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Xu Bing 1955, CN

Rank (2014): 697 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 187

    Future solo exhibitions 1

    from 20 Dec 2014
    The Language of Xu Bing - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

    Ongoing group exhibitions 3

    until 29 Mar 2015
    Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Mumbai
    until 08 Feb 2015
    Secret Signs - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
    until 08 Mar 2015
    Future Returns: Contemporary Art From China - Broad Art Museum, East Lansing

    Solo shows 26

    2014
    It Begins with Metamorphosis: Xu Bing - Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong
    Xu Bing: A Retrospective - Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
    2013
    Nine Deaths, Two Births - Freer and Sackler Galleries - The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC
    Xu Bing: Phoenix - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
    Two Installations By Xu Bing - Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
    Xu Bing: Landscape Landscript - The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford
    2012
    Book from the Ground - Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
    Xu Bing: Square Word Calligraphy - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
    ​Xu Bing - Carlsten Gallery - University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI
    Xu Bing : From the \"bible\" to \"books\" - Eslite Gallery, Taipei
    Xu Bing - Tobacco Project - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    2011
    Xu Bing: Tobacco Project - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Xu Bing: Square Word Calligraphy Classroom - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
    2010
    Xu Bing Aerial Phoenix Project - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    2009
    Reading Space: The Art of Xu Bing - Clifford Art Gallery - Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
    2006
    Xu Bing: Any Opinions? - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    2004
    Xu Bing - The Glassy Surface of a Lake - Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
    2003
    Xu Bing - Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester
    Book from the Sky - A Work by Xu Bing - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    2002
    Xu Bing: Living Word 2 - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
    2001
    Xu Bing - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
    Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing - Freer and Sackler Galleries - The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC
    Xu-Bing - Reading Landscape - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    1998
    Xu Bing - Introduction to New English Calligraphy - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Cultural Animal - Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburg, PA
    1996
    Xu Bing: A Book from the Sky - University Art Museum University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

    Group shows 161

    2014
    Migration - Claire Oliver, New York City, NY
    The 12th National Art Exhibition - Experimental Art - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN! - Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit - Zollverein, Essen
    My Chinese Friends - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    The 1st Xinjiang International Arts Biennale - Xinjiang International Arts Biennale, Urumqi
    Myth / History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art - Yuz Museum Shanghai, Shanghai
    Spiritual As Mountains - Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    2013
    Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    The 30Th Biennial Of Graphic Arts: Interruption - Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
    Freedom: Just Another Word For... - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
    Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art - Arsenale di Venezia, Venice
    @what - New Contemporary Art From China | Beijing - Artmia Foundation, Beijing
    From Gesture to Language - Rockbund Art Museum (RAM), Shanghai
    Zero + - Whitebox Art Center, New York City, NY
    New Contemporary Art from China - Insa Art Space, Seoul
    2012
    Re-Ink Invitational Exhibition Of Contemporary Ink And Wash Painting 2010-2012 - Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, Hubei
    Re-Ink Invitational Exhibition Of Contemporary Ink And Wash Painting 2010-2012 - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    Original Forms of Chinese Water Ink Painting - Sanchuan Modern Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu
    Future Pass World Exhibition - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    Real Life Stories - KODE, Bergen
    Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
    Beyond Printed Words -Books and Letters in Art- - FAAM - Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
    Transformation: A View on Chinese Contemporary Art - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Mediations Biennale 2012 - Mediations Biennale, Poznan
    30th São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    19. Triennale Grenchen: art limited – multiple art - Triennale Grenchen, Grenchen
    Eine andere Moderne. Zeitgenössische chinesische Tuschemalerei - Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
    examples to follow! expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Future Pass - National Taiwan Museum of Art, Taichung
    paperless - Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
    Print/Out - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Do a Book - White Space Beijing , Beijing
    2011
    Future Pass - Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam
    1st CAFAM Biennial 2011 - Super-Organism - CAFAM Biennal, Beijing
    The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    Collecting History: China New Art - Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art MoCA, Chengdu, Sichuan
    Shanshui - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
    Expression of Chinses Contemporary Art - Today Art Museum, Beijing
    Beyond The Boundary - Gallery 100, Taipei
    Language: Abstract and Concrete - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
    2010
    The Power From Academy - Cafa Contemporary Art Exhibition - Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, Guangdong
    Collecting Contemporary Art: The FUNd at ASU Art Museum - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
    Courier - University Art Museum University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY
    Chinese and Japanese Calligraphy and Painting - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
    Cruzando el horizonte: Exposición de arte contemporáneo de China - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
    Dead or Alive - Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY
    Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
    Xu Bing / Miao Xiaochun - Chinesische Landschaften neu betrachtet - Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln, Cologne
    2009
    In Print - Amy Li Gallery, Beijing
    Viewpoints & Viewing Points - 2009 Asian Art Biennial - Asian Art Biennial Taiwan, Taichung
    Calligraffiti: Writing in Contemporary Chinese and Latino Art - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
    4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2009 - LIVE and LET LIVE: Creators of Tomorrow - Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka
    Dojima River Biennale 2009 - Reflections: The World Through Art - Dojima River Biennale, Osaka
    Weltanschauung Visione Del Mondo - Art Forum Würth Capena, Capena
    Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Beaufort03 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
    The China Project - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Ar - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
    2008
    Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kalligraphie - Raab Galerie, Berlin
    Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
    Far West - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent
    West To The East – Aesthetic Context Of Intellectuals - SZ Art Center, Beijing
    Reason\'s Clue - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
    Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary - Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY
    Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Accelerate : Chinese Contemporary Art Co-presented by National Art Museum of China, Beijing - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
    Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    Far West - Arnolfini, Bristol
    Comme des bêtes. Ours, chat, cochon & Cie - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
    Writing on the Wall, Chinese New Realism and Avant-garde in the eighties and nineties - Groninger Museum, Groningen
    China macht Druck. Zeitgenössische Chinesische Druckgrafik - Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen
    Person Of The Crowd: The Contemporary Art Of Flânerie - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    2007
    ’85 New Wave - The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art from GuangDong Museum of Art - The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong
    China Now - Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
    Chinese Contemporary Art. La lunga marcia dell'avanguardia - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa
    MADE in CHINA - the Estella collection - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Automatic Update - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Metamorphosis - The Generation of Transformation in Chinese Contemporary Art - Tampere Art Museum, Tampere
    Landscape & Memory II - Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    MADE in CHINA - the Estella collection - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
    2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
    2006
    Moment by Moment: Meditations of the Hand - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
    China now - Kunst in Zeiten des Umbruchs - Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
    6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    Singapore Biennale 2006 - Singapore Biennale, Singapore
    On the Edge - Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    Land and Spirit - North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
    2006 01SJ - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
    On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    The Sacred + The Profane - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    2005
    Chinese Art Invasion - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
    Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    The Wall - Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the U.S. - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    Arthaus Summer 2005, Cape Cod - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
    The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Art - Millennium Monument Art Museum, Beijing
    Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    Japanese, Korean and Chinese Art - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo
    "The Elegance of Silence" Contemporary Art From East Asia - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Celebrate 22 years - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
    On the Edge - Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    TEXT ME: An Exploration of Body Language - Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation - SCAF, Sydney, NSW
    2004
    Twenty-Four Living Artist in China - White Space Beijing , Beijing
    Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
    26° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    CAFE in Mito 2004 - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
    Summer Breeze - Art Beatus - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    ART & OBJECTS | KÜNSTLER DER GALERIE - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    Arthaus Cape Cod - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
    China on the cusp at Sotheby´s - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
    Xu Bing and Gu Xiong: Here Is What I Mean - Doris McCarthy Gallery - University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON
    Radical Line: Innovation in Chinese Contemporary Painting - The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
    Artes Mundi 1 - National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
    Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Samek Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA
    2003
    Happiness - A Survival Guide for Art and Life - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    First Beijing International Art Biennale - Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing
    Harmony vs. Confrontation - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    Drawing the Line: Contemporary Artists Reassess Traditional East Asian Calligraphy - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
    DER REST DER WELT - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    2002
    4th Shanghai Biennale - Urban Creation - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
    The 1st Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
    DIFFERENCES - Works on Paper - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    THINGS WE BELIEVE I - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    2001
    Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from East Asia 1990 to 2001 - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
    Brooklyn! - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL
    LANDSCAPES PAPER - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin
    Water and Oil - Contemporary Chinese Woodcuts - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    2000
    Global Conceptualism - Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    Word and Meaning: Six Contemporary Chinese Artists - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Autonomous Action - The Physics Room, Christchurch
    1999
    Zeitwenden - Rückblick und Ausblick - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
    Projects 70: Banners I - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Inside Out: New Chinese Art - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
    spectacles societies - Galerie 52 | Heidrun Quinque-Wessels, Berlin
    Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT3) - Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century - Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR
    Animal.Anima.Animus - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950s–1980s - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
    The 1st Fukuoka Art Triennale - Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka
    Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    1998
    Plural Speech - Whitebox Art Center, New York City, NY
    The Library of Babel - NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo
    Inside Out: New Chinese Art - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    Inside Out: New Chinese Art - Asia Society and Museum, New York City, NY
    Autonomous Action - Artspace, Auckland
    Taipei Biennial 1998 - Site of desire - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    ANIMAL.ANIMA.ANIMUS. - Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori
    Transatlántico - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Huang Yong Ping and Xu Bing - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    Animal Anima Animus - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    1997
    2nd Gwangju Biennale - Unmapping The Earth - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    Die Anderen Modernen : Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Afrika, Asien und Lateinamerika - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
    1996
    Interzones - Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala
    Interzones - Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen
    1994
    Cocido y crudo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1989
    China/Avant-Garde - National art gallery China, Beijing

    Dealer Directory 11

    Canada
    Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
    China
    Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
    Being 3 Gallery, Beijing
    BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Beijing, Beijing
    Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
    Hong Kong
    Art Beatus - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Japan
    BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo
    South Korea
    Gallery 604, Busan
    Taiwan
    Gallery 100, Taipei
    USA
    China 2000 Fine Art, New York City, NY
    Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY

    Collections 9

    Australia
    Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    China
    Long March Space, Beijing
    Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art MoCA, Chengdu, Sichuan
    Japan
    FAAM - Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
    USA
    University Art Museum University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY
    North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    The West Collection, Oaks, PA

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