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CHEN Xiaoyun:Twenty-one Poems of Lenin 陈晓云:列宁的二十一首诗

  • ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊 (上海) Bldg 16, 50 Moganshan Rd. Shanghai China (map)

Opening: Saturday, Apr 19th, 2014, 4 - 6pm
Duration: Apr 19th - May 26th, 2014, 10am - 6pm
Venue: ShanghART Gallery, Bldg 16, 50 Moganshan Rd., Shanghai

ShanghART is pleased to present Chen Xiaoyun's solo exhibition, Twenty-one Poems of Lenin, which runs from April 19th to May 26th, 2014. On view will be a series of recently created works, including sculptures, paintings and photographies. 

With sculpture as its main line, the exhibition unfolds from a virtual proposition, Twenty-one Poems of Lenin. Twenty-one Poems originates from a non-ideological tale, in the end of which, a shepherd speaks to a cuboid: "I have made up my mind to be a silent object."

Works presented here follow Chen Xiaoyun's poetic narrative style, and extend from the most basic geometrical shapes to a strongly correlated metaphysical site, a mini animistic fairy tale, a portable utopian illusion. Meanwhile, in addition to his usual practice of photography and painting, Chen Xiaoyun adds sculpture to the exhibition, enhancing the depth of the theme and engendering a ritual sense. 

Chen Xiaoyun was born in 1971 in Hubei province. Now works and lives in Beijing. Chen Xiaoyun received New Photography of the Year Prize of Lianzhou Foto 2012. 


开幕: 2014年 4月19日, 周六, 4 - 6pm
展期: 2014年 4月19日 -  5月26日, 10am - 6pm
地点: 香格纳画廊, 上海市莫干山路50号16号楼




陈晓云,1971年生于湖北。现工作生活在北京。 2012年,陈晓云获得连州国际摄影年展“新摄影年度大奖”。