Artists

DU Kun

1982

Born in Sichuan, China

Lives and works in Tianjin & Beijing, China


 


Education:


2007

BFA in Oil Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China


2003

The High School Affiliated to the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China


Solo Exhibitions

2021


“Scores of Landscapes” Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


 


2019


“Sights of the Mount Sumeru” Mizuma, Kips & Wada Art, New York, USA


 


2016


“众神闹− Revels of the Rock Gods” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, JP


 


2014


DU Kun & ZHAO Na “Dark Songs for the Light” Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, CN


 


2013


“Pulse” Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, CN


 


2011


“His Kingdom” Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, CN


 


2010


“A STOLEN WORLD” Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, CN


Group Exhibitions

2020


「A Spirit Was Seen from the Window – Work Collection Cases of Chinese Young Artists Since 1999」Long Museum, Shanghai, CN


「The 2020 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists Exhibition」K11 HACC, Hong Kong


 


2016


Temporal Turn: Art & Speculation in Contemporary Asia, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, US


 


2014


DU Kun & ZHAO Na “Dark Songs for the Light”, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, CN


 


2012


“Carnival” Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, CN


 

2011

“LOVE and HOPE: The Art World Assisting Children Affected by the Japanese Disasters” Iberia Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, CN


 


2010


Busan Biennale, Busan, KR


 


2009


“NIUBI NEWBIE KIDS II” Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, CN


“For the unforgettable memories – Sichuan Power” (exhibition for commemorating the one-year anniversary of Wenchuan Earthquake), Da Xiang Gallery, Beijing, CN


 


2007


“Wang Jialian Oil Painting Scholarship Exhibition” CAFA, Beijing, CN


“Starting: five-people group show”, F5 Art Gallery, Jiu Chang art district, Beijing, CN


“The Academy Light: the graduation works exhibition” CAFA, Beijing, CN


 


2005


“Excellent art works exhibition of Oil Painting Department” CAFA, Beijing, CN


 


2002


“Open the Door, Bobo!: four-people group exhibition” China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, CN


Projects

2012


Made in China: Contemporary Chinese Artists Luciano Benetton Collection, IT


 


2011


Love and Hope: Art World Assisting Children Affected by the Japanese Disasters, Iebra Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, CN


Awards

2020


Finalist, Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong


 


2016


Gold Award, One Show – China Creativity Award, Shanghai, CN


 


2007


The Award of Wang Jialian Oil Painting Scholarship of CAFA, Beijing, CN

Excellent Award of “The Academy Light”, Beijing, CN


 


2006


The Best Creativity Honor of the Oil Painting Department of CAFA, Beijing, CN


Public Collection

Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas, USA