He An b. 1970


(B. 1970, Wuhan, Hubei, China)

Currently lives and works in Beijing


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 Jade Branch, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2017 Yang Art Museum, Beijing, China 2016 Redtory, Guangzhou, China

2015 Yuzhi, HDM Gallery, Hangzhou, China Armenia, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2014 Wind Light as a Thief, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels, Belgium

2014 It's Forever Not, Magician Space, Beijing, China Though Guys Don’t Dance, Madein Company, Shangai, China

2012 Who is alone now will stay alone forever, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shangai, China

2011 He An Solo Show, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

2011 I am curious yellow I am curious blue, Tang Contemporary Art, China

2011 A mole on each breast and another on the shoulder, Magician Space, Beijing, 2011 China The wind light as a thief, Arrox Factory, Beijing, China

2010 I Believe Someone Will Take Me There, But That's for Tomorrow, Magician Space, Beijing, China

2009 What Makes Me Understand What I Know, UCCA, Beijing, China

2009 What Makes Me Understand What I Know, Tang Contemporary Art, CIGE, Beijing, China

2009 Just Because I'm Superficial Doesn't Have to Mean You Can't Love Me, UCCA, CIGE, Beijing, China

2008 Cheap Way of Loving Souls, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai, China

2003 HE AN, Chinese Arts Center, Manchester, UK

2000 He An Photography Exhibition, Loft Gallery, Paris, France 


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Let's Talk About Text, Gazelli Art House, London, UK

2017 Asia TOPA +Program, Australien Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

2016 China Overpop, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China The Suggestive Wheel: An Era of Metaphors, Boxes Art Space, Shenzhen, China

2016 Nan Kan- Inexplicit Ethics and De-ranking Perspective, Surplus Space, Wuhan, China

2016 Community of Celibates, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

2016 New Media Exhibition & screening, Chengdu Hong Museum, Chengdu, China

2016 Linguistic Pavilion, Shangai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2015 Exposition annuelle d’art contemporain chinois, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China

2015 A Modern Adventure-The Renault Art collection, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2015 Art 021, Public Program, Exhibition Center, China Land, Devil and Night, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art Beijing, China

2015 Inventing Ritual - A contemporary Art Pattern, Moscow Biennale

2015 Biennale de l’Oural, Graz Museum, Pimao Art Festival

2014 CAFAM Biennale - The Invisible Hand: Curating as gesture, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China Post Pop East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK 2013 Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA Once, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2013 Archipalego, V-Art Centre 1 Space, Shanghai, China The Garden of Diversion, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

2012 Neon. Who’s afraid of red, yellow and blue?, Maison Rouge, Antoine de Galbert Foundation, Paris, France

2012 Pulse Reaction-An Exchange Project on Art Practice, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

2012 Frieze Art Fair, New York, USA EDIT: Image Fetish and Phobia, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China The Theme Exhibition of the Fourth Guangzhou Triennial-The Unseen, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

2012 COART Asian Youth Art Scene -2012 Autumn, Shuhe Ancient Town, Lijiang, China 2011 ART HK, Tang Contemporary Art Booth, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong, China

2011 The Armory Show 2011, Stand Galerie Daniel Templon, New-York, USA Gallery Hotel Art Project, Gallery Hotel, Beijing, China Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China

2011 SH Contemporary 2011, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

2011 Top Events 3rd Session - Poster Exhibition, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China

2011 Remote Ten Years of White Rabbit—Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, White Rabbit Museum, Sydney, Australia

2010 Great Performance, Pace Beijing, Beijing, China Erotic, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China

2010 A Close-up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China, Beijing, China

2009 Bourgeoisified Proletariat (Contemporary Art in Songjiang), Songjiang Creative Studio, Shanghai, China 2008 Homesickness - Memory and Virtual Reality, T-Space, Beijing, China

2009 Off-site project, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2009 Rendez-Vous, Mac-Lyon, Lyon, France 2007 Art in Motion, Long March Project, Beijing, China

2009 Individual Artists, Long March Project, Beijing, China The real thing, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

2009 Nono, Long March Project, Beijing, China 2006 It's All Right, Hangzhou, China City in Progress/Live form Zhangjiang, Shanghai, China Solo Exhibition, 2577 Creative Garden, Shanghai, China

2009 Art Game, Hexiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China Paining for Joy, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing, China

2005 Something is happening, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China The Nirvana of Temporality (The Other Shore of This Shore), the 5th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2005 After 1970s, Beijing Today Art Museum, Beijing, China True to Life, Top Space Gallery, Beijing, China

2005 Interval, Creation Loft, HI-SHANGHAI, Shanghai, China 2004 The Exhibition of Young Artists, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

2005 DIAL 62761232 (Express Delivery Exhibition), Courier Exhibition, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai, China

2005 China, the Body Everywhere?, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marseilles, France

2003 Arts-in-residence, Chinese Arts Center, Manchester, UK

2003 Distance, The Guangdong Museum of Arts, Guangzhou, China Ctrl + Z, Top Space Gallery, Beijing, China

2002 Contesting Meaning in Public Space: Labor Community and Public Art, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

2002 He An, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France

2002 Chinese Contemporary Arts, St. Paul, Brazil

2002 Run, Jump, Crawl, Walk, The East Modern Art Centre, Beijing, China

2001 Weightlessness, Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin, Germany In Contradiction, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

2001 Next Generation, Loft Gallery, Paris, France Chinese Photography, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

2000 The 3rd Annual Sculpture Exhibition, He Xiangning Museum, Shenzhen, China

2000 Fuck Off, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China Lovely, Modern Museum, Beijing, China

2000 Documentary Exhibition of Chinese Avant-Garde Art in the 1990s, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan



2000 Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, B.A. in Painting, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China