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Xing Danwen: Prescription for Life

Date(s) - 20/07/2019 - 01/09/2019
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Boers-Li Gallery

Location Address 798 Art Zone, D-06, 2 Jiuxianqiao Rd.N. Chaoyang District

City Beijing



Boers-Li Gallery is delighted to present Xing Danwen’s solo exhibition, “Prescription for Life”, opening on July 20, 2019.

The exhibition will include the artist’s most recent performance based videowork and installations.

Xing Danwen, born in Xi’an, China, currently lives and works in Beijing. She received her BFA from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China in 1992, and completed her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, in 2001. Xing Danwen, actively engaged in the international art scene, her works have always been on a cutting edge position in contemporary Chinese art.

As an outstanding photographer and new media female artist, her works are mentioned in renowned academic journals and by respectable art critics, as part of the academic discourse in the international art world. Her works are included in important volumes about contemporary art, and have been shown in various international biennales and triennales, such as the Sydney Biennale, Whitney Biennale, Yokohama Triennale, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, International Center for Photography, J. Getty Art Museum, Centre George Pompidou, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Boijmans Museum in Rotterdam and etc.

In addition, her works have been collected by these aforementioned institutions, as well as by notable private collections such as the Uli Sigg collection, Swiss Bank, Foundation Nationale Art Collection. In 2017, she successfully held a retrospective at Beijing’s Red Brick Museum. In 2018, she was awarded with the Silver trophy for the Best Artist of the Year by AAC. In the fall of 2019, the acclaimed international publication Prestel plans to publish a catalog comprised of the artist’s 25 years of artistic practice.

dates: 20 July – 01 Sept., 2019
hours: Tues. – Sun. 11am – 6pm



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