Chronik

1942
Born in Hunan Province, ChinaStudied traditional Chinese painting at the Central Fine Arts Institute, Beijing, China
1962
Sent to work in a factory for ten years during the Cultural Revolution
1966
Editor at the People's Literature Publishing House
1975
Studied painting and calligraphy with Ye Qianye, Huang Miaozi and Zhang Zhengyu
1978
Elected member of the Research Academy for Traditional Chinese Painting
1978
Won seven prizes for nationally outstanding works of art
1985
Chairman of the Society of Modern Calligraphy and Painting
1993
Honorary Adviser of the International Calligraphers' Society
1993
Lectured on modern calligraphy at the University of Bonn and the Fine Art Institute, Hamburg, Germany
Present Senior Editor of the Fine Art section of the People's Literature Publishing House
Member of the Chinese Fine Artists Association
Member of Council of China Tea and Zen studies

Ausstellungen

2006
Recent Paintings by Gu Gan, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York
2005
INK, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York
2004
Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2002
Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2001
China without Borders, Goedhuis Contemporary at Sotheby’s, New York, USA
1998
Michael Goedhuis, London, UK
1997
British Museum, London, UK
1997
History Museum, Vienna, Austria
1992
Museum for Far Eastern Art, Cologne, Germany