Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Li Chen

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Li Chen

 
 

李真

 
     
 

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biography  
exhibitions  
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李真  pinyin  Li Zhen

   

1963

Li Chen was born in Yun Lin, Taiwan.

   

1974

He settled in Taichung with his family.

   

1981

After his studies in an arts and crafts school, he entered at the workshop

 

of the sculptor Hsieh Tung-liang.

 

 

1987

A Buddhist monk asked him to sculpt some Buddha’s for his temple.

   

1993

He won the Silver Award at the national sculpture contest in Taichung,

1994

He won the Gold Award at the national sculpture contest in Taichung,

   

1999

He decided to focus on his artistic career.

   

 

His work with their contemporary vision are exhibited around the world:

2007

Biennale of Venice

2008

National  Art Museum  Beijing

2009

Modern Art Museum  Singapore

2012

Frye Art Museum  Seattle
  Memorial of Chiang Kai-Seck  Taipei

2013

Place Vendôme, in Paris, he exhibited 12 monumental sculptures.
   
 

He lives and works in Taipei and Shanghai.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       

1999

  Art Taipei

Energy of Emptiness

 

     

2000

  Art Taipei

The Transformation of Emptiness

 

   

Boundary within Boundary

 

     

2001

 

River Art

Delights of Ordinary People

 

  Taichung  

 

     

2003

 

Michael Goedhuis Gallery

Spiritual Journey through the Great Ether

 

 

New York

 
       

2005

  Art Taipei

Li Chen Sculpture

       

2007

 

The Biennial of Venice

Energy of Emptiness,

       

2008

  National Museum

In Search of Spiritual Space

    Beijing  
       

2009

  Modern Art Museum

Li Chen: Mind‧Body‧Spirit

    Singapore

 

       

2010

 

ShContemporary

The Beacon– When Night Light Glimmers,

   

Shanghai

 
       

2011

 

in ultramarathon

Greatness of Spirit

    Xian  
       

2012

 

Frye Art Museum

Li Chen: Eternity and Commoner

   

Seatle

 
       

2013

 

55 ° Biennial of Venice

Culture‧Mind‧Becoming

      évènement collatéral
       

2013

 

Place Vendôme

Sculpture
    Paris  

 

     

 

     

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     

2001

  Art Chicago  

2002

     

2003

     
       

2004

  Shanghai Art Fair  

2005

     
       

2005

  Singapore Art Fair  

2006

     

2009

     

2010

     
       

2006

  Art Taipei  

2009

     

2010

     
       
       


 
 

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www.lichensculpture.org

Asia Art Center  Beijing  Taipei

www.asiaartcenter.org

   


 
 

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

     
       

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Li Chen sculpture: oriental sculpture spiritual journey

Asia Art Center
  Catalogue of the exhibition in Asia Art Center, Taipei 2006
  in english  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
 © Li Chen  

Li Chen: Energy of Emptiness

Asia Art Center
 

52nd International Art Exhibition

2007
 

La Biennale di Venezia - Li Chen in Venice

 
  text  Ian Findlay-Brown  
  in english  
  31 cm x 23,5 cm  
 

isbn  9789579780469

 
  224 p  
 

 

 
     
       
       
       
       
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Soul Guardians

Asia Art Center

 

In an Age of Disasters and Calamities

2008

  Li Chen Sculpture  
 

texts  Sreven Lee  Hweekoon Tan

 
  Jo Anne Birnie Danzker Fang Zhenning  
  in english, in chinese  
 

28.5 x 24.7cm

 
 

isbn  978 986 84060 7 0

 
  240 p  
     
       
       
       
       

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Li Chen : Mind·Body·Spirit

Singapore
  catalogue of the exhibition from 17.09 to 09.12 Art Museum
  Singapore Art Museum 2010
  introduction  T.K Sabapathy  
  texts  Hweekoon Tan  Gao Minlgu     
  Jo Anne Birnie Danzker  Kianchow Kwok  
  in english, in chinese  
  29 cm x 26 cm  
 

isbn  9789868406087

 
  192 p  
       
       
       
       

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Li Chen   

Asia Art Center
 

The Beacon Series :

2010
 

When Night Light Glimmers  

 
  30,5 cm x 22 cm  
 

isbn  978 986 86332 1 6

 
  104 p  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
       
       

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Li Chen  invitation 4 parts, for the exhibition : Soul Guardian - Mirror of Our Innermost World
18.10 21.12 2008 Asia Art Center Beijing

 

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