Xu Bing

Xu Bing was born in Chongqing, China in 1955 and grew up in Beijing. In 1975 he was relocated to the countryside for two years during the Cultural Revolution. In 1977 he enrolled in the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing where he studied printmaking. He received an MFA from the Central Academy in 1987. In 1990 he moved to the United States and he still lives there today, making his home in Brooklyn, New York.

Magic Carpet

His work as been shown in the 45th Venice Biennial; MOMA, New York; Museum Ludwig, Koln; The Reina Sofia Museum (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia), Madrid; V&A, London; Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; Sydney Biennial; Kwangju Biennial, Korea; Johannesburg Biennial, South Africa; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA); National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; ICC – International Communications Center, Tokyo; P.S. 1, New York. He has had solo exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary art, New York; Joan Miro Foundation (Fundacio Pilari Joan Miro a Mallorca), Spain; ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art), London; National Gallery of Prague; National Gallery of Beijing; the North Carolina Museum of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C..

Over the years, Xu Bing’s work has appeared in high-school and college text-books around the world including Abram’s Art Past – Art Present, and Gardner’s Art Through the Ages. In July of 1999, Xu Bing was awarded the MacArthur Award for Genius by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in recognition of his “…originality, creativity, self-direction, and capacity to contribute importantly to society, particularly in printmaking and calligraphy.” In September 2003 Xu Bing was awarded the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize for his work in Asian Art and Culture.

In 2004, Xu Bing was awarded the first Wales International Visual Art Prize, Artes Mundi, one of the largest international prizes in the world. He also became a Coca-Cola Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin.

Chinese version

徐 堆

徐堆出生在重庆, 1955 年中国和长大在北京。1975 年他被调迁了对乡下二年在文化大革命期间。1977 年他注册了在艺术的中央学院在他学习printmaking 的北京。1987 年他接受了MFA 从中央学院。1990 年他那里搬走了向美国和他静物画今天, 做他的家在布鲁克林, 纽约。


他的运作象被显示在第45 威尼斯每两年; MOMA, 纽约; 博物馆Ludwig, Koln; 女王索非亚博物馆(Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina 索非亚), 马德里; V&A, 伦敦; 当代艺术Kiasma 博物馆, 赫尔辛基; 悉尼每两年; Kwangju 每两年, 韩国; 约翰内斯堡每两年, 南非; 加拿大, 渥太华全国画廊; 当代艺术旧金山博物馆(MOCA); 澳洲, 堪培拉全国画廊; ICC – 国际通讯中心, 东京; P.S. 1, 纽约。他有独奏陈列在当代艺术新博物馆, 纽约; Joan Miro 基础(Fundacio Pilari Joan Miro Mallorca), 西班牙; ICA (当代艺术学院), 伦敦; 布拉格全国画廊; 北京全国画廊; 北卡罗来纳艺术馆和亚瑟・M. Sackler Gallery 在史密松宁机关在华盛顿特区, 。

多年来, 徐堆的工作出现在高中和学院课本在世界包括Abram 的 艺术通过- 艺术当前, 和 Gardner 的艺术通过年龄。 在7月1999 年, 徐堆由约翰D. 授予了MacArthur 褒奖为天才和Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 按照他的”… 独创性、创造性、自已方向, 和容量重要贡献对社会, 特别在printmaking 和书法。” 在2003 年9月徐堆被授予了福冈亚洲文化奖为他的工作在亚洲艺术和文化。

2004 年, 徐堆被授予了第一威尔士国际视觉艺术奖, Artes Mundi, 最大的国际奖的当中一个在世界上。他并且成为了美国学院的可口可乐家伙在柏林。

2007 年11月7 日
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Author: James Presley

I am an artist and I love it. What do I have to do to live from what I love? I'm not dying or cutting me bloody ear off, that's for sure.

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