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Xu Bing  1955, CN

(徐冰)
Rank (2014): 786 – 

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Male
Works on Paper, Installation



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 73
China 24
Germany 14
Japan 9
Taiwan 6




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Artist Rank
Gu Wenda  3410 39
Qiu Zhijie  814 30
Fang Lijun  1230 28
Zhang Xiaogang  1503 25
Zhang Huan  449 24




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Institution
ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Germany 6
  Today Art Museum, China 4
  Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, USA 4



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1955 Born in Chongqing, Sichuan (CN)

Lives and works in 1957 - 1990 Beijing (CN)

since 1990 New York, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 173  Please report missing Information



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   Freedom: Just Another Word For... - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA Send message

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2014
Description  Xu Bing: A Retrospective - Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2013
   Xu Bing: Phoenix - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
   Nine Deaths, Two Births - Freer and Sackler Galleries - The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC
   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 (England)

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 (England)
   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

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2013
   Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description  From Gesture to Language - Rockbund Art Museum (RAM), Shanghai
   Zero + - White Box, 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 - Bergen Kunstmuseum, 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
Description, image and works of art  Do a Book - WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

2011
   Future Pass - Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam
   1st CAFAM Biennial 2011 - Super-Organism - CAFA Art Museum, 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
   Future Pass-from Asia to the World - Collateral event of the 54th Venice Biennale - Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice
   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
   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 & Design, New York City, NY
   Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Description  Xu Bing / Miao Xiaochun - Chinesische Landschaften neu betrachtet - Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln, Cologne

2009
   In Print - Amy Li Gallery, Beijing
Description and image  Viewpoints & Viewing Points - 2009 Asian Art Biennial - Asian Art Biennial Taiwan, Taichung
Description and image  Calligraffiti: Writing in Contemporary Chinese and Latino Art - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
Description and image  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
Description and image  Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Beaufort03 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
Description and image  The China Project - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
Description and image  Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Ar - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

2008
   Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kalligraphie - Raab Galerie, Berlin
Description and image  Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
   Far West - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent
   Reason's Clue - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   West To The East – Aesthetic Context Of Intellectuals - - SZ Art Center, Beijing (closed)
   Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary - Museum of Arts & Design, New York City, NY
Description  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 (England)
   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
Description and image  ’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
Description  Chinese Contemporary Art. La lunga marcia dell'avanguardia - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, 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 - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, 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
Description  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
Description and image ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGThe Sacred + The Profane - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message

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
Description  "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
Description and image  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, SAR
Description and image ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGART & OBJECTS | KÜNSTLER DER GALERIE - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message
   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
   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 Gallery , 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
Description and image  Harmony vs. Confrontation - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
   Drawing the Line: Contemporary Artists Reassess Traditional East Asian Calligraphy - Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
Description and image ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGDER REST DER WELT - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message

2002
Description and image  4th Shanghai Biennale - Urban Creation - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   The 1st Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Description ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGDIFFERENCES - Works on Paper - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message
  ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGTHINGS WE BELIEVE I - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message

2001
   Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from East Asia 1990 to 2001 - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
Description and image  Brooklyn! - - The Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art (PBICA), Lake Worth, FL (closed)
Description and image ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJINGLANDSCAPES PAPER - ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin Send message
   Water and Oil - Contemporary Chinese Woodcuts - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

2000
Description  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 - White Box, New York City, NY
   The Library of Babel - NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo
   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

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Canada

 Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

China

 Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
 Being 3 Gallery, Beijing
 BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Beijing, Beijing
 Art Beatus - Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
 Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai

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
 Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

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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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