CHRONOLOGY AND EXHIBITIONS
For Wang Wusheng



Wang Wusheng was born in 1945 in the city of Wuhu in Chinafs Anhui Province and was graduated from Anhui Universityfs School of Physics. Currently he works as a photographic artist based in Shanghai and Tokyo. His photographs are represented in numerous public and private collections, including those of the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection in Berlin and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna etc.

2015 Participates in the group show Chinese Photography : "Twentieth Century and Beyond", at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing

2014 London, Publishes Photography: The Definitive Visual History (Author: Tom Ang , Landon: DK). In the chapter gOriental Perspectiveh, the author introduces Wang Wushengfs works and discusses his aesthetics of photography, called him ga leading modern exponent of the styleh.

2013 Participates in the group show Contemporary Chinese Photography gRising Dragonh, at The San Jose Museum of Art, SAN JOSE, California, USA

2012 Participates in the group show Contemporary Chinese Photography gRising Dragonh, at the Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois, USA

2012 Participates in the group show Contemporary Chinese Photography gRising Dragonh, at Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, USA

2008 Participates in the group show gYellow Mountain: China's
Ever-Changing Landscapeh
, (showed the Chinese landscape paintings of the 17th century and the 18th century, and the photography of Wang Wusheng), at The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C. USA

2006 Paris, Publishes HUANGSHAN, MONTAGNES CELESTES (Paris: IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE)

2005 New York, Publishes CELESTIAL REALM: The Yellow Mountains of China (New York / London: Abbeville Press Publishers)

2003 Participates in the group exhibition Ganjinwajo: The Fine Art Photography Exhibition of 10 International Masters at the Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China

2001 Participates in the group show The Photo Exhibition of National Treasure Ganjinwajo at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Named by this museum, TBS TV, and Asahi Newspaper as one of the ten best fine art photographers of the twentieth century in the world : Sheila Metzner (USA), Bohnchang Koo (Korea), Wang Wusheng (China), Nobuyoshi Araki (Japan), Bernard Faucon (France), Joan Fontcuberta (Spain), Michael Starn and Doug Starn (USA), Wim Wenders (Germany), Shoji Ueda (Japan).

1998 Milan, Publishes, Wang Wusheng Himmelsberge, (Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum and SKIRA, Italia)

1998 The solo exhibition Himmelsberge (paired with Henry Moorefs Exhibition) is the first solo show for a living artist, as well as the first fine art photography show, to be mounted at Viennafs Kunsthistorisches Museum.

1997 Participates in the group exhibition The Gravity of the Mountains: Mountains and Inner Worlds from the Romantics to the Present at Kunsthalle Krems, Austria

1994 Beijing, Publishes Artistic Interpretation of Huangshan Mountain (Beijing: China Youth Publishing House and Tokyo: Kodansha)

1993 Tokyo, Publishes Verve of Mt. Huangshan (Tokyo: Kodansha)

1990 Stays in New York City for one year

1989 Resident at the Institute for Comparative Cultural History at Tokyo Womenfs Christian University

1988 Tokyo, Publishes, Visions of the Tranquility of Mount Huangshan, (Tokyo: Kodansha)

1988 First solo exhibition, Visions of the Tranquility of Mount Huangshan, at Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1986 Begins three years of study at the Tokyo Arts University

1983 Receives grant from the Japan Foundationfs endowment for Japanese art. Studies at the Art Institute of Nihon University

1981 Emigrates to Japan

1981 Beijing, Publishes Mount Huangshan: Works of Wang Wusheng (Beijing: Peoplefs Fine Art Publisher).

1974 Begins to photograph Mount Huangshan

1973 Works as photographer for news magazine in Anhui

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Celestial Realm Mt. Huangshan La Galerie, Hong Kong

2014 Celestial Realm Brucie Collections,Kiev, Ukraine

2013 Celestial Realm Barry Friedman, Ltd. Now York, USA

2010 Hometown Shanghai Mart, Shanghai

2008 Yellow Mountains Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, USA

2006 Spirit of the East (with Kaii Higashiyama), Higashiyama Kaii Memorial Hall, Ichikawa, Japan

2005 Spirit of the East (with Kaii Higashiyama), United Nations, New York

2002 Mount Huangshan, Gallery epSITE, Tokyo

2000 Celestial Mountains, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

1998 Himmelsberge, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

1996 Verve of Mt. Huangshan, Asakura Gallery, Tokyo

1995 Verve of Mt. Huangshan, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

1994 Verve of Mt. Huangshan: Galleria Prova, Tokyo; Oxy Gallery, Osaka; Isetan Art Hall, Niigata; Iwataya Art Gallery, Fukuoka; National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1993 Verve of Mt. Huangshan, Mitsukoshi Main Store Gallery, Tokyo

1988 Visions of the Tranquility of Mount Huangshan, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo