Paul Chan was born in 1973 in Hong Kong. He lives and works in New York.
Chan was the 2014 recipient of the Hugo Boss Prize, which coincided with his solo exhibition Nonprojections for New Lovers at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2015). Chan was one of six artists to co-curate the group exhibition, Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection (2020).
Solo exhibitions include Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens (2018); Remai Modern, Saskatoon (2018); Greene Naftali, New York (2017); Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (2017); Deste Foundation Project Space, Slaughterhouse, Hydra (2015); Schaulager, Basel (2014); The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago (2009); New Museum, New York (2008) and Serpentine Gallery, London (2007).
His work is in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; among others.
Photo: Gavin Kroeber, Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.