(1955 - 2000)
Zhen Chen was active/lived in New York / China, Brazil, France. Zhen Chen is known for conceptual art, mixed media cultural projects.
Biography Zhen Chen
"Chen Zhen, 45, Whose Artwork Explored Complexities of China," By Holland Cotter, Dec. 24, 2000, Obituary, The New York Times
Chen Zhen, a Chinese-born conceptual artist and sculptor who lived in Paris and became a highly visible international art figure during the 1990's, culminating with an appearance at the 1999 Venice Biennale,* died on Dec. 13 in Paris. He was 45.
The cause was cancer, reported Mr. Chen's New York gallery, Deitch Projects in SoHo.
Mr. Chen was born in 1955 in Shanghai to a family of physicians. The family was sent to the countryside for ''re-education'' during the height of the Cultural Revolution.
In 1973, he graduated from the Shanghai Fine Arts and Crafts School, and in 1978, h
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