Evelyn Taocheng Wang

Born in Chengdu, China, 1981
Lives and works in Amsterdam

www.wangtaocheng.com

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
2016 De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs
2016 Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis


Solo exhibitions
2017
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (forthcoming)
'Embarrassed Person is Always Difficult to Avoid Embarrassed Things' Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK (forthcoming)
'A Home made Travel MV Series', Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem, The Netherland
'Heatweave Wrinkle', Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, USA
'Allegory of Transience', Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem, The Netherlands
2015
'Massage Near Me', Company Gallery, New York, USA
‘A Home Made Travel MV Series’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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, The Netherlands
‘Forest, A Man, A Baby & Aristocratic Life’, Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014
‘Someone who lives in great comfort is completely enjoying it but still prays for even more fortune’, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
2013
‘Action...Cut!’ Jakarta Yuz Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
2012
‘What is Revealed by the Tide’, OV Gallery, Shanghai, China
2010
‘Sensitive Attitude’, Platform China, Beijing, China
2008
‘Intervention’, Kunsterverein Göttingen, Germany
‘Private Party’, Vierterstock-Berlin. Berlin, Germany

Group exhibitions
2017
'Humble'
, Garage, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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'What "Everybody Knows"', Jenny's, Los Angeles, Unites States
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Barbaren & Wijsgeren: Het beeld van China in de Gouden Eeuw', Frans Hals Museum, The Netherlands

2016
'De Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs 2016', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands
30: Untitled 1989', Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
'Food / Body', Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands
'Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis', Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
'Manifesta 11', Zurich, Switzerland
'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, China
'Un certain regard', Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague, The Netherlands
'Preview', Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2015
'Affinities #2', Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
'Greene Naftali', New York, USA
‘Other Sights’, OCCII, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Up Close and Personal’, De Hallen, Haarlem, The Netherlands
2014
‘It's Get Better’, curated by Stewart Uoo, Artists Space, New York, USA
‘Reflections’, Model Project Space, Vancouver, Canada
‘Conversation’, with Luca Francesconi at Gallery Fluxia, Milan, Italy
‘Offspring 2014’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Finissage - An evening in three acts’, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eric Sidner & Taocheng Wang – ‘Old Oxen Chew Young Grass’, Duck, Berlin, Germany
‘I love you, Me either’, Project Native Informant, London, UK
2013
‘Reading’, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
‘Living Room’, Shanghai Goethe Institute, Shanghai, China
‘AMNUA Drawing Show Series’, Art Museum of Nanjing, China, University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
‘How are you otherwise’, Rongwrong, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘I will be your mirror’, OV gallery, Shanghai, China
Max Brand+Taocheng Wang at Library+, London, UK
‘Winter Screening’, Almanac Projects, London, UK
2012
‘Limbodrome’, Capital A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Tender Buttons’, September Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Art Taipei 2012, Taiwan
Frieze London 2012, Azpcgallery, London, UK
‘Reactivation’ - The 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
‘Art Stage Singapore 2012’, Singapore
2011
‘Städelschule Rundgang 2011’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
‘Learning from the Literati 2’, OV Gallery, Shanghai, China
2010
‘Absolute Distance’, White Space Gallery Beijing, China
2008
‘Anonymous Drawings N°9.’, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
‘Jahresgaben 2008’, Halle fuer Kunst,Lüneburg, Germany
2007
‘Fremd Gehen’, Shanghai Goethe Institut. Shanghai, China

Bibliography

Publications

Evelyn Taocheng Wang: Unintended Experience
Published by After 8 Books, 2017

2017
Evelyn Taocheng Wang, the artist who became a masseur to become an artist
author(s): Carlo Prada
online magazine: Conceptual Fine Arts

Maïskorrels zijn nooit sexy
author(s): Roos van der Lindt
newspaper/magazine: de Groene Amsterdammer


Sublime Churchy Subjects. Tess Edmonson on the traficomic narratives of Evelyn Taocheng Wang
author(s): Tess Edmonson
newspaper/magazine: FlashArt no 313, 2017


How Do We Deconolonize Desire? Evelyn Taocheng Wang Massages Difficult Truths at Château Shatto
author(s): Hyunjee Nicole Kim
newspaper/magazine: Momus

Evelyn Taocheng Wang: Château Shatto / Los Angeles
author(s): Ciara Moloney
newspaper/magazine: FlashArt

2016
Wang wint Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs
author(s): Rutger Pontzen
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Tussen fictie en werkelijkheid
author(s): Frits de Coninck
newspaper/magazine: Museumtijdschrift

Evelyn Taocheng Wang
author(s): Marion Florusse
newspaper/magazine: Nouveau

Geef me de vijf - Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs
author(s): Anna van Leeuwen
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

Manifesta 11: What people do for money
catalogue: Edited by Stichting Foundation Manifesta 11

Op een dag in een keurige massagesalon
author(s): Roos van der Lint
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer

Taocheng Wang
author(s): Bart van der Heide
catalogue: Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis 2016

Kunst auf der Massageliege
author(s): Gudrun von Schoenebeck
newspaper/magazine: General Anzeiger Bonn

Taocheng Wang
catalogue: 'On Limits: Estrangement in the Everyday', Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program

Taocheng Wang
author(s): Julia Steenhuisen
newspaper/magazine: Metropolis M, Jun

Massages in het museum
(authors): Joke de Wolf
newspaper/magazine: See All This

Reviews in brief - Taocheng Wang
newspaper/magazine: Modern Painters, Feb

2015
Poetry
author(s): Alex Turgeon
newspaper/magazine: C Magazine, Toronto, Ontario. Sept

Taocheng Wang
author(s): Hans den Hartog Jager
newspaper/magazine: Artforum

Een Aziaat verbaast zich over de Wadden
author(s): Kees Keijer
newspaper/magazine: het Parool

Houthakkersvideo wekt verbazing en irritatie
author(s): Hans den Hartog Jager
newspaper/magazine: NRC Handelsblad

Taocheng Wang
author(s): Lilian Bense
newspaper/magazine: H Art 16 April



2013
Taocheng Wang
author(s): Olivia Dunbar
newspaper/magazine: Flash Art, No.296

2012
Whatever Happened to the Sisterhood
author(s): Jennifer Allen
newspaper/magazine: Mousse, No,44

Art is the Best Remedy for Misfortune
author(s): Door Maaike Lauwaert
newspaper/magazine: Tubelight, No.89

2010
Taocheng Wang
author(s): Iona Whittaker
newspaper/magazine: Artforum, 08, 2010

Taocheng Wang – I take myself very seriously
author(s): Li Qi
newspaper/magazine: LEAP, 01 October, 2010

Absolute Distance
author(s): Zoe Zhang Bing
catalogue: Beijing, China

2008
Kennzeichnend für globalisierte Kunst
author(s): Peter Krüger-Lenz
newspaper/magazine: goettinger-tageblatt

Die Rationalität - Taocheng Wang
catalogue: Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany