Chen Yufan

b.1973 Artist CV

Chen Yufan was born in 1973 in Putian, Fujian. Graduated from College of Fine Art, Fujian Normal University in 1997, and from the post-graduate class of Integrate Art Department, China Academy of Art in 2007, Chen Yufan currently lives in Shanghai. His selected solo exhibitions include: Observation – Chen Yujun & Chen Yufan (The Barn Contemporary Art Space, Shenzhen), Superimposed Journey: Chen Yufan and Yuan Daxi (SPSI Art Museum, Shanghai, 2019), Ideal Places – Chen Yuan New Works (AYE Gallery, Beijing,2018), Mulan River – Voyage (organized by A+ Contemporary, Taipei, 2018), Mulan River-Cuò (Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel, 2017), A Rolling Stone (Arario Museum, Jeju, Korea, 2017), Chen Yufan (Ginkgo Space, Beijing, 2016), White-Chen Yufan + Chen Yujun (Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, 2016), Chen Yufan (organized by A+ Contemporary, Taipei, 2015), Beyond the White, Beneath the Black – Chen Yufan Solo Exhibition (Anxin Trust Co. Ltd. – Artemis, Shanghai, 2015), Chen Yufan & Chen Yujun-Space Graphy No.1 (AYE Gallery, Beijing, 2014), Mulan River-Unsettled (Zhong Gallery, Berlin, 2012), The Folding Time-Chen Yufan’s Latest Works 2012 (AYE Gallery, Beijing, 2012), Chen Yujun and Chen Yufan- Mulan River Project (Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, 2011), Into One (AYE Gallery, Beijing, 2010). His selected group exhibitions include: Abstraction 2020 Part I Cool & Hot (YIBO GALLERY, Shanghai, 2020), 2nd Anren Biennale – A Confrontation of Ideals (Chengdu OCT Anren House Complex, Chengdu, 2019), Pal(ate)/ette/ (Three on the Bund, Shanghai, 2019), Xuanzhi Art Museum – Contemporary Art Salon Exhibition/First Time (Xuanzhi Art Museum, Fuzhou, 2019), Transforming Landscape (Shanghai Wison Art Museum, Shanghai, 2019), Walk East (Mofeimo Gallery, Qingdao, 2018), Becoming (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2018), Another Aleph – Chinese and German Contemporary Art Exhibition & De Gallery Opening Exhibition (De Gallery, Xiamen,2018), After Sunset (Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, 2018), Public Art Project-Rhapsody (Wongtee Plaza, Shenzhen, 2018), Frontier: Re-assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, Shanghai, 2017), All happens after sunset… (MoCA Pavilion, Shanghai, 2017), Blank Cheque (CFA Gallery, Berlin, 2017), The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2015 (Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing; Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China; Jiangsu Modern Art Museum, Nankin, 2016), This is Not Painting – Exploring the Boundary of Painting (Asia Art Center Taipei II, Taipei, 2015), The 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale: We Have Never Participated (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, 2015), Mulan River-Unsettled (Leipzig Cotton Mill, Leipzig, 2013), Fuck off 2 (Groninger Museum, Groningen, 2013), Mirror and Shadow: Contemporary Art from China (National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, 2013), On | Off: China’s Young Artists in Concept & Practice (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2013), Gwangju Biennale Special Exhibition: Ctrl+N – Non-linear Practice (Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, 2012). His artworks were collected in: The White Rabbit Gallery (Sydney), The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection (Switzerland), Uli Sigg Collection (Switzerland) and Arario Museum (Seoul).



Zhuang Zi


Into One

Him and Her

Him and Her




Derivative GoldⅡ

Throw It Into Air-3

Throw It Into Air-6

Uncertain Landscape-Early Autumn

Interior and Exterior

Mulan River – Voyage

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