Chen Zhen

Chinese, 1955–2000

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Chen Zhen

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Chinese, 1955–2000

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£112,500
Un village sans frontières (A Village without Borders), 1955-2000
Sold on Mar 7, 2018
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Painting
wax candles on painted wooden chair
107 x 41 x 41cm
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£112,500
Auction Sale
Mar 7, 2018
Christie's
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Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Un village sans fronti_ères _(A Village without Borders)_ __ wax candles on painted wooden chair 42 1/8 x 16 1/8 x 16 1/8in. (107 x 41 x 41cm.) Executed in 2000
Un village sans frontières (A Village without Borders), 1955-2000
wax candles on painted wooden chair
Mar 7, 2018
Christie's
£112,500
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Painting
107 x 41 x 41cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 7, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
£112,500
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Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Un village sans fronti_ères _(A Village without Borders)_ __ wax candles on painted wooden chair 42 1/8 x 16 1/8 x 16 1/8in. (107 x 41 x 41cm.) Executed in 2000
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Silence Sonore (Silent Sound), 2000
Sold on Nov 25, 2017
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Sculpture
wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system
140.0 x 176.0 x 140.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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Silence Sonore (Silent Sound), 2000
wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system
Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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140.0 x 176.0 x 140.0 cm
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Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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Silence Sonore (Silent Sound), 1955-2000
Sold on Nov 25, 2017
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Video/Film/Animation
wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system
176 x 140 x 140 cm
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Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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CHEN ZHEN (CHINA, 1955-2000) _S__ilence Sonore (Silent Sound)_ wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system 176 x 140 x 140 cm. (69 1/4 x 55 1/8 x 55 1/8 in.) Executed in 2000
Silence Sonore (Silent Sound), 1955-2000
wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system
Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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Video/Film/Animation
176 x 140 x 140 cm
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Nov 25, 2017
Christie's
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CHEN ZHEN (CHINA, 1955-2000) _S__ilence Sonore (Silent Sound)_ wooden chairs, chamber pots, iron, sound system 176 x 140 x 140 cm. (69 1/4 x 55 1/8 x 55 1/8 in.) Executed in 2000
£175,000
Un village sans frontière (A village without a border), 1955-2000
Sold on Oct 7, 2017
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Painting
wax candles on painted wooden chair
70.8 x 26 x 29.4cm
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Realized Price
£175,000
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2017
Christie's
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Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Un village sans frontière (A village without a border)_ wax candles on painted wooden chair 27 7/8 x 10 ¼ x 11 5/8in. (70.8 x 26 x 29.4cm.) Executed in 2000
Un village sans frontière (A village without a border), 1955-2000
wax candles on painted wooden chair
Oct 7, 2017
Christie's
£175,000
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Painting
70.8 x 26 x 29.4cm
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Oct 7, 2017
Christie's
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£175,000
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Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Un village sans frontière (A village without a border)_ wax candles on painted wooden chair 27 7/8 x 10 ¼ x 11 5/8in. (70.8 x 26 x 29.4cm.) Executed in 2000
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$68,750
THE WRITING/THE NUMBER
Sold on Mar 2, 2017
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Work on Paper
stone, sand, metal, wood, ink, rice paper, cellophane, steel, typewriter and Plexiglas, in 4 parts
113.7 by 29.2 cm
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$68,750
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2017
Sotheby's
Description
stone, sand, metal, wood, ink, rice paper, cellophane, steel, typewriter and Plexiglas, in 4 parts Overall: 47 1/4 by 44 3/4 by 11 1/2 in. 120 by 113.7 by 29.2 cm. Executed in 1990.
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THE WRITING/THE NUMBER
stone, sand, metal, wood, ink, rice paper, cellophane, steel, typewriter and Plexiglas, in 4 parts
Mar 2, 2017
Sotheby's
$68,750
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Work on Paper
113.7 by 29.2 cm
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Mar 2, 2017
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$68,750
Description
stone, sand, metal, wood, ink, rice paper, cellophane, steel, typewriter and Plexiglas, in 4 parts Overall: 47 1/4 by 44 3/4 by 11 1/2 in. 120 by 113.7 by 29.2 cm. Executed in 1990.
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Poubelle
Sold on Feb 11, 2017
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Sculpture
painted domestic trash can with pedal opening
25.0 x 42.0 x 25.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Feb 11, 2017
De Baecque & Associes
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Poubelle
painted domestic trash can with pedal opening
Feb 11, 2017
De Baecque & Associes
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25.0 x 42.0 x 25.0 cm
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Feb 11, 2017
De Baecque & Associes
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Price not available
€59,800
Project mental no. 1 (Field of Waste), 1994
Sold on Nov 29, 2016
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Work on Paper
paper, India ink, acrylic, collage and newspaper ash in plexiglas
69.0 x 105.0 cm
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€59,800
Auction Sale
Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
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Project mental no. 1 (Field of Waste), 1994
paper, India ink, acrylic, collage and newspaper ash in plexiglas
Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
€59,800
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Work on Paper
69.0 x 105.0 cm
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Nov 29, 2016
Artcurial
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€59,800
$199,500
Couverture; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture' , 1998
Sold on Nov 16, 2016
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Sculpture
bamboo bed, walnuts, and metal; India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame
40.0 x 90.0 x 210.0 cm
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Realized Price
$199,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
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Couverture; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture'; Drawing for 'Couverture' , 1998
bamboo bed, walnuts, and metal; India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame; India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
$199,500
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Sculpture
40.0 x 90.0 x 210.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
Realized Price
$199,500
$199,500
Chen Zhen (1955-2000), 1955-2000
Sold on Nov 16, 2016
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Work on Paper
India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame
90 x 40 x 210 cm
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Realized Price
$199,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
Description
Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Couverture _ bamboo bed, walnuts, and metal 35 3/8 x 15 3/4 x 82 5/8 in. (90 x 40 x 210 cm.) Executed in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, pp. 11 and 20 (illustrated). Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, _Chen Zhen: Elogio della Magia Nera_, April-June, 2000, pp. 92-93, no. 52 (illustrated). Athens, National Museum of Contemporary Art, _Chen Zhen: Metaphors of the Body_, March-May, 2002, p. 47 (illustrated). New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, _Chen Zhen: A Tribute_, February-May, 2003, p. 88 (illustrated). LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 342 (illustrated). J. Frèches, _Créateurs du nouveau monde: Artistes chinois d’aujourd’hui_, Le Montueux, 2005, p. 229 (illustrated). _Drawing for 'Couverture' _ signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (lower left) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 23 5/8 x 29 5/8 in. (60 x 75.2 cm.) Drawn in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated). _Drawing for __'Couverture' _ signed, titled in English and Chinese and dated '"Couverture" "Chen Zhen" 10/98' (center right) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 43 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. (109.8 x 80 cm.) Drawn in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 19. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated). _Drawing for 'Couverture' _ signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (center right) India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 23 5/8 x 29 5/8 in. (60 x 75.2 cm.) Executed in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated).
Chen Zhen (1955-2000), 1955-2000
India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
$199,500
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Work on Paper
90 x 40 x 210 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
Realized Price
$199,500
Description
Chen Zhen (1955-2000) _Couverture _ bamboo bed, walnuts, and metal 35 3/8 x 15 3/4 x 82 5/8 in. (90 x 40 x 210 cm.) Executed in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, pp. 11 and 20 (illustrated). Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, _Chen Zhen: Elogio della Magia Nera_, April-June, 2000, pp. 92-93, no. 52 (illustrated). Athens, National Museum of Contemporary Art, _Chen Zhen: Metaphors of the Body_, March-May, 2002, p. 47 (illustrated). New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, _Chen Zhen: A Tribute_, February-May, 2003, p. 88 (illustrated). LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 342 (illustrated). J. Frèches, _Créateurs du nouveau monde: Artistes chinois d’aujourd’hui_, Le Montueux, 2005, p. 229 (illustrated). _Drawing for 'Couverture' _ signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (lower left) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 23 5/8 x 29 5/8 in. (60 x 75.2 cm.) Drawn in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated). _Drawing for __'Couverture' _ signed, titled in English and Chinese and dated '"Couverture" "Chen Zhen" 10/98' (center right) India ink on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 43 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. (109.8 x 80 cm.) Drawn in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 19. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated). _Drawing for 'Couverture' _ signed and dated 'Chen Zhen 10/98' (center right) India ink and black and white pastel on paper mounted on board in artist's frame 23 5/8 x 29 5/8 in. (60 x 75.2 cm.) Executed in 1998. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _Catalogue Raisonné_, Volume II. EXHIBITED: Paris, Ghislaine Hussenot and Périgeux, ADDC-Espace culturel François Mitterrand, _Chen Zhen: entre thérapie et méditation_, November 1998-April 1999, p. 16. LITERATURE: D. Rosenberg and M. Xu, _Chen Zhen: Invocation of Washing Fire_, Prato, 2003, p. 343 (illustrated).
$125,000
Place of Emptiness, 1955-2000
Sold on Nov 16, 2016
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Video/Film/Animation
wooden chair, Chinese chamber pots, metal and sound system
172.7 x 109.2 x 83.8 cm
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$125,000
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
Description
Chen Zhen (1955-2000) Place of Emptiness wooden chair, Chinese chamber pots, metal and sound system 68 x 43 x 33 in. (172.7 x 109.2 x 83.8 cm.) Executed in 1999. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _catalogue raisonné_, Volume II.
Place of Emptiness, 1955-2000
wooden chair, Chinese chamber pots, metal and sound system
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
$125,000
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Video/Film/Animation
172.7 x 109.2 x 83.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2016
Christie's
Realized Price
$125,000
Description
Chen Zhen (1955-2000) Place of Emptiness wooden chair, Chinese chamber pots, metal and sound system 68 x 43 x 33 in. (172.7 x 109.2 x 83.8 cm.) Executed in 1999. This work will be included in the upcoming Chen Zhen _catalogue raisonné_, Volume II.