Mao Yan

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    Born in Hunan, in 1968
    Graduated from The Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, B.F.A. in 1991
    Living and Working in Nanjing

    EXHIBITIONS

    2013
    Mao Yan Solo Exhibition, Pace Gallery, Beijing

    2012
    Ethos, Mao Yan Solo Exhibition, ART & PUBLIC, Geneva, Switzerland
    The Image Behind the Image - Jorg Immendorf & Mao Yan Dual Exposition, Art Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, Displayed by Art & Public
    N Time - 2012 Chinese Oil Painting Biennale, China Arts Museum, Beijing
    Face, Survey of Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, Minsheng Arts Museum, Shanghai
    In Painting, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

     

    2011
    Mao Yan Works on Paper, Solo Exhibition, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing
    Collecting history: New Art in China, Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu
    Growing Up, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

     

    2010
    Mao Yan in Duftown, Solo Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
    Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, The Official Opening of Minsheng Arts Museum, Shanghai
    The First China Contemporary Documenta
    Re-shaping History – Chinart from 2000 to 2009, China National Center, Beijing

     

    2009
    Longing for More, Mao Yan Solo Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, China
    Sex & Love, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing
    Phenomena and situation since 1985: Trends in Hubei and Hunan Chinese Contemporary Art 1985- 2009, Guangdong Art Museum, China
    China Mania, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

     

    2008
    Mao Yan, Solo Exhibition, China Today Gallery, Belgium
    Art ChangSha, Hunan Provincial Museum, Hunan
    Correspondence, Qinghe Art Museum, Najing & NO.10 Art Space Airport, Chengdu
    China: Construct And Deconstruction, The National Gallery of St.Paul Brazil
    Semiosis, The Square of China Gallery, New York
    Academy and Non-academy II, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
    The 23rd Asia International Fine Art Exhibition, Guangzhou
    Artists in Art Criticize, Saint Space, Beijing
    Today's China, Beivue Museum,  Belgium

     

    2007
    Portrait’s Zero — The Painting of Xia Xiaowan & Mao Yan, Aye Gallery, Beijing
    The Form of Emotion, Danish Art Centre, Beijing
    Transparent Situation, Tibet Museum, Lhasa
    China's Neo-Painting — A Triumph Over Images, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
    Look on Somebody’s Trouble with Indifference, Kassel Central Train Station, Germany

     

    2006
    Flower, Songzhuang Art Museum, Beijing

     

    2005
    The Second Triennial of Chinese Contemporary Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing

     

    2004
    The Painting of Mao Yan and He Duoling, Chinablue Gallery, Beijing
    The Metamorphosis—The Painting Show of Mao Yan and Liu Ye, Diya Gallery, Taiwan
    Poisonous—The Invitation Exhibition of Free Communication Book Store, Free Communication Book Store, Beijing
    Portrayal, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
    Human Scenery, Anna Ning Fine Art, Hong Kong

     

    2003
    New Paintings, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
    New Generation and Post-revolution, China Blue Gallery, Beijing

     

    2002
    Group Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Artists, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong
    On the Edge of the Millennium—New Art From China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York
    Face to Face — Chinese Portrait Art Exhibition, Shanghai Jingwen Art Centre, Shanghai
    Paris — Pekin, Espace Cardin, Paris
    The Image of Idea, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen
    The Different Similarities, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

     

    2001
    Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Modern Art Museum
    ABBILD, Landes Art Museum, Austria
    Poster Exhibition of Chinese Avant-garde, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, China; Tokyo, Japan; Paris, France
    The Initial Image, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
    Academy and Non-academy, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
    Towards a New Image - Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Painting, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum; Sichuan Provincial Art Museum, Guangdong Provincial Art Museum

     

    2000
    Mao Yan, Solo Exhibition, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
    Exhibition of Liu Haisu Museum’s Collection, Shanghai
    Mao Yan & Liu Ye, Contemporary Chinese Art Gallery, London
    Chinese Oil Painting in the 20th Century, National Art Museum of China, Beijing and Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
    Phantom, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

     

    1997
    Mao Yan, Solo Exhibition, Nanjing Pinge Art Guild

    1992
    The Drawing Works of Mao Yan, Solo Exhibition, Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts