MA DESHENG
b. 1952, Beijing, China. Lives and works in Beijing, China.

Ma Desheng is one of the founders of the first non-conformist artist’s group “THE STARS” (XING XING, 星星) which was formed in 1979 during the post-cultural revolution “Beijing Spring”. He has been living in Paris since 1968, where he currently lives and works.
Biography

 MA DESHENG 馬德升

Born in 1952, Beijing, China

 

he is one of the founders of the first non-conformist artist’s group “THE STARS” (XING XING, 星星) which was formed in 1979 during the post-cultural revolution “Beijing Spring”. He has been living in Paris since 1968, where he currently lives and works.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019            10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

2018            Entre Terre et Ciel, Galerie A2Z, Paris

2014              Black‧White‧Grey: Solo exhibition of Ma Desheng (Works of 1979-2013), Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery,

                      Hong Kong

2013              Selected Works, Gallery Rossi-Rossi, London

2011              Ma Desheng: Beings of Peter, Breath of Life, Asian Art Museum, Nice, France; Museum Cernuschi, Paris

2010              Story of Stone: solo exhibition of Ma Desheng, organised by Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery, Hong Kong Arts

                      Centre, Hong Kong

2007              Ma Desheng, Galerie Jacques Barrere, Paris

2006              Faceted Symphony: solo exhibition of Ma Desheng, University Museum and Art Gallery,

                      the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2001              Ma Desheng, Michael Goedhuis, New York

1999              The Paintings of Ma Desheng, Gallery Michael Goedhuis, London

1986              Prints by Ma Desheng, FIAP (engravings), Paris


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019            10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

           Chateau Charmarante, France

2016              M+ Sigg Collection, Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art, Artistree, Hong Kong

           Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea

2015            Carreau du Temple, Paris

           British Museum, London

                      1992-2002 Renaissance, Galerie A2Z, Paris

2013              Gallery Magda Danysz, Paris Voice of the Unseen – Chinese Independent Art Since 1979, Arsenale

                      (Organised by Guangdong Museum of Art), Venice, Italy

2012              Gallery Frank Pages, Switzerland; Art Miami, USA

2011              Blooming in the Shadows: Unofficial Chinese Art, 1974–1985, China Institute, New York

                      Chinese Artists in Paris 1920 - 1958: from Lin Fengmian to Zao Wou-ki, Musée Cernuschi, Paris, France

2009              The Biennial Exhibition, Yerres, France

2008              Go China! Exhibition, Groninger Museum, Les Pays-Bas, The Netherlands

2005              Majong – Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum de Berne, Switzerland

2004              Sens interdit, Espace Culturel François Mitterrand de Périgueux, et Ancien Evêché de Sarlat,

                      France Espace Saint-Jean, the city of Melun, France

2003              Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, China

2002              Exposition Ministère des Finances, Place des arts, Paris

2000              Demand for Artistic Freedom: The Stars, Twenty Years, Gallery Tokyo, Japan

                      Gallery Leda Caricio Fletcher de Milano, Italy

                      Ventabren Art Contemporain, France

1998              Exposition Palais des Congres de Royan, France

                      Gallery Florence Arnaud, Paris

1997              Espace Saint-Jean, the city of Melun, France

1996              Gallery Michael Goedhuis, London

                      Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York

1995              Gallery Bellefroid, Paris

1994              Yang Din -Ma Desheng, Fondation Oriente Sociedade Nacional de Belas-Arts, Lisbonne, Portugal

1993              Gallery de France, Paris

1992              Gallery Claudine Planque, Lausanne, Switzerland

                      Gallery Façade, Paris

1991              Gallery Phoenix, New York

                      Gallery de Ballens, Switzerland

                      Gallery de Casa Garden, Macau

1990              Theatre Claude Debussy, Par la ville de Maison-Alfort, France

                      The Xing Xing 10 Years, Gallery Hanart 2, Taipei, Taiwan

                      Gallery J & J Donguy, Paris

                      Gallery Sunnen, New York

                      Centre Cultural de France, organised by UNESCO, Florence, Italy

1989              Gallery Plexus, Bordeaux, France

                      The Xing Xing 10 Years, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong

                      Ink Paintings, Espace Saint-Jean, Melun, France

                      Gallery de Ballens, Switzerland

1988              Cité des Arts, Paris

                      Gallery Claudine Planque, Lausanne, Switerland

1987              Bibliothèque du Centre Pompidou (engravings), Paris

                      Gallery Claudine Planque, Lausanne, Switzerland

                      Gallery G, Paris

                      Xing Xing Exhibition by Six Stars, Art Waves Gallery, New York

1986              Gallery Claudine Planque & Gallery Monique Picard, Lausanne, Switzerland

                      Visions in Ink, Museum of Oriental Arts in Stockholm, Sweden

                      Avant-Garde Chinese Art, City Gallery, New York

1985              Ma Desheng and Huang Rui, Osaka Contemporary Art Centre, Osaka, Japan

1983              Gallery Claudine Planque, Lausanne, Switzerland

                      Ma Desheng, Huang Rui and Wang

                      Keping, Beijing

1982              Brooklyn Museum, New York

1980              Stars, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1979              Stars, Beihai Park, Beijing

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

Centre Pompidou National Museum of Modern Art

Museum d’Histoire Contemporaine de Paris, France

Museum d’Art Contemporaine de Chamalières, France

Collection municipale d’Art Contemporaine de la ville de Paris, France

Casa Garden, Macau

Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan

Museum of Oxford, London, England

Museum de Melun, France

University Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Asian Art Museum, Nice, France

The British Museum, London, England

Museum Cernuschi, Paris, France

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford,