Biografie von GAO Xingjian (1940)

Personal data


Birth : 01/04/1940 - Shanghai, China
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : China - France

Address

Paris, France

Representatives

Galerie La Tour des Cardinaux – 14 quai de Rive Neuve – Marseille, France

Professional data


Work and Life

1997:He obtains French nationality.
1989:Lives in France.
1966:During the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) he was sent to a re-education camp and felt it necessary to burn a suitcase full of manuscripts.


Prizes

2000

2000 : The Nobel Prize in Literature – Stockholm, Sweden
Awarded by : The Nobel Foundation – Sturegatan 14 – Stockholm, Sweden


Other professions

Writer

Work


Categorie and medium


Drawing-Watercolor : Indian ink/paper

Works

La prise de forme
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Indian ink/paper
Technical data : (rice paper)
Size : 112 x 85 cm
 
Fascination
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Indian ink/paper
Technical data : (rice paper)
Size : 125 x 120 cm
 
Le languissement
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Indian ink/paper
Technical data : (rice paper)
Size : 96 x 73 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

Ni mots, ni signes
Centre La Vieille Charité – Marseille, France
07/11/2003 – 09/22/2003

Le Goût de l’Encre
Musée des Beaux Arts – Mons, Belgium
01/14/2003 – 01/30/2003

2002

MNCARS Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia – Madrid, Spain
01/22/2002 – 04/26/2002

2001

Galerie La Tour des Cardinaux – Marseille, France
11/24/2001 – 01/05/2002

Palais des Papes – Avignon, France
2001 – 09/30/2001

1993

Maison de la Culture – Bourges, France
1993

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Claude Bernard Contemporary Art – 5-7, rue des Beaux Arts – Paris, France

2003

St’art – Foire d’art contemporain de Strasbourg, n°7
Parc des expositions du Wacken – Strasbourg, France
01/31/2003 – 02/03/2003
Represented by : Frank Pages Art Gallery – Kreuzstrasse – Baden-Baden, Germany

2000

ART Paris – art moderne et création contemporaine, n°1
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
10/19/2000 – 10/23/2000
Represented by : Galerie La Tour des Cardinaux – 14 quai de Rive Neuve – Marseille, France

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Books

2001

Le Livre d’un homme seul
Publisher: Editions de l’Aube – Paris, France
10/2001
ISBN : 2876786710

2000

La Montagne de l’âme
Publisher: Editions de l’Aube – Paris, France
01/2000
ISBN : 2876785269

1999

The Other Shore : Plays by Gao Xingjian
Publisher: The Chinese University Press – Hong Kong, Hong-Kong
12/1999
ISBN : 9622018629


On the artist


Periodicals

2001

FRIMBOIS Jean-Pierre – Gao Xingjian
in: Art Actuel n° 17 p. 58
Paris, France
11/2001-12/2001

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