Cheng Ran was born in 1981 in Inner Mongolia, China and currently lives and works in Hangzhou.Read More
He completed the two-year program of the Residency Artists Studio Project at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This exhibition marked his fifth solo exhibition at Galerie Urs Meile. The artist's most recent group shows include: The Tell-Tale Heart, chi art space, Hong Kong (2015); CINEMATHEQUE, chi K11 art museum, Shanghai, China (2015); Inside China, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong (2015); and Inside China, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2014).
Other group exhibitions include Decorum: carpets and tapestries by artists, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China (2014); Degeneration, Australia China Art Foundation (ACAF), Sydney, Australia (2014); Degeneration, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shanghai, China (2013); ON|OFF: China's Young Artists in Concepts and Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China (2013); and The 1st CAFAM Future, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2012). This year, Cheng Ran will take part in a number of international exhibitions and art projects including the Istanbul Biennial and the group exhibition Van Gogh Letter to be held at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Cheng Ran was also shortlisted for the 2014 OCAT-Pierre Huber Prize.
Text courtesy Galerie Urs Meile.
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