Kan Xuan

Born in Anhui province, 1972

Kan Xuan  is well known both in China and abroad for her particular and deeply personal body of work, consisting mainly of videos that convey a sense of exploration. She is featured in several of her most well-known works, starting with the iconic “Kan Xuan! Ai!” (1999) in which she is seen searching for herself in a subway tunnel. More recent works have looked analytically at the material and semantic makeup of the world around her. Having studied at the Rijksakademie and currently dividing her time between Amsterdam and Beijing, Kan Xuan is a key figure in the generation of artists who emerged in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

The Making of a Museum
The exhibition The Making of a Museum presents seven internationally renowned contemporary artists who...
22 Nov 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
Mobile M+: Moving Images
Presented by M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong, Mobile M+: Moving Images is the first...
13 Mar 2015 - 26 Apr 2015
Midtown POP, Causeway Bay and Cattle Depot Artist Village, To Kwa Wan
Hong Kong
M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art
M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art is a rigorously curated exhibition of highlights...
23 Feb 2016 - 05 Apr 2016
Hong Kong
A quartet is a musical composition written for an ensemble of four musicians or singers. If it were composed...
02 Jul 2016 - 02 Jul 2016
Arte Continua
Tales of Our Time
The artists in this exhibition challenge the conventional understanding of place. By portraying often-overlooked...
05 Nov 2016 - 10 Mar 2017
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York
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