Shen Fan was born in 1952 in Jiangyin, Jiangsu province, graduated from Shanghai Light Industry Institute, Fine Arts Department in 1986. He resides and works in Shanghai.Read More
Selected exhibitions include The End of the Brush and Ink Era: Chinese Landscape, True Color Museum, Suzhou (2011); Shanghai, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, U.S.A.(2010); Out of Shanghai, Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf, Germany (2009); Shanghai Kaleidoscope, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Canada(2008); 6th Shanghai Biennale - Hyper Design, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (2006); Alien Illusion, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (2005); Chinese Maximalism, Millenium Art Museum, Beijing(2003); The Paintings of Shen Fan – Pioneering Abstraction from Shanghai, Goedhuis Contemporary New York, U.S.A. (2002); Shanghai Abstract Art Group Show, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai (2002); Metaphysics 2001, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (2002) etc. Recent solo exhibition include Landscape 9210, SHEN Fan Solo Exhibtion, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai (2012); Shen Fan's Videos and Paintings Exhibition, Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munchen, Germany(2011); I have Been Here, Usher Gallery; The Coletion of Lincoln, Lincoln, U.K.(2008).
Both shows are milestone moments in the institutions’ development. The massive museums—each with about 10,000 square metres of space—are learning to stand.
Ring in the Year of the Pig with a visit to Eli Klein Gallery’s solo exhibition Shen Fan: Works in Abstraction, 1992–2017 (until 16 February). 'A pioneer in the field, along with his Shanghai-based
There's never before been an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art of this magnitude: Eight cities, nine museums, 120 artists, 500 works. For audiences in Germany, the question is on the tip of their tongues: Just how much influence did Chinese officials play in the making of " China 8," which opens to the public on May 14 and...