Galerie Nagel Draxler

Christine Wang

Biography

CHRISTINE WANG

geboren / born 1985 in Washington, D.C.
lebt und arbeitet / lives and works in Los Angeles

AUSBILDUNG / EDUCATION

2013
MFA, University of California Los Angeles

2008
BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science, New York, NY

2006
The Central Academy of Fine Art, Mural Painting Department, Beijing, China

NOMINIERUNGEN, PREISE UND AUSZEICHNUNGEN / NOMINATIONS, HONORS AND AWARDS

2017
Paulo Cunha E Silva Art Prize (nominiert/nominated)

2013
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles

2012
Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award, University of California Los Angeles

2010
Van Lier Fellowship, Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning, Studio LLC, Queens, NY

2008
The Sara Cooper Hewitt Fund Prize for Excellence in Art, The Cooper Union, New York

2007
Alex Katz Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN / SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
It is the holes which make it useful, Solo presentation at Art Cologne / New Positions, booth Galerie Nagel Draxler.
Actions speak louder than fonts, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, Germany

2016
Devotional Art for Your Home, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2015
LA:FURN, Reisebürogalerie Diko Reisen, Cologne, Germany

2014
I Want That Bag, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Repetition Compulsion, with Abigail DeVille, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Just Painted, with Thompson Harris, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

2007
Paintings That I Made In China But That Are Not About China, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL) / GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017/2018
Skip Tracer, Marc LeBlanc, Chicago, IL

2016
Global Terror, Nagel Draxler Kabinett, Berlin
Walk Artisanal, curated by Peter Harkawik and Miles Huston, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Awkward Threesome, with Kim Ye and Raphael Noz, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA

2014
The Cat Show, 356 Mission Rd., Los Angeles, CA
The Last Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2013
Good Intentions: Re-Imagining Rockwell’s Boy Scouts, Subliminal Projects, curated by Andrew Pogany and Ben Lee Ritchie Handler
Privilege Show, curated by William Kaminski and Evelena Ruther, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
More Young Americans, curated by Susanne Van Hagen, L’Enclos de Bernardins, Paris, France

2012
Invagination, Curator Cara Benedetto, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MFA 2013 Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Pushing Painting Paradigms, curated by LaToya Ruby Fraizer, Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
Invagination: Hunger is Real, curated by Cara Benedetto, H.E.N.S. Gallery/Nail Salon/Solidarity Center, Brooklyn, NY

2011
A Blithedale Romance, Chashama, New York, NY
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca: An Alumni Exhibition, curated by David Goodman, Wes Miller, Kate Werble, 92YTribeca, New York, NY
Year Zero: Review of artists works participating in 2010 Studio LLC, curated by Louise Barry, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY
BOOM: Southern California MFA Invitational Group Exhibition, curated by Ali Subotnick, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Third National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Susanna Coffey, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
Shock and Awe: Where the Abject and the Sublime Converge, Gatov Galleries, California State University Long Beach, CA
A Failed Entertainment, Curated by Sam Ekwurtzel, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2008
Goodbye Utopia, organized by Sara Reisman , La Mama Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Lao Wais Make Art Too, curated by Joseph Ellis, The Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China

2004
748, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

SCREENINGS / PERFORMANCE COLLABORATIONS

2014
Les Fuckables Acte Deux. With Sally Spitz and Trenton Szewczyk at Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

2013
S and C present G line, with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz, KChung Shipwrecked at Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
How to Have a Wet Dream, with Sally Spitz, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

2012
I Hate My Racist Self, with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz, INVAGINATION, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
E Pubis Unim with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz Eternal Telethon at BESHT, Pomona Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
Brutal Set by Math Bass, MADE IN LA Biennial, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Waiting for L.dot with Michael Decker and Gustavo Herrera, curated by John Burtle, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Sunday Scag with Michael Decker and Gustavo Herrera, curated by Action Bureau at The Black Box with Liz Glynn

2011
Swap Meet at High Desert Test sites with Sally Spitz

2009
Work featured in Futurist Life Redux, A Performa Commission with SFMoMA and Portland Green Cultural Projects (segment: Love Affair of the Painter Balla and a Chair; dir. Trisha Baga)
Plan B with OurGoods, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Krista Saunders

CURATORIAL WORK

2014

Dreaming Wildly, Fighting To Win with Hans Kuzmich, Critical Resistance Los
Angeles Fundraiser, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Big Dick$ $uck Money at Sax, Etc. Los Angeles, CA

2011
Circulate, Exchange, Nugget and Gravy with Mathiew Greenfield, Southern California
MFA invitational New Wight gallery, UCLA

Bibliography

2017
Astrid Mania, "Christine Wang", Artforum Critic’s Picks, February.
"Alles meine Schuld. Die Künstlerin Christine Wang zeigt Politisches in der Galerie Nagel Draxler", Der Tagesspiegel, February 25.
Mitch Speed, "Words // ‚Actions Speak Louder Than Fonts‘: Christine Wang at Galerie Nagel Draxler", Berlin Art Link, February 20.
Katherine Wagley, "There Goes the Neighborhood: Is a Futuristic New Development the End of the Arts District as We Know It?", La Weekly, January 3.

2016
Maxwell Williams, "30 under 35", Cultured, December.
Sabine Heinlein, "Artists Grapple with America’s Prison System", The New York Times, March 11.

2015
Alicia Eler, "Christine Wang: Lust, Longing, and Politics", Crave, December 17

2014
David Pagel, "Christine Wang’s ‘I Want That Bag’ a Heavyhanded Confessional.", Los Angeles Times, June 17.

2013
Catherine Wagley, "Downtown Exhibit Looks at Money in the Art World, From Kickstarter to Michael Ovitz", LA Weekly, June 27.
Catherine Wagley, "Norman Rockwell’s Boy Scouts, Updated", LA Weekly, July 4.

2012
Jean Ezrha Black, "Abigail DeVille/Christine Wang", Artillery Magazine, Vol 7 Issue 2, October.
Megan Hoetger, "Re-performance: History as an Experience to Be Had", X-TRA, Fall, Volume 15, Number 1.
Catherine Wagley, …might be good, "Long Read: Growing Pains: A new biennial brings the L.A. art world frighteningly close to being ‘established’", Issue # 193, June 29.