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Yan Lei  1965, CN

Rank (2014): 2596 – 

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China 40
USA 10
Italy 5
Switzerland 5

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Artist Rank
Zheng Guogu  2346 21
Qiu Zhijie  754 17
Ai Weiwei  45 16
Yang Fudong  185 14
Ding Yi  3817 13

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Pékin Fine Arts Pékin Fine Arts, China 4
  China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), China 4
  Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Thailand 3
  Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Switzerland 3

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1965 Born in Langfang, Hebei (CN)

Lives and works in Beijing (CN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 81  Please report missing Information

until 4.1.2015
   Dai Hanzhi: 5000 Artists - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam Send message

until 11.11.
Description and image Pékin Fine ArtsPost - Photography - Pékin Fine Arts, Beijing Send message


to top Solo shows   9

   Yan Lei - Baroque - Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, Beijing

   Yan Lei: Sparkling (Upgraded) - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
   Sparkling Double - Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Bangkok

   Yan Lei: Sparkling - Aspen - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

   Yan Lei: "Sparkling" - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   YAN LEI - Dogzstar project - Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, San Gimignano

   Yan Lei - Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

Description and image  Yan Lei - Super Light - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne

   Yan Lei - International Scenery - China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing


to top Group shows   70

   Three Shadows First Experimental Image Open Exhibition - Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing
   truth, beauty, freedom and money - K11 Art Space, Shanghai

Description and image Pékin Fine ArtsWhy Paint - Pékin Fine Arts, Beijing Send message

   Time Traveler - Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
   Bridges, Part Ii - Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Suspicion, Night breezes, Neverending Voyage - Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, Beijing
   Above the Horizon - Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai

   Moving Image in China 1988-2011 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Description and image Pékin Fine ArtsSpiritual / Material - Pékin Fine Arts, Beijing Send message
   Shanshui - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Description  Breaking Away – an Abstract Art exhibition - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Community of Tastes:Chinese Contemporary Art since 2000 - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de Săo Paulo, Săo Paulo

   Arrow Factory: Collection Highlights - Arrow Factory, Beijing
   Recycling of the classic - limited edition art famous Carnival - Gallery Yang, Beijing
Description and image Pékin Fine ArtsHistory Lessons - Group Exhibit - Pékin Fine Arts, Beijing Send message
   Comunidad de gustos. Arte contemporáneo chino desde el 2000 - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
Description and image  The State of Things, Brussels/Beijing - National Art Museum of China - NAMOC, Beijing
   Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Description and image  Glass Factory - Art in the New Financial Era - - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (closed, 2013)

   Spark! - Chambers Fine Art - Beijing, Beijing
   The State of Things - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   Just Around the Corner - Arrow Factory, Beijing
   The Tree - James Cohan Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai

Description  Christian Dior & Chinese Artists - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Description and image  Community of Tastes - - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (closed, 2013)
   Cina contemporanea. Arte fra identitŕ e trasformazioni - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
   New photo--Ten years - Carolina Nitsch, New York City, NY

   China Now - Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
   Kinesisk samtidskonst - identitet och förvandling - Bohuslän Museum & Konsthallen, Uddevalla
Description  10th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   New Photo - Ten Years - Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing
Description and image  Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
   Forged Realities - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Passion for Art - 35 Jahre Essl Museum - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
   We are your Future - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
   2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
   A Continuous Dialogue - Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, Gu Dexin, Kan Xuan, Lu Chunsheng, Yan Lei, Zheng Guogu, Zhuang Hui - Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, San Gimignano

   Chinese Relativity - Stux Gallery, New York City, NY
   Under the Radar: Chinese Contemporary Art - Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
   Centuries re-observed - Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Bangkok
   MOCA Envisage-Entry gate - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
   A Continuous Dialogue - Galleria Continua - Beijing, Beijing
   Fill in the blanks - China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing
   Emergency Biennale in Chechnya - Centre A - Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, BC
   On the Edge - Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
Description  On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

   The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   2005 Sbm(autumn) Art Show - Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai
   Out of Sight - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Emergency Biennal 2005 - Emergency Biennal, Bolzano
   Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
Description and image  Competition - The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing
Description and image  PICTORIAL DNA made in China - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
   On the Edge - Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West - Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA

   Aerobic Artists - Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Bangkok
   The Logbook - an art-project about communication and cultural exchange - Long March Space, Beijing
Description and image  Silknet - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne

   2003 Winter Show - China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing
   Out of Focus - Long March Space, Beijing
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Seven Works - China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing
   New Year and New Location Exhibition - EASTLINK Gallery, Shanghai

Description and image  4th Shanghai Biennale - Urban Creation - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Landscape of Sur-consuming - Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   4th Gwangju Biennale - PAUSE - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Description and image  25° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo

   Next Generation / Art Contemporain D’asie - Passage de Retz, Paris

   Photography as fine art - galerie skala, Cologne

   China/Avant-Garde - National art gallery China, Beijing


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 China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing
 Galleria Continua - Beijing, Beijing
 The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing
 Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai


 Galleria Continua - Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel

Hong Kong

 Gallery on Old Bailey, Hong Kong


 Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, San Gimignano


 Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Bangkok


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 Long March Space, Beijing


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