Chinese Artists by Michel Nau - Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Ru Xiaofan

 
 

茹小凡

 
     
 

©  Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡 - portrait - chinesenewart

 
biography  
exhibitions  
links  
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1954

Ru Xiaofan was born on January 7 in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in China,

 

in a family of scholars.
 

In his childhood, he learned calligraphy.

   

1977

He studied at the Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts.

 

( Fine Arts department )

   

1982

Graduated in Fine Arts, he moved to France.

 

 

1983

He joined the National School of Fine Arts, in Paris.

 

 

1986

He graduated from E.N.S.B.A.

 

 

 

He obtained a scholarship from la Casa Velasquez in Madrid  (1988 ) and ( 1990 ).

   

1996-2000

He painted on canvas, his series Hundred flowers whose title refers to a quote from Mao.

 

 

2004-2009

In Bubble-Game, he accumulated daily objects, faces, toys, balloons, mannequins.

   

2013

He painted a series of still lifes under a bell.

   
 

He lives and works in Paris, France.

   
 

numerous exhibitions in Belgium, China, France, Germany, the Netherlands Pays Bas,

 

but also, New York, Seoul, Venice.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

   
   
   

 

Collections

 

 

 

France

Alex

Salomon Foundation

Ile de France Regional Found
Mâcon Musée des Ursulines
Paris La Coupole
Paris Musée Cernuschi
   

China

 

Beijing Today Art Museum
Shanghai Dragon Museum
   
Ireland  
Dublin

Sosume Collection

   
Korea  
Seoul

Contemporary Art Museum

   


 
 
 

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茹小凡  -  Ru Xiaofan  -  Painting

 

 

©  Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡


茹小凡  -  Ru Xiaofan  -  Painting

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2009

  Today Art Museum Translucide
    Beijing  
       
    France  

2010

  Rue 89 Mon jardin secret

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  China  

2011

10.04 20.05 Dialogue Space Inspire Expire

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  China  

2012

08.09 15.10 Dialogue Space De L
    Beijing  
       
    France  

2013

  Galerie RX Limited / Unlimited
    Paris  
       
    China  

2014

  Rong Kun Art Museum  

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  Luxembourg  

2015

  MTP Gallery Méditations

 

  Luxembourg  

 

     

 

  France  

2016

 

Cultural Centre

 
    Les Lilas  
       
    China  

2017

27.10 01.12

KWM Art Centre

Plants, Balloons and Bell Jars
    Beijing  
       
    Chine  

2017

 

Museum

L'Homme pense, Dieu Rit
   

Suzhou

 
       
    France  

2019

29.06 20.09 Galerie RX Passage
    Paris  

 

     


 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     

 

  China  

2008

29.11 24.01 Dialogue Space Telltale Paintings

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  China  

2012

17.03 23.04 Dialogue Space Quiet Energy
    Beijing  
       
    Croatia  

2013

 

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Festival international de dessin

 

  Rijeka  
       
    China  

2014

01.05 03.05 Art Beijing  
    Beijing  
       

 

  France  

2015

  Palais de Tokyo Artistes  la Une
    Paris  
       
    France  

2016

  RX Gallery Winter
    Paris  
       
    China  

2017

16.06 27.06 Duolun Museum Bonds od Art
    Shanghai  
       
       


 
 

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© Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡


茹小凡  -  Ru Xiaofan  -  Painting

 
   
   
Ru Xiaofan ruxiaofan.com
GalerieRX Paris www.galerierx.com
   


 
 

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Xiao Fan

Galerie Jacques Barrère

 

Alpha centauri

Paris

 

prefaced by  :  Marie-Odile Andrade

Mars 1992

 

29 cm x 24 cm

 
  in french  
 

36 p

 
     
     
       
       
       
       

©  Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡

  Xiao Fan  

text  Pascale Le Thorel-Daviot

exhibition 13.05 24.06 1996

Palais des Congrès  Paris

3  parts 22,5 cm x 23 cm

200 ex. numbered, signed

 

 
   
       
       

 

Xiao Fan  -  Cent fleurs

 
 

exhibition 05.05 10.06 2001

 
 

Villa Tamaris  La Seyne-sur-mer

 
 

prefaced by  :  Pascale Le Thorel-Daviot

 
 

22 cm x 23 cm

 
  in french  
 

isbn  :  2 912282 51 9

 
   

120 p

 
       
       
       

 

Xiao Fan  -  Bubble game

2004
 

Cent fleurs et peintures récentes

 
 

Musée des Ursulines  Mäcon

 
 

prefaced by  :  Hou Hanru

 
 

text :  Henri-François Debailleux  

 
 

22 cm x 21 cm

 
  in french in english  
   

40 p

 
       
       
       

 

茹小凡  -  XIAO FAN

2005

 

SAFECONTACT

 
 

exhibition 03.03 13.03 2005  

 
 

Shanghai Fine Arts Museum

 
 

texts  :  Li Xiangyang, Jean de Loisy,

 
 

Hou Hanru  

 
 

29 cm  x 24 cm

 
 

in french  in english

 
 

76 p

 
       
       
       

 

上海美术馆

2005

 

Exhibition view at the Museum of Fine Arts

 
 

Shanghai

 
 

2 parts 28 cm x 23 cm

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       

©  Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡

 

茹小凡  -  Ru Xiaofan  

2008

 

Enjoy

 
 

exhibition catalogue 

 
 

Adam Gallery  London

 
 

foreword  : Edward Lucie-Smith  

 
 

16,5 cm  x19,3 cm

 
  in english  
    24 p  
       
       

 

茹小凡  -  Ru Xiaofan  

2011
 

吸 . 呼  Inspire . Expire

 
 

exposition 09.04 20.05 2011  

 
 

Dialogue Space Gallery  Beijing

 
 

texts  :  Lao Zhu, Hou Hanru

 
 

30 cm x 23 cm

 
  in chinese  in english  
  64 p  
     
       
       
       
       


       

Alain Pusel - L’œuf de la guerre est à la coque - Xiao Fan

 

Alain Pusel

yeo

 

L’œuf de la guerre est à la coque

Alin A. Avila

 

Xiao Fan

September 1995

 

20,5  cm x 14,5 cm

 
  in french  
 

48 p

 
 

Limited edition of 40 numbered copies,

 
 

signed by the writer and the artist..

 
   

A work on paper by Xiao Fan accompanies

 
   

them.

 
       
       


 
 

©  Ru Xiaofan 茹小凡

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