Xing Danwen - Contemporary Art London Thursday, June 21, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Exhibited

    Venice, "C on Cities," the 10th Venice Architecture Biennale, 2006; Manchester, "China Show," URBIS, 2006; Rotterdam, "New Urban Realities," Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen & NAi, 2006; London, "Fantasy Landscapes," Asia House, 2006; Toronto, Urban Fiction, Gallery TPW, 2006; Buffalo, "The Wall," Albright-Knox Art Gallery/UB Anderson Gallery, 2005; Guangzhou, "Re-Viewing the City," the 1st Guangzhou International Photo Biennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, 2005; Wolfsburg, "Die Chinesen," Kunst Museum Wolfsburg, 2005; Paris, "Urban Fiction," Galerie Piece Unique, 2004

  • Literature

    Z. Gu, "Projecting the Reality of China Through the Lens: On the Artistic Practice of Xing Danwen," Yishu, Canada, March 2006, p. 95-96; B. Erickson, "Interview with Xing Danwen to Talk about Urban Fiction," Feb. 26 - Mar. 10, 2006, Gallery TPW, Toronto; A. Maerkle, "Xing Danwen's Chinese Fantasy," Art Asia Pacific, Summer 2006, pp. 22-23; E. Battiston, "Xing Danwen," Zoom, Italy, Nov.-Dec. 2006, pp. 32-37; A. Jullien, "Les autofictions virtuelles de Xing Danwen," Le Monde 2, no. 144 (Supplement), Nov. 18, 2006, pp. 50-57; J. Vantroyen, “Les minidrames de Xing Danwen," Le Soir, Belgium, Dec. 27, 2006, pp. 25 and 28 (ill.); B. Xiao, "Xing Danwen: Presumptions on Urban Fiction," Modern Weekly-Citylife, Nov. 25, 2006, China, pp. 32; Z. Gu, "Fictions Smash Illusory Reality," PhotoChina, China, Nov. 2006, pp. 28-32


Urban Fiction 8

Digitally manipulated C-print.
66 3/4 x 84 1/4 in. (169.5 x 214 cm).
Signed and titled "Urban Fiction 8 Xing Danwen" and numbered of five lower right. This work is from an edition of five.

£5,000 - 10,000 

Sold for £10,200

Contemporary Art

22 June 2007, 4pm & 5pm