Shen Wei is a Chinese-born artist currently based in New York City. His work have been exhibited internationally, with venues including the Museum of the City of New York, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center Avery Fisher Hall, the Harn Museum of Art and the CAFA Art Museum in Beijing. His photographs have been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, Aperture, ARTnews, GQ, PDN, American Photo, and Chinese Photography. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Philadelphia Museum of Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art, Library of Congress, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Museum of Chinese in America, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and Kinsey Institute. He is a recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Arts Residency and the Asian Cultural Council Arts & Religion Fellowship. He holds an MFA in photography, video, and related media from the School of Visual Arts, New York; a BFA in photography from Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Posted on Monday, November 5, 2012.
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