Ce Jian

1984 born in Shandong, China

Lives in Berlin, Germany


2002-2008: studied Fine Arts at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) 
with Georg Baselitz, Daniel Richter, Robert Lucander.
Meisterschüler degree.

2003-2009: studied Art History, Philosophy and East Asian Art History 
at Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität Berlin. 
Magister Artium degree.

2006-07: Goldsmiths College, Univ. of London

2017: received PhD in Art and Visual History from Humboldt-Universität, Berlin


2003-09: Scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2010: Artist-in-Residence Programme, Andrew James Art & JIA Shanghai
2012-16: PhD scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2017: Nominated for Huayu Youth Award 2017

Solo Exhibitions

Coming up in 2018:
Gallery SU, Seoul (opening 2nd May 2018)
White Space, Beijing (opening 30th June 2018)
Zapbeijing, 798/Beijing (opening June 2018)

CAPTCHA, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf
Transeuropa, in collaboration with Yuzheng Cheng, White Concepts, Berlin

The Grand Illusion, White Space, Beijing

Elephant, NON Berlin Project Space, Berlin

Velum, Galerie Philine Cremer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Round Corner, Galerija Contra, Zagreb

Frontiers, Galerie Philine Cremer, Dusseldorf
Projection, White Space, Beijing
Tangram, Galerie Herold, Bremen

XY - false reject, Konfuzius-Institut, Dusseldorf

Smile Without A Face, White Space, Beijing
A MAZE, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia

The Maker, Alexander Ochs Gallery, Berlin
Models, Galerija Contra, Koper (Slovenia)
Who Is Who, Konfuzius-Institut der FU Berlin

Fact=Fiction, White Space, Beijing
Marco Polo. A Travel Guide, Andrew James Art, Shanghai
1 FÜR ALLE, Galerie Läkemäker, Berlin

Ce Jian, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia

Wie Sie sehen, Galerie Läkemäker, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

The Second Self, Peres Projects, Berlin
On Paper One, Zapbeijing, 798/Beijing
Wanted Duchamps 3, Lage Egal, Berlin
Turning Point, Galerie JENSWALTHER, Berlin

Unflattening, Gallery SU: / Space Kaan, Seoul
Our Painting, Yang Art Museum, Beijing
Painting As Straight Gate, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
New Capitalism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China
B-Movie, J:Gallery, Shanghai
#Tabs 2 - Contemporary Artist's Book Shop, Lage Egal, Berlin

Saloon, Galerie Sexauer, Berlin

20+4+1 New Identities, VDA Berlin

Geographic Laboratory, Galerie Philine Cremer, Dusseldorf
Aufwachen! Besser Machen!, Kleine Humboldt-Galerie, Berlin

Here We Are/Tu Smo, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula, Croatia
Wall, Zhonggong Art Space, Mianyang/Sichuan, China

Das Ich im Anderen, Stiftung Mercator, Essen
Phantome, Uferhallen, Berlin

Chinese*, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin
Best of Dimension 5, Forgotten Bar, Berlin
New Spirit In Painting, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia


Sammlung SØR Rusche, Oelde/Berlin
Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing
Frank F. Yang Foundation, Shenzhen, China
Lin Han / M WOODS, Beijing
Zhang Rui, Beijing
Huang Yu Collection, Beijing/Chengdu
Xu Zhen, Shanghai
Liu Wei, Beijing
Hanno Huth, Berlin
(among others)



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Contra gallery

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10000 Zagreb

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15 -18

or by appointment