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Hou Hanru

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Hou Hanru

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14 Jun 2011

Critic and curator Hou Hanru discusses Huang Yong Ping’s work in the wider context of the Chinese art scene.

Born in 1963 in China, Hou Hanru is based in Paris and San Francisco. He is Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs and also Chair of Exhibition and Museum Studies at the San Francisco Art Institute. Hou Hanru has been a consultant for several cultural institutions internationally including the Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Contemporary Art Museum in Kumamoto, Japan. He has taught and lectured at numerous educational institutions in Europe and is a correspondent for Flash Art International and a regular contributor to several other contemporary-art journals including ART iT, Artasiapacific and Yishu. He has curated many exhibitions including: “The Spectacle of the Everyday” Lyon Bienalle, 2009; "Trans(cient) City" and "Global Multitude", Luxembourg, 2007; 10th Istanbul Biennale, 2007; "Everyday Miracle, four woman artists in the Chinese Pavilion (Shen Yuan, Yin Xiuzhen, Kan Xuan, Cao Fei)", 52nd Venice Biennale, 2007; "Go Inside", 3rd Tirana Biennale, 2005; and exhibitions at the Venice Biennale, 2003, 2007; and Shanghai Biennale, 2000.


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