Xuteng Chén

© Courtesy of Xuteng Chén and cadet capela

Born in 1994 in Swatow, CN
Lives and works in Paris, FR

An observer of contemporary life, Xuteng Chén is interested in social media and news images. He explores the relationship between photography and painting as well as issues of popular culture and collective memory. His work draws on imagery from photography, social posts, and videos, making ingenious use of cropping, close-ups, and framing, working with a muted palette to offer distinctive perspectives on the medium of painting.

Curriculum vitae

Solo and two-person exhibitions
  • 2024
    Kewpie, cadet capela, Paris, FR
Group exhibitions
  • 2023
    Delphian Open Call Winner 2023, Unit 1 Gallery, London, GB
  • Immortelle, MO.CO. , Montpellier , FR
  • 2022
    De la matière à la forme, Maison des Ensembles, Paris, FR
  • Juste Avant, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris, FR
  • Etrange et alors, Lognes, FR
  • 2020
    Vernissage, Carré à la Farine, Versailles, FR
  • 9e édition la ”Nuit de la création”, Versailles, FR
  • Il faut être voyant, se faire voyant, Galerie de L’École des Beaux-arts, Versailles, FR
  • 2019
    8e édition la ”Nuit de la création”, Versailles, FR
  • 2023
    Asia NOW, cadet capela, Paris, FR
  • 2022
    Master Arts plastiques, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, FR