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Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang
LAST UPDATE : 2018.11.2 / EDITOR : avatintern
9 artworks / 37 exhibition

Wen Hsiang Mark Chen was born in 1957, Taipei, and graduated from the fine arts department of Chinese Culture University in 1980, Taiwan. He obtained the MFA degree of CUNY in 1990, USA. After returning to Taiwan in 1992, he and couples of artists found Shin Le Yuan Art Space, a non-profit co-op artist group and continued to participate in group exhibitions and released solo shows every two or three years. Among the early stage in 1983, to echo the political and social movement, he created a method of “scrabble Chinese painting” as a symbol of resistance to traditional preach of Chinese propriety, developing a kind of none expected, non-reason “black and white painting” (sounds like “scrabble” in Taiwanese) series. When study art in New York In 1987, he started to try mixed medias and later joined the “ready-mades” to fabric his art works. By using proliferation, consumption wastes, the contents of his art shift to Involve the allegory of social and political phenomena. Returning Taiwan in 1992, he first tried installation in space. Until today he keep searching and imagination the situation of the individual under the manipulation of specific Party-state capitalism in Taiwan. He often applied the Taiwan unique red stripe plastic bags as converted symbols of vulgar and sacred, reality and extraordinary, deconstruction and identity.

birth year
1957
Place of Birth
Taipei
Taiwan
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2017
Material Aspecpes
Haiton Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Saint Everything
La Chambre Art Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
REWRITING
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
2005
「黑雕塑―以輕薄濡染」
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
2004
Saint Something
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
2003
「我囊」
文賢油漆行小閣樓展 , Tainan , Taiwan
2001
「牽拖」
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
1998
「足LOW/e/展覽」
Nhcue Art Space , Hsinchu , Taiwan
1998
Super Low Reality
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
1997
「蜜汁稀薄」
前藝術空間 , Taipei , Taiwan
1995
「真實 是塞腫的塑膠袋」
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
1993
A solo exhibition by Mark Wen-Hsiang Chen
Kitchen & Craft - Home , Taipei , Taiwan
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Meaning Is Thin
1997
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Three Hot Sauna Bed
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Worried About None
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360X300cm

360X300cm
spray painted
290x252cm
digital prints
88x141.5cm
digital prints
88x141.5cm
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42x57cm
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Saint Everything
2008-2010
Installation Art ,
Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang, 2007, Installation Art
Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang, 2004, Installation Art
Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang, 1998, Installation Art
Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang, 2001, Installation Art
Chen Mark Wen-Hsiang, 2008, Installation Art
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