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Liu Wei  1972, CN

Rank (2017): 1114 – 


Liu Wei, Indigestion II
Indigestion II, 2004-2005
The Saatchi Gallery

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Painting, Photography, Video, Installation, Performance/Happening
Cynical Realism

to top Most exhibitions in:

China 69
USA 22
Switzerland 9
United Kingdom 6
France 5

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Artist Rank
Zhen Xu  312 42
Weiwei Ai  24 30
Zhijie Qiu  692 24
Cao Fei  254 23
Guogu Zheng  1891 23

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  BizArt, China 6
  Minsheng Art Museum, China 4
  Boers-Li Gallery, China 4
  Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland 4

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1972 Born in Beijing (CN)

Lives and works in Beijing (CN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 151  Please report missing Information

until 23.7.
   Colori - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin Send message


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   Liu Wei - Panorama - PLATEAU - Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Description and image  Brave Heart - Line Gallery, Beijing
   Liu Wei: Colors - Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing

   Sensory Spaces 4 - Liu Wei - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
   Liu Wei - Density - White Cube - Mason\'s Yard, London

   Liu Wei - Void - Arrow Factory, Beijing
Description and image  Wilderness under the Stars - Line Gallery, Beijing
   Liu Wei - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY

   Liu Wei - Long March Space, Beijing
   Foreign - Galerie Almine Rech - Paris, Paris

   Liu Wei & Ai Weiwei Works from the Collection - Faurschou Foundation, Beijing
   Trilogy - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai

   Liu Wei - Yes, That’s All ! - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

   Liu Wei - The Outcast - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Liu Wei - China Art Archives & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing

   Property of L.W. - Beijing Commune, Beijing
   Liu Wei - Grace Li Gallery, Zurich
   Love it, bite it - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)

Description and image  Liu Wei - "Flowers" Leporello-books / Drawings - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne

Description and image  Liu Wei - Galerie Loft, Paris


to top Group shows   130

  Balkrishna Bungalow Opp. - Kandarpadar Police StationKochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 - Balkrishna Bungalow Opp. - Kandarpadar Police Station, Mumbai Send message
   Shanghai Biennale 2016 - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
Description  Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art 2016 - Weaving & We - Hangzhou Triennial Of Fiber Art, Hangzhou
   Before the Beginning and After the End II - Long March Space, Beijing
Description  Yinchuan Biennale For an Image, Faster Than Light 2016 - Yinchuan Biennale, Yinchuan
   Aichi Triennale 2016 - Rainbow Caravan - Aichi Arts Center 6F, Nagoya
   Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
   Collecting The Past Towards The Present: A Conversation Between Now And Then - Guan Xiang Art Gallery, Taipei
   Radical Materiality - Lehmann Maupin - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
   Doctrine of New Capital - Museum of Contemporary Art Chengdu (MoCA), Chengdu, Sichuan
   Digging a Hole in China - OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal Shenzhen, Shenzhen
Description and image  Chinese Whispers Recent Art from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collections - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   Bentu: Des artistes Chinois dans la turbulence des mutations - Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Description  First Edition of PIMO Contemporary Art Festival - PIMO Contemporary Art Festival, Shanghai
   Dimensions Variables - Pavillon d l´Arsenal, Paris
Description  28 Chinese - San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
   28 Chinese - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
   Between Space-Time - Shone Show Gallery, Beijing
Description and image  Bruges Contemporary Art and Architecture Triennial 2015 - Bruges Contemporary Art and Architecture Triennial, Bruges
   Temporary Boundary - Galerie Paris-Beijing, Brussels
   The System of Objects - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Description and image  Future Seasons Past - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
Description  Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015 - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

   Weltenbummler - abenteuer kunst - Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
Description and image  The World III In The Third World - 7th Floor, Center of Academic Resources (Central L, Bangkok
Description  The 12th National Art Exhibition - Experimental Art - Today Art Museum, Beijing
Description  The 1st Xinjiang International Arts Biennale - Xinjiang International Arts Biennale, Urumqi
Description  Bringing the World into the World - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Myth / History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art - Yuz Museum Shanghai, Shanghai
   Die 8 der Wege: Kunst in Beijing - Uferhallen, Berlin
   15 YEARS CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART AWARD  - Power Station of Art, Shanghai
   Inspired by the Opera: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

Description and image  28 Chinese 中华廿八人 - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Everyday matters - Galleri Faurschou - Copenhagen, Copenhagen
   Enlightened Nature - Amy Li Gallery, Beijing
Description  Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   Inaugural Opening - Yallay Space, Hong Kong
   19 Rue De Saintonge - Group Show - Almine Rech Gallery, Paris

   Conceptual Renewal – A Brief History of Chinese Contemporary Photographical Art - Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing
   In Spite of it All - Sharjah Art Foundation Art Spaces, Sharjah
   The Unseen - Guangzhou Triennial - Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Description and image  Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture - Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation - SCAF, Sydney, NSW
   Edit - Image Fetish and Phobia - ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
   Martell Artists of the Year 2012 - The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   Inward Gazes: Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art 2012 - Macao Museum of Art, Macao
   La Chambre Claire - Taikang Space, Beijing
   Inside the White Cube - White Cube, London
   Accrochage - FEAST Projects, Hong Kong

   Exhibition - Taikang Space, Beijing
   Beijing Voice 2011: Leaving Realism Behind - Pace Beijing, Beijing
   Works From The Collection - Galleri Faurschou - Beijing, Beijing
   Moving Image in China 1988-2011 - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
   A C T ► T I O N - Long March Space, Beijing
   Shanshui - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Description and image  Amble - Line Gallery, Beijing
Description  Breaking Away – an Abstract Art exhibition - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
   Visual Structure - - A4 Gallery, Chengdu, Sichuan (closed)

   Grands Corpus - Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Description and image  Do You See What I Mean? - Fabien Fryns Fine Art - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
   Roundtrip: Beijing –New York Now Selections From The Domus Collection - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
   The Burden of Representation: Abstraction in Asia Today - Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
Description and image  The State of Things, Brussels/Beijing - National Art Museum of China - NAMOC, Beijing

   The State of Things - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels

Description  Christian Dior & Chinese Artists - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
   2008 Chinese Contemporary Art Awards - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Description The Saatchi GalleryThe Revolution Continues: New Art from China - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message
   Mediation Biennale 08 - Mediations Biennale, Poznan
   Sprout from White Nights - Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
Description  Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Encounters - Pace Beijing, Beijing
   Notes of Conception: A Local Narrative of Chinese Contemporary Painting - - Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (closed, 2013)
  Esther SchipperCWLWXZ - Esther Schipper, Berlin Send message
   New World Order - Contemporary Installation Art and Photography from China - Groninger Museum, Groningen
   Empty - Primo Marella Gallery Milan, Milan
   Body Language - Contemporary Chinese Photography - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Winter Group Show - Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

   Chinese Freedom - Space Station, Beijing
   One Work: Propitiation of Liu Wei + Chen Haoyu - Taikang Space, Beijing
   7 Characters - New Art From China - The Mayor Gallery, London
   China Now - Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
   China Power Station: Part II - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
   Barcelona - Paris - Pekin - Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona
   Rencontres Internationales Madrid 2007 - Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid (CBA), Madrid
   NONO——Self-Curated Exhibition of Latest Artworks by 11 Individual Artists - Long March Space, Beijing
   The Year of the Golden Pig - Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   ART IN MOTION - Chinese Contemporary Art Meets The BMW Art Cars - Long March Space, Beijing

   It's all right! - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)
   Double-sound cracker - Tang Contemporary Art - Beijing, Beijing
   ALLLOOKSAME? TUTTTUGUALE? - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   CITY LIMITS - SHANGHAI — LOS ANGELES - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
   The 4th Seoul International Biennale of Media Art - Media City Seoul - International Biennale of Media Art, Seoul
   China now - Kunst in Zeiten des Umbruchs - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
   The Twelve - Chinese Contemporary Art Awards - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai
   Contemporary China - PKM GALLERY| Bartleby Bickle & Meursault - Seoul, Seoul
   Jiang Hu - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
   Antiquity Modernity - Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   China Coup - Red Mansion Foundation, London
   Fiction@Love - MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai

   The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial - Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong
   Something's Happening - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)
   Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the U.S. - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Description and image  Convergence at E116° /N40 ° , Beijing 2005 - International Contemporary Art Exhi - Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
   Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   CHINA! CHINA!! CHINA!!! - Grace Li Gallery, Zurich
  La Biennale di Venezia51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Send message
Description and image  PICTORIAL DNA made in China - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
Description and image  Complete Art Experience Project No. 1 - Incest - Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
   Outsider - Long March Space, Beijing
   The New Long March Space Inaugural Exhibition - Long March Space, Beijing

   Regeneration - Contemporary Chinese Art - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI
   Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   5th Shanghai Biennale - Techniques of the visible - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   Dial 62761232 - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)
   Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China - Asia Society and Museum, New York City, NY
Description and image  Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Description and image  Chinese Eyes: Contemporary Photography from China - Goedhuis Contemporary - New York, New York City, NY
   Me, Me, Me! - Courtyard Gallery (Beijing), Beijing
   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
   Traffic: New Works by Chen Wenbo, Liu Wei, Yang Yong and Zhu Jia - The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing

   Nasty - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)

   The 1st Guangzhou Triennial - Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong

Description and image  TAKE PART II - zeitgenoessische chinesische Kunst - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne
   "TAKE PART" - Zeitgenössische Chinesische Kunst - Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne

   Photography as fine art - galerie skala, Cologne
   Portraits, figures, couples and groups - - BizArt, Shanghai (closed, 2008)
   Zeitwenden - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

Description and image  A Portrait Of Our Times: An Introduction to the Logan Collection - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Contemporary Art From China - Art Beatus - Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Description  4696/1998 Group Show Contemporary Artists from China - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY


 Dealer Directory  10


 Beijing Boyin Contemporary Art Center, Beijing
 Beijing Commune, Beijing
 Faurschou Foundation, Beijing


 Almine Rech Gallery - Paris, Paris

Hong Kong

 FEAST Projects, Hong Kong
 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong


 Art Seasons - Singapore, Singapore
 Asian Art Options, Singapore


 Tang Contemporary Art - Bangkok, Bangkok


 Goedhuis Contemporary - New York, New York City, NY


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 Long March Space, Beijing


 Burger Collection, Berlin


 Tiroche DeLeon Collection, Jaffa


 Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo

United Kingdom

www.saatchigallery.comThe Saatchi Gallery, London eMail


 Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL


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