Zhang Huan

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Hatje Cantz, 2003 - Art - 119 pages
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Zhang Huan, born in 1965 in the Chinese province of Honan, was among the first artists in China who turned to performance art at the beginning of the nineties turned to performance art. Although its underground-based protagonists were rarely permitted to appear publicly in Beijing, the "Beijing East Village" artist colony drew the attention of the Western world amazingly fast. Since the middle of the nineties, Huan's works could be viewed in Europe. Japan and the U.S., at first chiefly on video or via photographs. In 1998 he showed his first performance to a larger public in New York, where he currently lives and works as an artist. At the centre of Huan's early works were psychological and physical extreme situations to which he submitted his naked body. For his formally stringent work "To Raise the Water Level in a Fish Pond. Huan had a group of farm workers climb into a fish pond near Beijing in 1997, thus creating an image representing the drift to the cities, the flooding of cities with vast numbers of people, and the assimilation of individuals in an underprivileged mass without vote. Here, he used choreography for the first time in his work. On the whole, theatrical concepts and narrative structures have started to play a larger role in Huan's work since the end of the nineties.

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ARTCORE / Fabrice Marcolini - Zhang Huan
Zhang Huan: Seeds of Hamburg, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA .... "Zhang Huan Speak with Michele Robecchi," Published by La Fabrica and Foundation ...
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Goetzen : Zhang Huan
2001 Zhang Huan, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA. Zhang Huan, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada ...
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Zhanghuan.com
“The Peculiar World of Chinese Art Star Zhang Huan,” The Village Voice, Art, ... “Zhang Huan Speak with Michele Robecchi,” Published by La Fabrica and ...
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Galerie Volker Diehl - Bookshop -
Zhang Huan-"Zhang Huan". Catalog of the chinese artist with numerous .... Catalog on the occasion of the exhibition „Zhang Huan“ at Kunstverein Hamburg. ...
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Kunstmuseum Bern | Schweiz - 05.09.05 Zhang Huan
Der international bekannte Performer Zhang Huan aus New York wird dem Publikum „My Switzerland“, eine Schweiz der Kühe und nicht der Banken vermitteln. ...
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Die Grenzen des Darstellbaren - My Switzerland: Performance von ...
05/9 My Switzerland: Performance von Zhang Huan, New York ... Der international bekannte Performer Zhang Huan aus New York wird dem Publikum „My ...
www.freiheitderkunst.ch/ presse/ my-switzerland-performance-von-zhang-huan-new-york.html

Galerie Volker Diehl - Bücher
Zhang Huan-"Drawings". Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung in der Galerie .... Katalog anlässlich der Ausstellung „Zhang Huan“ im Kunstverein Hamburg. ...
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Artwords Art Page 11
Zhang Huan. Zhang Huan Edited by Yilmaz Dziewior. Hatje Cantz 2003 ... Zhang Huan, born in 1965 in the Chinese province Honan, was among the first artists ...
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chinese-photography.net : a virtual museum dedicated to Chinese ...
in the 1990s, Zhang Huan and Ma Liuming "The third contact", 1995, 49 x 69 cm, 2/15 ... Zhang Huan (2002-2003, Kunstverein in Hamburg) ...
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张洹中文网站
For Zhang Huan, who was initially interested in painting but turned to performance and its documentation in photographs and video when he moved to Beijing ...
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