Almost Naked 几乎赤裸
By Shen Wei 沈玮

Size: 250mm×290mm×16mm, 96 pages, 44 color photos
First Edition: 500 ( including 250 signed copies), published in April 2018
Designer: Shi Runmin, Cheng Yinhe, Yanyou Di Yuan

Book Info

Almost Naked is a series of portraits exploring identity and sexuality in America. Inspired by the artist's upbringing in conservative China, and motivated by his passion to understand the complexity of emotion, desire, introspection and instinct.

About the Artist

Shen Wei was born in 1977 in Shanghai, China. His work has been exhibited internationally, with venues including the Museum of the City of New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Power Station of Art in Shanghai, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Flowers Gallery in New York, and the Signum Foundation in Poland. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Getty Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Library of Congress, the He Xiangning Art Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Museum of Chinese in America, among others. He is a recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Arts Residency, the Asian Cultural Council Arts Fellowship, the New York Foundation for the Arts Photography Fellowship. He holds an MFA in photography, video, and related media from the School of Visual Arts, New York; and a BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

尺寸:250mm X 290mm X 16mm




沈玮,1977年出生于上海。他的作品曾在纽约市立博物馆、费城艺术博物馆、上海当代艺术馆、北卡罗里纳艺术博物馆,纽约弗劳尔斯画廊,以及波兰斯格南基金会等地展出。他的作品被众多公共机构收藏,其中包括纽约现代艺术博物馆、盖蒂博物馆、美国当代摄影博物馆、美国国会图书馆、何香凝美术馆、卡内基艺术博物馆,以及美国华人博物馆等。 他曾获得洛克菲勒基金会艺术驻地奖、亚洲文化协会艺术基金奖,以及纽约艺术基金会摄影基金奖。他先后在美国明尼阿波斯艺术与设计学院和纽约视觉艺术学院获得影像纯艺术学士和硕士学位。