Chen Yujun

b.1976 Artist CV

Chen Yujun was born in 1976 in Putian, Fujian. Graduated from China Academy of Art with a BA, Chen Yujun currently lives and works in Shanghai. His solo exhibitions include: Observation – Chen Yujun & Chen Yufan (The Barn Contemporary Art Space, Shenzhen), Chen Yujun: Each Single Self (Arario Gallery Seoul, Seoul, 2020), Caravan of Wanderer, Worshiper, Lover of Leaving – Chen Yujun Solo Exhibition (Rén Space, Shanghai, 2019), Chen Yujun (Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2019), REFLECTION FROM THE GOLDEN DOME (Rén Space, Shanghai, 2018), Time Lapse – Chen Yujun and Pannaphan Yodmanee (Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2018), Mulan River – Voyage (organized by A+ Contemporary, Taipei, 2018), Mulan River – Cuò (Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel, 2017), The River Never Remembers (Arario Gallery ; Bank Gallery, Shanghai, 2017), White – Chen Yufan + Chen Yujun (Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, 2016), Another Place (Space@All, Los Angeles, 2015), Dynamics of Sources: Chen Yujun + RAPHAEL DENIS (Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels, 2015), Chen Yujun: The Second Door (James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, 2015), Space Graphy No. 1 – Chen Yufan & Chen Yujun (AYE Gallery, Beijing, 2014), Mulan River – Unsettled (Zhong Gallery, Berlin, 2012), Transitional Room (Boers–Li Gallery, Beijing, 2012), Mulan River Project-Chen Yujun and Chen Yufan ( Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, 2011), The Empty Room (Boers–Li Gallery, Beijing, 2010). His selected group exhibitions include: 2nd Anren Biennale – A Confrontation of Ideals (Chengdu OCT Anren House Complex, Chengdu, 2019), Pal(ate)/ette/ (Three on the Bund, Shanghai, 2019), Walk East (Mofeimo Gallery, Qingdao, 2018), Brushwork and True Feeling (Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, 2018), Shanghai Painters (N3 Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2018), Visible or Invisible Forms (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, 2018), Frontier: Re – assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai, Shanghai, 2017), The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2016 (Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, 2017), All happens after sunset… (Museum of Contemporary Art Pavilion, Shanghai, 2017), The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2014 (Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, 2015), Destination ( Lempertz Art Center, Berlin, 2015), Sovrapposizioni di Immagini (Casa dei Carraresi, Treviso, Italy, 2015), Within Sight – Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era (Foundation Taylor, Paris, 2015), Breaking the Image-Methods in the Treatment of Imagery by Contemporary Artists from China (Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, 2015), The 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale 2014 (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shenzhen, Shenzhen, 2014), Criss – Cross: Artworks of Young Chinese Contemporary Artists from Long Collection (Long Museum, Shanghai, 2014), Mulan River-Unsettled (Leipzig Cotton Mill, Leipzig, 2013), Voice of the Unseen (Venice Arsenale, Venice, 2013), Fuck off 2 (Groninger Museum, Groninger, Holland, 2013), Mirror and Shadow (Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, 2013), ON|OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2013). His artworks were collected in: Brooklyn Museum (New York), White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection (White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney), M+ Museum of Art (Hong Kong), DSL Collection (France), Yuz Museum (Shanghai), Long Museum (Shanghai), He Xiangning Art Museum (Shenzhen), Arario Museum (Seoul).



Temporary Family-Corner of a Room No.6

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Mulan Drift NO.1

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Mulan River-Voyage

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