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Sun Xun 孫遜

Chinese, b. 1980

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Sun Xun 孫遜

Chinese, b. 1980

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Sun Xun’s intense skepticism of historical narrative and disillusionment with the post-1949 “New China” informs the political and fanciful nature of his installations, drawings, and animations. Sun’s sequence animations are created by drawing, erasing, and recording individual frames and stringing them together to create a gritty narrative about an unidentified and ambiguous era. He carries this preoccupation with erasure into his wall drawings and installations, a metaphorical exploration of the ephemerality of art and a questioning of its inherent value.

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Hammer Museum
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Guggenheim Museum, and 6 more
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Artforum, and 3 more
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Liverpool Biennial, and 2 more
Biography

Sun Xun’s intense skepticism of historical narrative and disillusionment with the post-1949 “New China” informs the political and fanciful nature of his installations, drawings, and animations. Sun’s sequence animations are created by drawing, erasing, and recording individual frames and stringing them together to create a gritty narrative about an unidentified and ambiguous era. He carries this preoccupation with erasure into his wall drawings and installations, a metaphorical exploration of the ephemerality of art and a questioning of its inherent value.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Hammer Museum
Group
Group show at a major institution
Guggenheim Museum, and 6 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Liverpool Biennial, and 2 more
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Three Trends, a Divided Art World, and 10 Artists Under 40: Deutsche Bank Senior Curator Alistair Hicks Shares Insights on Frieze London 2014
Oct 10th, 2014
Three Trends, a Divided Art World, and 10 Artists Under 40: Deutsche Bank Senior Curator Alistair Hicks Shares Insights on Frieze London 2014
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