SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017    


Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, USA

 

Anren Biennale: Today’s Yesterday, Anrenzhen, Sichuan Province, China

 

The Wild Goose Flies over the Quiet Pond but Does not Leave a Shadow on the Pond: Xu Bing and His Students, Eslite Spectrum, Suzhou, China

 

A Panorama of Rivers and Mountains: Blue–green Landscape Paintings from across Chinese History, Palace Museum, Beijing, China

 

57th Venice Biennale Collateral Event-Memory and Contemporaneity, Arsenale, Tese 98-99, Venice, Italy

 

Collage: The Card Player, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

 

The 12th Art Beijing Exposition, National Agriculture Museum, Beijing, China

 

NordArt 2017 – Xu Bing: Phoenix, NordArt, Büdelsdorf, Germany

 

Luther and the Avant-garde; Contemporary Art in Wittenberg, Berlin and Kassel, Old Prison, Wittenberg, Germany

 

Imaginary Asia, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi do, Korea

 

Being Information, SSSSTART, Shanghai, China

 

Maitreya Karuna & Prajna, Shanghai Gallery of Art @ Three on the Bund, Shanghai, China

 

LOOM Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China

 

Joan Lebold Cohen's Moments in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

 

2016    


Revisiting the Mustard Seed Garden: A Dialogue between “Mustard Seed Garden Manual” and the Contemporary Artists, National Museum of Classic Books, Beijing, China

           

Shanghai Project, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China

 

From Painting to Animation, Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China

 

Pulse Reaction II: Discussions on Reality and Realism, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

 

Shan Shui Within, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai, China

 

Post-Intellectualism, Spring Space of Art, Beijing, China

           

Readymade Paintings, Ying Art Center, Shanghai, China

 

 Utopia/Heterotopias — Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wuzhen, China

 

The Echo of Civilization — Traversing Dunhuang,Imperial Ancestral Temple Gallery, Beijing, China

 

Linguistic Pavilion, Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

What About Art? Contemporary Art from China, Qatar Museum, Doha, Qatar

           

MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

 

Beyond Words: Calligraphic Traditions of Asia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

 

The Second China Design Exhibition-Public Art Thematic Exhibition, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

 

 

2015    


West Bund Art and Design Fair, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai, China

A New Dynasty — Created in China, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

 

Three and One Thirds, Kylin Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China

 

Diamond Leaves, Central Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing, China

The 2nd “CAFAM— Future” Creator-Observer Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

 

The Translator's Voice, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain

 

All the World’s Futures, 56th International Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Along the Line, Hermes Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

 

ArtPark Art Beijing Public Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

CHINA 8: Contemporary Art from China in the Rhine and Ruhr, Travelling exhibition, Germany


Fervent China: Contemporary Monumental Sculptures, Old Slaughterhouse, Mons, Belgium


Tu dois changer ta vie, Lille 3000, Lille, France

Moving in Time: B3 Plus Beijing, Museum of Central Academy of Art, Beijing, China 


The 3rd Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

 

New Contemporary, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

 

2nd China Design Exhibition& Public Art Thematic Exhibition, Shenzhen, China

 

The Character of Characters, Open Art Biannual, Örebro, Sweden

 

First Look: Collecting Contemporary At the Asian, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

 

 

2014    


Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraph— Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

 

Secret Signs: Calligraphy in Chinese Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany 

           

Whorled Exploration, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, Kochi, India

 

Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

 

Neo-Mōrōism, Beijing Tokyo Art Project, Beijing, China

 

The Third Criticism: Criticism ThroughAartistic Language, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

2014 1st Chinese Printmaking Exhibition, China Engraving Art Museum, She

nzhen, China

 

Beyond Limits: sculpture exhibition, Sotheby’s Annual Sculpture Selling Exhibition, Chatsworth, UK

 

Writing Landscape: 660 Years Since Huang Gongwang’s Departure, Changshu Arts Gallery, Wuhan, China

 

West Says East Talks — Chinese Contemporary Art Research Exhibition, United Art Museum, Wuhan, China

 

Future Returns: Contemporary Art from China, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan, USA

 

Master Mould and Copy Room, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China

 

Myth/History, Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

 

“Bloom” Eslite Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Eslite Gallery, Taipei

 

Art in the City Exhibition, K11 Art Space, Shanghai, China

 

Reset Chinese Contemporary Art, Soka Art Center, Beijing

 

Spiritual As Mountains, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China

 

Art in The City: Book about the Book from the Ground, BANK/ Mabsociety, Shanghai, China

 

 

2013    


Rewriting the Landscape: India and China, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,

Seoul, South Korea

 

Between Character and Calligraphy: OCAT Xian Pavilion Opening Exhibition, OCAT Art Center, Xi’an, China

 

Ink Art: the Past as Present in Contemporary China, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA

 

The Grand Canal — 55thVenie Biennale Collateral Exhibition, Museo Diocesano, Venice, Italy

 

New Contemporary Art from China, ArtMia, Beijing, China

 

From Gesture to Language, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

Contemporary Art and Process of the Society – the Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art Archive, Shenzhen Circle Art Center, Shenzhen, China

 

Insightful Charisma, Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China

 

Destruction and Creation, Soka Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

 

The World of Soul: As Virtual Art Engineering, OCT-LOFT, Shenzhen, China

 

Enlargement — 55thVenie Biennale Collateral Exhibition, Palazzo More Cannaregio, Venice, Italy

 

Extension 2013 Datong 2nd International Sculpture Biennale, Shanxi, China

 

 

2012    


Real Life Stories, KodeBergen, Bergen, Norway

 

Between Character& Calligraphy, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China

 

Print/Out, MoMA, New York, USA

 

The Printed Image in China, 8th-21st Century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

 

Paperless, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

House of Cards, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK

Ink As Model, Sanchuan Museum, Nanjing, China

 

Cryptograph: An Exhibition for Alan Turing, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

 

Book from the Sky, Arts of China Gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

 

Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

 

The Imminence of Poetics: 30th Sao Paolo Biennale, Brazilian Art Museum- FAAP, Sao Paolo, Brazil

 

Do a Book, White Space, Beijing, China

 


2011      


Start from the Horizon: Chinese Sculpture Since 1978, Sishang Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

CAFAM Biennale — Super Organism, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China

 

Shan Shui — Poetry without Sound, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

 

Future Pass —  From Asia to the World,The 54th Venice Biennale Collateral Event- Future Pass, Abbazia di San Gregorio,  Venice, Italy

 

Wood Cuts/ Concepts: The 2nd Contemporary Chinese Printmaking Exhibition, Beijing Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

A Schema for Printmaking, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong, China

 

Expression of Chinese Contemporary Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

The Significance of Plurality: Chinese Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition, Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Cairo, Egypt

 

 

2010    


Life/Art Season – Life Towards Art Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China

 

Something Out of Nothing – Ink and Design Exhibition, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong, China

 

Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Open Studio, Getty Artists Program, Los Angeles, California, USA

 

Awakening: A Group Exhibition of 15 Artists, Expo 2010 Shanghai, China Theme Pavilion, Shanghai, China

 

The Constructed Dimension – 2010 Chinese Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 

The Printed Image in China: From the 8th to the 21st Centuries, British Museum, London, UK

 

Reshaping History: China art from 2000 to 2009, National Convention Center, Beijing, China

 

Dead or Alive, Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, USA

 

The Question of Landscape, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

 

The Official Opening of Minsheng Art Museum – Thirty Years of Contemporary Chinese Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

 

2009    


Central Academy of Fine Arts 60 Years of Drawing, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China

 

First Linzhou Chinese Ink Biennale, Shanghai Doulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

 

Out of Bounds: Art from the Collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington D.C., USA

 

In Print, Dialogue Space, Beijing, China

 

Collision –  Experimental Cases of Contemporary Chinese Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China

 

WRITE NOW!, Klingspor-Museum, Offenback, Germany

 

HERE+NOW: Chinese Artists in New York, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, USA

 

Calligraffiti: Writing in Contemporary Chinese and Latino Art, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

 

In the 1980s: Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant-Garde Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

 

4th Fukuoka Asian Triennial, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Contemporary Prints: 1999-2009, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

First International Exhibition of Contemporary Science and Art, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

 

19 Games, T. Art Center, Beijing, China

 

I Want to Talk to You, T. Art Center, Beijing, China

 

Beaufort3: Art by the Sea, Leopold Park, Oostende, Belgium

 

The China Project – Three Decades: The Contemporary Chinese Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Queensland, Australia

 

China’s Revision, East Station Gallery, Beijing, China

 

Re-compositions, Xing Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

 

Twenty-Year Anniversary of China/Avant-Garde Exhibition, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China

 

Twinkle Twinkle Red Star, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong, China

 

Reflection: World through Art, Dojima River Biennial, Osaka, Japan

 

 

2008    


Text/Message: Book by Artists, Medtronic Gallery, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

 

Lovely Blossoms and Full Moon, Yuz Museum, Jakarta, India

 

Woodcuts in Modern China, 1937-2008: Towards a Universal Pictorial Language, Picker Art,  Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, USA

 

China's ReVision, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany

 

Prospect.1 New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

Contemporary Ink Art Evolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

 

Form, Idea, Essence, Rhythm: Contemporary East Asian Ink Painting, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

 

West to the East: The Aesthetic Context of Intellectuals, SZ Art Center, Beijing, China

 

Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA

 

People, History: Exhibition of Studies of Chinese Art of the 20th Century, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China

 

Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection Museum and Pacific Film Archive University of California, Berkeley California, USA

 

Shanghai MoCA Envisage II – Butterfly Dream, Shanghai MoCA, Shanghai, China

 

Art and China's Revolution, Asia Society Museum, New York, USA

 

Accelerate: Chinese Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

 

Digital Safari: International 'New Media' Exhibition, Art Gallery at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA

 

Sedimentation: The New Spirit of the East, Asia Art Center, Beijing, China

 

Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

 

Reason's Clue, Lin & Keng Gallery, Beijing, China

 

Chinese Garden for Living: Illusion into Reality, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany

 

Synthetic Times: Media Art China 2008, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 

East West Dialogues: Mysticism, Satire and the Legendary Pasty, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, USA

 

3rd China Media Art Festival, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

 

Modern Chinese Art the Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection - 'A New Generation,’ Asia House, London

 

Thirty Years of Abstraction, CaixaForum Museum, Palma, Spain

 

China Macht Druck – Chinese Contemporary Printmaking, Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

 

Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie, the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, New York, USA


 

2007    


Reconfiguration: Chinese Contemporary Art, NUS Museum, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

The Sixth Shenzhen Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition: A Vista of Perspectives, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

 

Succession, Deduce, Soak Water, Ink, World of Monochrome, Former Sakamoto Elementary School, Ueno Town art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 

’85 New Wave: The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art, The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

 

Outside the Book, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona

 

Transformations: Traditional and Contemporary Chinese Art in Dialogue, Center Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

 

14th Tallinn Print Triennial: Political/Poetical, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

 

Energies – Synergy, De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium

 

Made in China, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

              Traveled to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark


2007 Annual Exhibition, Sumi-e Society of America, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, Art League of Long Island

 

Reboot: The Third Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China

 

Arrogance & Romance, Ordos Art Museum, Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China

 

Rejected Collection, KE Center for Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

 

Contemporary Combustion: Chinese Artists in America, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, USA

 

Automatic Update, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA

 

Metamorphosis: the Generation of Transformation in Chinese Contemporary Art, Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

 

Landscape and Memory II, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

Just Words: Xu Bing, Hong Hao and Xie Xiaoze, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

 

The Politics of Fear, Albion Gallery, London, UK

 

Chinglish, Contemporary Hong Kong Art Gallery, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

 

My-vashe budushchee: 2 Moskovskaya biennale sovremennogo iskusstva [We are Your Future: 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art], Moscow, Russia

 

Pig, Gallery 4A, Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia

 

Acquired Tastes: 200 Years of Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum, the Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

 

2006    


Moment by Moment: Meditations of the Hand, the North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

 

Pictograms: The Loneliness of Signs, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

 

Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute Gallery, New York, USA

Traveled to The Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, USA; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, USA

 

China Now, Sammlung Essl Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Vienna

Traveled to Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2007

 

Han Zi Reinvented: The Rhythm of Chinese Script, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California, USA

 

Travelers Between Cultures, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey, USA

 

Gwangju Biennale 2006: Fever Variations, Gwangju, South Korea

 

Belief: Singapore Biennale 2006, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

 

Brush and Ink: the Chinese Art of Writing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

 

Millennium Dialogue 2006 -  Code: Blue, 3rd Beijing International New Media Art Exhibition and Symposium, China Millennium Museum, Beijing, China

 

Art Game: An Experience of Agency in Contemporary Art, He-Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

 

Found in Translation: An Exhibition of Artist Books and Multi-Media Work, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco

Traveled to the New York Center for Book Arts, New York, USA; the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

 

Transboundary Experiences: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art from China, Korea, and Japan, Spool Mfg, Johnson City, New York, USA

 

On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

 

New Chinese Occidentalism: Chinese Contemporary Art in New York, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA

 

Create History: Commemorating Exhibition Chinese Modern Art in 1980s, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

 

 

2005    


The Other End: Designs in Contemporary Experimental Art, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

 

The Act of Writing and of Non-Writing: The Open Space for Chinese Calligraphy: International Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy 2005 Hangzhou China, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

 

The First Exhibition of American Research Association of Eastern and Western Arts, Famous Artists Gallery, Port Washington, New York, USA

 

The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art, Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China; Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Traveled to Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA;  University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA

 

Landmark: PICA’s 10th Anniversary Visual Exhibition, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, Oregon, USA

 

The Art of Giving: A Selection of Donations to the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Contemporary Hong Kong Art Gallery, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

 

H C Andersen på kinesisk [Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales], Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark

 

The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 

Critic’s Choice, Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liver Pool, United Kingdom

 

Collection Remixed, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, USA

 

Text Me: An Exploration of Body Language, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia

 

 

2004    


The 4th International Ink Painting Biennial of Shenzhen, Shenzhen Museum of Art and the Exhibition Hall of the Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Shenzhen, China

 

Heart Prints: Contemporary Chinese Calligraphy: Guo Dan, Xing Fei, Zhang O, Zhao Suikang, Gu Wenda, Xu Bing, Chiu Chunchao, Meng Hsienchi and Harrison Xinshi, Bard College, Annandale on the Hudson, New York, USA

 

Reinventing Tradition in a New World: The Arts of Gu Wenda, Wang Mansheng, Xu Bing and Zhang Hongtu, Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

 

Out of Time, Out of Place, Out of China: Reinventing Chinese Tradition in a New Century, Pittsburgh University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

 

26th São Paulo Biennial, Pavilhão Ciccillo, San Paulo, Brazil

 

Ostwind/East Wind, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Switzerland

 

CAFE in Mito 2004: Communicable Action for Everybody, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan

 

Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

 

Cinesi: artisti fra tradizione e presente, Pinacoteca Provinciale, Potenza, Italy

 

Artes Mundi: Wales International Visual Art Prize 2004, exhibition, National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK

 

Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA

Traveled to Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, School of Art & Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California, USA; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA; Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

 

Gu Xiong and Xu Bing: Here Is What I Mean, Museum London, London, Ontario, Canada

 

Beyond Boundaries, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

 

 

2003    


Nowa Strefa Sztuka Chińska/New Zone Chinese Art, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

 

Chinese Printmaking Today, The British Library, London, UK

 

Type0: Writing with Style, FACT (Foundation for Art & Creative Technology), Liverpool, UK

Traveled to Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Radical Line: Innovation in Chinese Contemporary Painting, Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center Galleries, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA

            Traveled to the College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, Ohio, USA

 

Happiness: A Survival Guide of Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 

Artforum Berlin: International Fair for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

 

The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Culture Center, Staten Island, New York, USA

 

The First Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum China, Beijing, China

 

Left Hand, Right Hand, 798 Space, Beijing, China

 

Harmony vs. Confrontation, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

 

Residency Project of International Renowned Visual Artists, exhibition, Pao’s Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China

 

Love and/or Terror: Contemporary Book Art, the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, USA  

 

Half a Century of Chinese Woodblock Prints: From the Communist Revolution to the Open-Door Policy and Beyond, 1945-1998, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea

 

For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; part of the exhibition Drawing the World: Masters to Hipsters

 

Skowhegan Faculty Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, USA

 

Drawing the Line: Contemporary Artists Reassess Traditional East Asian Calligraphy, Pacific Asia

Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

 

Der Rest Der Welt, Neuffer am Park, Pirmasens, Germany; in collaboration with Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

Austral-Asia: Zero Three, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia

 

Cyber Asia: Media Art in the Near Future, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

 

 

2002    


ES 2002 Tijuana, Segunda Bienal Internacional de Estandartes, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

 

The 4th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

 

Overt Operation, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, USA

 

The First Guangzhou Triennial: Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art 1990-2000, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

 

Global Priority, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, New York, USA

 

China - Tradition und Moderne, Ludwig Galerie, Schloss, Oberhausen, Germany

 

Paris-Pékin (exhibition of Ullens collection), Espace Cardin, Paris, France

 

Harvest: Contemporary Art Exhibition, the National Agriculture Museum, Beijing, China

 

(Brisbane) Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

 

CAFE in Mito (Communicable Action for Everybody), Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

 

China’s Changing Culture and Enduring Heritage, New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, Staten Island Botanical Garden, Staten Island, New York, USA

 

Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju, South Korea

 

2002 Flag Art Festival: Poetry of the Winds, World Cup Park, Seoul, South Korea

 

Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

 

Hard to Read, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

 

Contemporary Brush Strokes: New York Artists From China, China 2000 Fine Art, New York, USA

 

ARCO 2002: Asian Party, Global Game II (art fair) , Madrid, Spain; Xu Bing exhibited by Eslite Gallery, Taiwan

 

Project 3, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York, USA

 

Avant Garde Calligraphy, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado, USA

 

 

2001    


Artists’ Books: Highlights from the Kohler Art Library, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

 

Tracing: Works on Paper by Chinese Contemporary Artists, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University School of Art and Design, Alfred, New York, USA

 

A Shriek from an Invisible Box, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

 

Brooklyn!, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

 

Bogus: Counterfeit Images and Contemporary Art, The Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, USA

 

China without Borders: An Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s, New York, USA ; in collaboration with Goedhuis Contemporary, London

 

Half-om-half:Kunst-vee-geshiedenis [Art-Cattle-History], Van Reekum Museum en Historisch Museum Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

 

Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from East Asia, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany  

Traveled to Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico  City, Mexico

 

Give & Take, Victoria and Albert Museum and Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

 

Media Messages: Look Through Language, Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Japan

 

 

2000    


Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

 

The Book & the Computer: New Parameters across Time and Space, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

Von Matisse bis Morimura, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

 

If I Had a Dream: Four Chinese Artists in Berlin, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

Delicate Balance: Six Routes to the Himalayas, Kiasma, Nykytaiteen Museo (Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art), Helsinki, Finland

 

Palimpsest, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

           

12th Biennale of Sydney,  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

 

Word and Meaning: Six Contemporary Chinese Artists, the University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA

Traveled to Trisolini Gallery and University Art Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA

 

EV+A 2000: Friends and Neighbours, Exhibition of Visual Art 2000, Limerick City Gallery Of Art,

Limerick, Ireland

 

 

1999    


Birth 2000/1990, Musōkan, Kobe, Japan

 

Zeitwenden—Ausblick, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany

        Traveled to Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

 

Projects 70 (banners, cycle 1), The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

 

Kunstwelten im Dialog: Von Gauguin zur globalen Gegenwart, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

 

Babel: Contemporary Art and the Journeys of Communication, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

        Traveled to Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK

 

Asiart Asian Contemporary Art: Biennale d’Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy

 

The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

 

Contemporary East Asian Letter Arts, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea

 

Power of the Word, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan (organized by Independent Curators International)

Traveled to Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, USA; Emerson Gallery Hamilton Collge, Clinton, New York, USA; University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson Arizona, USA; Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

 

Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York    

Traveled to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA

 

Magnetic Writing / Marching Ideas, Works on Paper, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

CON (TEXT): Words, Text, and Meaning in the Permanent Collection, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, USA

 

Spiral TV, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan(organized by 3rd Art Life Organizing Committee, Arts Forum Japan and Wacoal Art Center)

 

The 1st Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (The 5th Asian Art Show), Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Half a Century of Chinese Woodblock Prints: from the Communist Revolution to the Open-Door Policy and Beyond, 1945-1998, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel

Traveled to The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh; Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University; Spencer Art Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas; Pannell Gallery of Sweet Briar College, New York; Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College, Virginia; Fundacao Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal; Rietberg Museum Zurich, Switzerland; Rijksmuseum oor Volkenkunde, Leiden, The Netherlands; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

 

Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

        Traveled to University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, USA; the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

 

 

1998    


Concerning Truth, Gallery 400, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

Plural Speech, White Box Gallery, New York, USA

        Traveled to White Box Gallery, Philadelphia

 

Kunst in Vrijheid/Art in Freedom, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Cinco continentes y una ciudad, Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City, Mexico

 

Contemporary Chinese Art and the Literary Culture of China, Lehman College Art Gallery, the Bronx, New York, USA

        Traveled to Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

 

‘‘The Library of Babel’: Characters/Books/Media, ICC-Intercommunication Center, Tokyo, Japan

 

Inside Out: New Chinese Art, The Asia Society Museum and PS1, New York, USA

Traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA; El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington & Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; Asian cities from spring 2000

 

Autonomous Action: New Chinese Art on Video, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Crossings/Traversées, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

 

Beyond the Form: The Deconstruction and Transformation of Chinese Characters, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, USA

 

Site of Desire, 1998 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

 

Animal Anima Animus, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

Traveled to Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands; PS1, Long Island City, New York, USA; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada

 

Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Xu Bing and Cai Guo Qiang, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

 

Transatlántico: Disceminación, Cruce y Desterritorialización, CAAM (Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno Museum), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

 

New Installations by Xu Bing & Huang Yong Ping, Art Beatus, Vancouver, Canada

 

Unreadable Books New Letters, the Mitaka City Art Center, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan

 

 

1997    


Transformation, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

2nd Kwangju Biennale, 1997, (theme: ‘Unmapping the Earth’), Kwangju, South Korea

 

In Between Limits, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwangju, South Korea

 

New China, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA

 

New Generation of Asian Art, Yonago City Museum of Art, Yonago City, Japan

        Traveled to Ehime Prefectural Museum of Art, Ehime, Japan

 

Die anderen Modernen: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Afrika, Asien und Latinamerika, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

 

Runt om oss, inom oss/Around Us, Inside Us, Borås Konstmuseum,Borås, Sweden

 

Peking University Centennial calligraphy exhibition, Beijing, China

 

 

1996    


Origin and Myths of Fire: New Art from Japan, China and Korea, the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

 

New Works: 963, ArtPace International Artist in Residence Program, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas

 

Interzones: A Work in Progress, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark

        Traveled to Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

 

Fractured Fairy Tales: Art in the Age of Categorical Disintegration, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina, USA

 

China Avant Garde, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

 

Godzilla at BMCC: And We Speak, Shirley Fiterman Gallery at BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY), New York, USA

 

 

1995    


File No 1: Conceptual Documents for Impossible Art, SoHo Biennial 95, 473 Broadway, New York, USA

 

Group Show, Plexus Art & Communication, New York, USA

 

Arts & Letters, June Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

 

Des Del Pais Del Centre: Avantguardes Artistiques Xineses, Centre D’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

 

The Arts’ Environment: Eighty Photographs of Artists in Beijing, 92-94 by Xu Zhiwei, Ammonal Gallery, Beijing. (Photographs of A Case Study of Transference)

          Also presented at the Gallery of the Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

 

 

1994    


Cocido y Crudo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

 

Flesh & Ciphers, Here Foundation, New York, USA

 

Jumping Typography, O Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 

Between East and West: Transformations of Chinese Art in the Late Twentieth Century, the Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

 

Flowering in the West, Haenah-Kent Gallery, New York, USA

 


1993    


Fragmented Memory-The Chinese Avant-Garde in Exile, Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

45th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

 

China’s New Art, Post-1989, organized by Hanart TZ gallery, Hong Kong, and The American Federation of the Arts; Exhibition Hall, Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall,

Traveled to venues including Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; Santa Monica Art Center, Barcelona, Spain; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Denver, Colorado, USA; University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, USA; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA; Salina Arts Center, Kansas, USA; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

 

China Avant-Garde, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Traveled to Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK; Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark

 

 

1992    


New Art From China, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia

        Traveled to Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia; City of Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Australia; Canberra School of Art Gallery (title also appeared as Post-Mao Product, New Art from China), Canberra, Australia

 

Looking for Tree of Life: A Journey to Asian Contemporary Art, the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

 

Desire for Words: An Exhibition of Installation Works by Xu Bing and Gu Wenda, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Foreign Students’ Art Exhibition, Warren M Lee Center for the Fine Arts, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA

 

Library: A Book Artists’ Invitational Exhibition, Granary Books, New York, USA

 

From the Beginning of the Century to the End of the Century, Lung Men Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

 

1991   


AAAC Annual: From ‘Star Star’ to Avant Garde - Nine Artists from China, Part 1, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, USA

 

The Book as an Objet d’art, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong


“ Hong Kong Arts Centre, HonWith Cth C Kong Arts Centre, Hong Konc Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

 


1990    


All China Youth Print Exhibition, Shanghai Artists Gallery, Shanghai, China

 


1989    


Special Exhibition: Contemporary Chinese Art ‘Now’, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

Toward the 1990s: Documents on Contemporary Chinese Art, Gallery K and Gallery Kobayashi, Tokyo, Japan

 

Mainland Youth Printmakers, San Yuan Se Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

 

China/Avant-Garde, China Art Gallery, Beijing, China

 

National Calligraphy Artists exhibition commemorating the 90th year of Comrade Li Lisan’s Birth, Hunan, China

 

Seventh National Art Exhibition, print section, Beijing, China

           

 

1988    


Paris-Pekin, Palais des Etudes, Paris, France

 

4 Internationale Triennale der Zeichnung, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany

 

Great Earthquake:Performance Program, the Great Wall, Beijing, China

 

 

1987  


Exhibition of Sichuan Worker Daily Collection, for the 5th Anniversary of the Newspaper’s Reinstatement, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 

Gravures de dix artistes chinois, sponsored by Le Club du Livre chinois, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Contemporary Prints from the People’s Republic of China, Metropolitan Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA

 

Ninth National Print Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

Capital Prints Exhibition Biennial, Beijing, China

 

 

1986   


Modern Chinese Prints from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Peking, The British Museum, London, UK

 

Four printmakers: Chen Jin Rong, Chen Qiang, Xu Bing, Zhang Jun, Central Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing, China

 

1st International Asian-European Art Biennial, the Ankara Türkocağı Painting and Sculpture Museum, Ankara, Turkey

 

 

1985    


Cent gravures de l’institut central des Beaux-Arts de Pekin, galleries of the Palais des Etudes, Paris, France

 

Exhibition of Works by Advancing Chinese Youth, International Youth Organization, China

 


1984    


Invitational Exhibition of Prints from China, Clark Arts Center Gallery, Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois, USA

 

Sixth National Art Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

 

1983    


8th National Print Exhibition, Beijing China

 

 

1982    


Exhibition of Works by Members of the Chinese Artists Association, presented by the Société des Artistes Français, Grand Palais, Paris, France

 

 

1981    


Central Academy of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

50 ans de gravures sur bois Chinoises, 1930-1980, Maison de la Culture de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

 

People’s Republic of China Exhibition of Works of Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

 

The Selections of Modern Prints of China in the Fifty Years from 1931 to 1981, Shanghai, China

 

Exhibition of China’s Modern Prints in Fifty Years: In Honour of the Centenary of Lu Xun’s Birthday, Beijing, China

 

 

1980    


Second National Young Artists’ Works Exhibition, China Art Gallery (now National Art Museum of China), Beijing, China

 

 

1979    


Sixth National Print Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, City of Beijing, Art Works Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

 

1976    


National Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

City Exhibition of Beijing, Beijing, China

 

 

1972    


Exhibition of High School Student Work, organized by Haidian District Cultural Department, Beijing, China