• Chen Yujun, Temporary Family No.150412, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 200x300cm
  • Chen Yujun, Similarity 02-20, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 80x60cm

Chen Yujun

Born in 1976 in Putian, Fujian Province, Chen’s practice deals with the issues of migration and identity. Many of his paintings, collage and installations are concerned with the experience of Chinese Min Diaspora, of which his family are descendants, and focus on this linage and the living environments of that alien territory

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2015
The Second Door, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai

 

2012
Transitional Room, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

 

2011
Mulan River Project - Chen Yujun and Chen Yufan, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

 

2010
The Empty Room, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2015
Breaking The Image-Methods in the Treatment of Imagery by Contemporary artists from China
SI SHANG ART MUSEUM, Beijing

 

2014
The Being of Non Being, Linda Gallery, Beijing

 

2013
2013 On the Road, Nomination Exhibition of Chinese Young Artist’s works, Guan Shan Museum, Shen Zhen
Fuck off 2, Groninger Museum, Holland

Ignition Point, Duolun Museum Of Modern Art, Shanghai

Art13 London, Olympia Grand Hall, London

 

2012
Frieze New York 2012, New York
Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Collectors, National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Beijing Landscape Visual Memory

Water Stains on the Wall - The Carrier of Formation, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou

 

2011
Line Up,Boers-Li Gallery,Beijing
How To Do, Heng Lu Art Museum, Hang Zhou

 

2010
Post Traditions -The Magnified Slice, Duolun Museum Of Modern Art, Shanghai
Invisible Wings, Times Art Museum, Beijing
Youth Upstairs, Young Critics Nomination Exhibition, Times Art Museum, Beijing

 

2009
Points&Crosses, Exhibition of Contemporary Painting in China, 2010 Art Center, Shanghai
Reflective, Wall Art Museum, Beijing; Xi Hu Art Museum, Hangzhou
Evolution?, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

 

2008
Future Sky, Chinese Young Contemporary Artist Works Selection Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Another Way, Experimental Art Exhibition of Hangzhou, the Quartet Art Museum, Nanjing
Grain Cereals, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, China Academy of Art Museum, Hangzhou

 

2007
Chongqing's Position, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chongqing Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing

 

2006
Forms and Colors - Zhejiang Young Oil Painters Invitation Exhibition, Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou
CAF Contemporary Art Exhibition, Japan

 

2005
Migrants Home, Contemporary Art Exhibition, China Academy of Art Museum, Hangzhou
Spectacle: Century and Heaven, 2005 Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu

 

2004
Young Mind-China New Sharp Painting Award, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen

 

2003
NO. 17 New Artists Exhibition, Yanhuang Art Museum, Beijing

 

1999
Mixed Painting Documentary Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Art Museum, Beijing