Paul Chan

Hong Kong | 1973

Paul Chan is a Hong Kong Asian Modern & Contemporary artist who was born in 1973. Their work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Astrup Fearnley Museet have featured Paul Chan's work in the past.Paul Chan's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 563 USD to 32,500 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2017 the record price for this artist at auction is 32,500 USD for Worldwide Trash (Thanks for Nothing Hegel), sold at Phillips New York in 2018. Paul Chan has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, Hyperallergic and ARTFORUM. The most recent article is Massimiliano Gioni and Daniel Birnbaum on Dream Machines written for Ocula in July 2023.

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Current Exhibitions

Paul Chan: Breathers

CAM, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
St. Louis | Missouri | USA
Mar 08,2024 - Aug 11,2024


Massimiliano Gioni and Daniel Birnbaum on Dream Machines
Astrup Fearnley Museet Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary with 'Before Tomorrow'
Hundreds Sign Petition in Support of Artist Shellyne Rodriguez


.. Known for innovations in new media, which often examine contemporary issues through the lens of classical philosophy, Paul Chan is an artist, writer and publisher who practices political and cultural...

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

..Founded in 2010 as a publisher of books, e-books, and various other formats, Badlands has become an integral part of Chan’s work and operates as a platform for experimental projects by artists and writers...

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

..Chan mixes images of simple beauty with traumatic memories from 9/11 and illuminating quotations from art history...

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New Museum, New York

..nt and powerfully declares the writer’s stand against racism and discrimination.” Pillowsophia—a hollow nylon armature activated by industrial fans at its base—follows a series of recent works by Chan,...

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

..Each breather is composed of a fabric “body” designed by Chan and attached to one or more specially modified fans...

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Greene Naftali Gallery

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