Galerie Fons Welters - Amsterdam

Evelyn Taocheng Wang

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Biography

Born 1981, Chengdu, CN
Lives and works in Rotterdam, NL

Education
2012-2014 De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2010-2012 Städelschule, Frankfurt
2002-2006 Nanjing Normail University, Fine Art Department, Chinese traditional art, Chinese Classical Literature & Visual Communication

Awards
2019 ABN AMRO Art Award
2018 Dolf Henkes Award
2016 De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs
2016 Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis

Solo exhibitions

2024
‘An Organic Day’, Kayokoyuki, Tokyo, JP

2023
‘Het Licht is Rond’, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht, NL 
‘An Equivocal Contrast’, Rockbund Museum, Shanghai, CN 

2022
Performance and Collection Presentation, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US 
‘Norwegian Music in Dutch Window’, Kayokoyuki, Tokyo, JP

2021
Reflection Paper‘, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL 
‘Heart of Eyeshadows’, Antenna Space, Shanghai, CN 
‘Reflection Paper’, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, DE

2020
‘Sour Gnossiennes’, museumverein Mönchengladbach, Museum Abteiberg, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, De
‘Als ich sie entlang des Flusses suchte, stand sie mitten im Wasser (When I sought her along the river, she stood in the middle of the water)’ KevinSpace, Vienna, AT
‘Het bloemblaadje, dat tijdens het ochtendkrieken was gevallen, paktte ik op in de avondschemering’ (ABN AMRO Art Award), Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
Short Summer Solo, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2019
‘Spreading Elegance’, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR
‘Sensitive Attitude’, Friends of the S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE
‘No Blood in the Afternoon’, Carlos Ishikawa, London, UK

2018
‘What is he afraid of?’, Company Gallery, New York, USA
‘What is he afraid of?’, KW institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE

2017
‘Four Season of Women Tragedy’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Embarrassed Person is Always Difficult to Avoid Embarrassed Things’, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
‘A Home made Travel MV Series’, Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem, NL
‘Heatweave Wrinkle’, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, USA
‘Allegory of Transience’, Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem, NL

2015
‘Massage Near Me’, Company Gallery, New York, USA
‘A Home Made Travel MV Series’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
Performance ‘Two Sights of the Elegant Mysterious Unearthly Princess Kaguya & Her Beggarly Nurtured Aristocratic Life Before She Flies Away With a Shining Ship’, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
‘Forest, A Man, A Baby & Aristocratic Life’, Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam, NL

2014
‘Someone who lives in great comfort is completely enjoying it but still prays for even more fortune’, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, SE

2013
‘Action…Cut!’ Jakarta Yuz Museum, Jakarta, ID

2012
‘What is Revealed by the Tide’, OV Gallery, Shanghai, CN

2010
‘Sensitive Attitude’, Platform China, Beijing, CN

2008
‘Intervention’, Kunsterverein Göttingen, DE
‘Private Party’, Vierterstock-Berlin. Berlin, DE

Group exhibitions

2024
‘Foreigners Everywhere’, 60th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, IT
‘Dream Time’, UCCA Center, Beijing, CN

2023
‘Clandestine Knowledge: Collection 1980s-Present’, MoMA, New York, US
‘Curatorial Studies: Dancing Forward, Looking Backward’, Kunsthal Gent, Gent, BE
‘Collage Storyboard’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2022
‘Horizons’, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst (Museum for East-Asian Arts), Cologne, DE
‘We, on the Rising Wave’, Busan Biennale 2022, Busan, KOR
‘Note to Self’, Galerie Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
‘Magic Square: Art and Literature in Mirror Image’, Beijing Biennial, Beijing, CN
‘Fashion Show: Clothing, Art And Activism’, The Glucksman, Cork, IE
‘Autofiction’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2021
‘The Endless Garment’, X Museum, Beijing, CN
‘Frequencies of Tradition’, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon Foundation for Arts & Culture, KR
‘To Be Like Water’, TENT, Rotterdam, NL
‘It’s Just a Phase’, curated by Rhae Dall and Ingar Dragset, K-U-K, Trondheim, NO
‘In the Midst Of It All’ G Museum of Art, Nanjing, CN
‘Shaking the Habitual’, Huidenclub, Rotterdam, NL
‘After All, A Collection Is Only Human’, George Vandenbussche house (in collaboration with Museum Dhondt Dhaenens), Tielt, BE 
‘Something about us’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘In their shoes 2’, Kayokoyuki, Tokyo, JP
‘INK-City’, Tai Kwun Art Center, Hong Kong, HK
‘She spins the thread, she measures the thread, she cuts the thread’, NEST, Den Haag, NL

2020
‘Frequencies of Tradition’, Guangzhou Times Museum, Guangzhou, CN
‘Risquons-Tout’, WIELS, Brussels, BE
‘Beating around the bush #6’, Bonnefanten, Maastricht, NL
‘In the Presence of Absense, Proposal for the Museum Collection’, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
‘Globale Resistance’, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
‘Other.Worldly’, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL

2019
‘Jahresgabe’, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf’ ,De
‘Jahresgabe’, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, De
‘Maskulinitäten. Eine Kooperation des Bonner Kunstvereins, Kölnischen Kunstvereins und des Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf’ DE
‘Neither Black/Red/Yellow nor Woman’, Times Art Center, Berlin, DE
Antenna Space, Shanghai, CN
‘Top Floor. Artists choose from the collection’, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, NL
‘Longan’, House of Egorn, Berlin, DE

2018
‘Dolf Henkes Prize’, TENT Rotterdam, NL
‘Department of Love’, SAFA Art Gallery, Shanghai, CN
‘Transpersonal, instructions’, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, Manila, PH
‘Hollandse Nieuwe’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, NL
‘Nothing is Permanent’, Manifesta In House Exhibition, Amsterdam, NL
‘Who Are We Again?’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, IT
‘Show Personality, Not Personal Items’, Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL

2017
‘It’s Get Better V’, ICA, London, UK
‘Humble’, Garage, Rotterdam, NL
Public program, Documenta14, Kassel, DE
”What “Everybody Knows”‘, Jenny’s, Los Angeles, USA
‘Barbaren & Wijsgeren: Het beeld van China in de Gouden Eeuw’, Frans Hals Museum, NL

2016
‘De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2016’, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL
30: Untitled 1989′, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
‘Food / Body’, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, NL
‘Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis’, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
‘Manifesta 11’, Zurich, CH
‘On Limits: Estrangement in the Everyday’, curated by Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, The Kitchen, New York, USA
‘Performing Time’, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, CN
‘Un certain regard’, Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague, NL
‘Preview’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2015
‘Affinities #2’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
Summer group show curated by Robert McKenzie, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
‘Other Sights’, OCCII, Amsterdam, NL
‘Up Close and Personal’, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2014
‘It’s Get Better’, curated by Stewart Uoo, Artists Space, New York, USA
‘Reflections’, Model Project Space, Vancouver, CA
‘Conversation’, with Luca Francesconi at Gallery Fluxia, Milan, IT
‘Offspring 2014’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
‘Finissage – An evening in three acts’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
Eric Sidner & Taocheng Wang – ‘Old Oxen Chew Young Grass’, Duck, Berlin, DE
‘I love you, Me either’, Project Native Informant, London, UK

2013
‘Reading’, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, CN
‘Living Room’, Shanghai Goethe Institute, Shanghai, CN
‘AMNUA Drawing Show Series’, Art Museum of Nanjing, China, University of the Arts, Nanjing, CN
‘How are you otherwise’, Rongwrong, Amsterdam, NL
‘I will be your mirror’, OV gallery, Shanghai, CN
Max Brand+Taocheng Wang at Library+, London, UK
‘Winter Screening’, Almanac Projects, London, UK

2012
‘Limbodrome’, Capital A, Amsterdam, NL
‘Tender Buttons’, September Gallery, Berlin, DE
Art Taipei 2012, TW
Frieze London 2012, Azpcgallery, London, UK
‘Reactivation’ – The 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, CN
‘Art Stage Singapore 2012’, SG

2011
‘Städelschule Rundgang 2011’, Frankfurt am Main, DE
‘Learning from the Literati 2’, OV Gallery, Shanghai, CN

2010
‘Absolute Distance’, White Space Gallery Beijing, CN

2008
‘Anonymous Drawings N°9.’, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, De
‘Jahresgaben 2008’, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, De

2007
‘Fremd Gehen’, Shanghai Goethe Institut, Shanghai, CN

Collections
ABN AMRO collection, NL
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL
Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL
Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR
NOG Collection/Stichting Beheer SNS REAAL, NL
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), US
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, NL
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL

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