu Tan


Xu Tan 徐坦 - A l'Ouest du Sud de l'Est / A l'Est du Sud de l'Ouest
with photo of Xu Tan

 
 

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