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In Memoriam | Chen Shaoxiong (1962–2016)


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Image: Chen Shaoxiong at his solo exhibition ‘Collective Memory – Foshan’ in 2013.

Artist Chen Shaoxiong, close friend and collaborator of AAA, passed away in the morning of 26 November 2016, at the age of 54. Chen was born in 1962 in Shantou, Guangdong. He graduated from the Printmaking Department of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He was a member of the artist groups Southern Artists Salon and Big Tail Elephants Group. He was considered one of today’s most original and challenging artists.
 
We will always remember and be grateful to this extraordinary artist and dear friend.


Collection Highlights
Chen Shaoxiong during the preparation of The First Experimental Show of the Southern Artists Salon in 1986  
 
72.5 Hours Electricity Consumption, 1992 
 
 
 
5 Hours, 1993
 
 
 
 
See-Saw, 1994
 
 
 
 
Change the TV Channel, Change the Bride’s Decision, 1994
 
 
 
 
Sight Adjuster, 1996
 
 
 
 
Cop and Thief, 1996
 
 
 
 
Commodity, 1999
 
 
 
 
Street — Haizhu Square, 1999
 
 
 
 
Untitled, 2000
 
 
 
 
Anti-terror Variety, 2002
 
 
 
 
Chess, 2003
 
 
 
 
Zippo, 2004
 
 
 
 
Collective Memory - Changsha Railway Station, 2004-2008
 
 
 
 
BBS - If They Are Coming, Tirana, 2005
 
 
 
 
Ink City, 2005
 
 
 
 
Upload Download - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008
 
 
 
From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Cantonese Contemporary Art in the 1980s
 
 
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