XU ZHEN®
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    • Birthdate: 1977
      Birthplace: China | Shanghai
      Lives and Works in: China | Shanghai
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      XU ZHEN®, founded by artist Xu Zhen in 2013, is the flagship art brand of MadeIn Company. Born in 1977, Xu Zhen is a leading Chinese artist and curator, and the founder of MadeIn Company. XU ZHEN® is committed to art creation and cutting-edge culture development. Through collecting and appreciating artworks and events produced by XU ZHEN®, users can enjoy spiritual aspirations and life experiences of the finest quality.



      Xu Zhen
      Artist, Curator, MadeIn Company Founder

      Xu Zhen was born in 1977, and lives and works in Shanghai.

      Xu Zhen has been considered as an iconic figure in Chinese contemporary art. In 2004, Xu won the prize for ‘Best Artist’ at the Chinese Contemporary Art Award. His practice covers various media such as installations, video, painting and performance, etc.

      Xu Zhen has exhibited internationally, at museums and biennales, such as, Venice Biennale (2001, 2005), The Museum of Modern Art (New York, 2004), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo, 2005), MoMA PS1 (New York, 2006), Tate Liverpool (2007), Hayward Gallery (London, 2012), Lyon Biennial (2013), Armory Show (New York, 2014), Long Museum (Shanghai 2015), Al Riwaq Art Center (Qatar, 2016), Sydney Biennial (2016), Guggenheim Museum (New York, 2017), Sharjah Biennial (2019), Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, 2019), National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, 2020), among others.

      Aside from being an artist, Xu Zhen is also a curator. He co-curated together with other artists major exhibitions in Shanghai and was one of the initiators of Art-Ba-Ba (www.art-ba-ba.com), a leading online forum for discussion and critique of contemporary art in Shanghai, in 2006. In 2009, Xu Zhen established ‘MadeIn Company’, a contemporary art creation corporate, focused on the production of creativity, and devoted to the research of contemporary culture’s infinite possibilities. In 2013, MadeIn Company launched XU ZHEN® which is committed to art creation and cutting-edge culture development. In 2014, MadeIn Company established MadeIn Gallery and in November 2016 launched the first “Xu Zhen Store” in Shanghai.
      Education:
      -1996    Graduated from Shanghai Arts & Crafts Institute
    • Biography
    • Xu Zhen®, founded by artist Xu Zhen in 2013, is the flagship art brand of MadeIn Company. Born in 1977, living and working in Shanghai, Xu Zhen is a leading Chinese artist and curator, and MadeIn Company Founder.

      Xu Zhen has been considered as an iconic figure in Chinese contemporary art. In 2004, Xu won the prize for ‘Best Artist’ at the China Contemporary Art Award. His practice covers various media such as installations, video, painting and performance, etc.

      Xu Zhen has exhibited internationally, at museums and biennales, such as, Venice Biennale (2001, 2005), The Museum of Modern Art (New York, 2004), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo, 2005), MoMA PS1 (New York, 2006), Tate Liverpool (2007), Hayward Gallery (London, 2012), Lyon Biennial (2013), Armory Show (New York, 2014), Long Museum (Shanghai 2015), Al Riwaq Art Center (Qatar, 2016), National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, 2016), Guggenheim Museum (New York, 2017), among others.

      Aside from being an artist, Xu Zhen® is also a curator. He co-curated together with other artists major exhibitions in Shanghai and was one of the initiators of Art-Ba-Ba (www.art-ba-ba.com), a leading online forum for discussion and critique of contemporary art in Shanghai, in 2006. In 2009, Xu Zhen established ‘MadeIn Company’, a contemporary art creation corporate, focused on the production of creativity, and devoted to the research of contemporary culture’s infinite possibilities. In 2013, MadeIn Company launched the brand Xu Zhen®, which is committed to art creation and cutting-edge culture development. In 2014, MadeIn Company established MadeIn Gallery and launched the first “Xu Zhen Store” in November 2016 in Shanghai.

    • Exhibitions
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    • Artworks
      • Under Heaven-2801GK2051

        Painting | Oil on canvas, aluminium | 90 × 120 × 13 cm | 2020

      • Part of History

        New Media | Collage on canvas, fabric, mixed media | 159 × 236 cm | 2012

      • Delinquent

        Sculpture | Resin, spray paint | 102 × 150 × 150 cm | 2020

      • Evolution-North Wall of Mogao Cave No. 172, Mossi Mask

        Painting | Oil on canvas | 120 × 170 cm | 2018

      • Communication (Bright, Soft, Fresh)

        Sculpture | Resin, paint | 140 × 130 × 15 cm | 2019

      • "Hello"

        Sculpture | Robotic mechanisms, styrofoam, polyurethane foam, silicone paint, sensors, electronic controls | 350 × 600 × 800 cm | 2018 - 2019

      • Communication (Passionate, Sensational, Exuberant)

        Sculpture | Resin, paint | 240 × 150 × 15 cm | 2019

      • Communication (Calm, Elegant, Naughty)

        Sculpture | Resin, paint | 240 × 176 × 15 cm | 2019

      • Communication (Bright, Impulsive, Awkward)

        Sculpture | Resin, paint | 240 × 180 × 15 cm | 2019

      • Evolution- North Wall of Mogao Cave No. 023, Diula Mask

        Painting | Oil on canvas | 164.5 × 118 cm | 2019

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