Biographie / Biography

1972
Geboren in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Lebt und arbeitet in Shanghai, China

Lives and works in Shanghai, China
1994
Abschluss an der Sichuan Academy of Art, Chongqing, China

Graduated from the Sichuan Academy of Art, Chongqing, China
2003
Abschluss an der Kunsthochschule Kassel

Graduated from the University Kassel's College of Art, Germany
2004
Lehrauftrag an der Shanghai Normal University, China

Lecturer at the Shanghai Normal University, China
2009
Stipendium Villa Waldberta, München, Detschland

Scholarship grant Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany

Preise und Auszeichnungen / Awards and Distinctions

2006
Chinese Contemporary Art Award,

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013
Qiu Anxiong, The New Book of Mountains and Seas II, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
2012
Historical Landscape, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
2011
Zoo - extended, OCAT, Shenzhen, China

Animated Narrative, Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum, Dallas, TX, USA

Portrait - Cover and Clean, Marabini Gallery, Bologna, Italy
2010
Qiu Anxiong: New Book of Mountains and Seas, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS, USA

Zoo, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, China
2009
The Temptation of the Land, Barbara Gross Galerie, Germany

2nd Athens Biennial, Athen, Greece

About: The New Classic of Mountains and Seas, Boers Li Gallery, Beijing

UTOPIA: Qiu Anxiong, Arken Museum, Ishoj/Kopenhagen, Denmark
2008
Nostalgia, Bund18 creative Centre, Shanghai

We are the World, Installation, Contrast Gallery, Shanghai, China
2007
3rd Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China

Staring into Amnesia, UniversalStudios-Beijing, Beijing, China

Qiu Anxiong, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2006
I'm Confused, What You Know Cannot Save You, Shanghai, China

Longhua 2577 Creative Garden, Shanghai, China

In the Sky: Animation and Painting by Qiu Anxiong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2005
Decoding Time – Shredding Narratives, BizArt Center, Shanghai, China
2002
Painting by Qiu Anxiong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA, curated by Maxwell K. Hearn
2012
Nostalgia, East Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shanghai, MOCA, China

Social Meditation, Museum of Unknown Aike Gallery, Shanghai, China

Diversity in Harmony, 5Art Gallery, Guangzhou, China
2011
Menglong-Darkness, Sala San Tommaso, Castello, Venice Biennale, Italy

Shanshui - Die Landschaft in der chinesischen Gegenwartskunst, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland

Paradise Lost, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Moving Image in China 1988-2011, Mingsheng Museum, Shanghai, China, Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China Pattern-Vortex-Encounter, Museum of Unknown, Space Station, Beijing, China Time Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2010
Chinese Power Station, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turino, Italy, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

CUE: ARTISTS’ VIDEOS, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

EXPO 2010 Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2009
The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, Australia
2008
Other. 11th Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt

Zeichen im Wandel der Zeit. Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

Moving Horizon, UBS Art Collection, The National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

5th Media Biennale Seoul,, Seoul, Korea

3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China

16th Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia

China Power Station III, Musée d’Art Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Zeichnungen, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2007
Animation Painting, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California

China Power Station: Part 2, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway

Animated Histories, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Open Ink Painting, Guanshanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Contemporary Visual Art Project SA 2007, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Art Lan @ Asia, Yokohama Zaim Art Center, Yokohama, Japan

Third Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, Guangdong

China Power Station I, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway

Anhui Contemporary Art Biennial, Hefei, Anhui, China
2006
The Twelve, Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, Zhengdai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

Art Beijing, Beijing, China

China Independence Film Festival, Paris, France

Restless, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

Chaos City, UniversalStudios-Beijing, Beijing, China

China Power Station I, Battersea Power Station, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Revival: New Ink Art Shanghai 2006, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Yellow Box, Contemporary Art in Chinese Space, Shanghai, China

Hyper Design, 6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Entry Gate: Chinese Aesthetics of Heterogeneity, MoCA Envisagel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

Ma Jiang, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
2005
Gift, Modern Art Gallery of Hangzhou Normal College, Hangzhou, China

East Wind - West Wind, The Creek Art Center, Shanghai, China

Scapes: The Century and Paradise, 2005 Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu

N12 New Painting No. 3, Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Retrospective Exhibition of Chinese Oil Painting, China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Mahjong: Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2004
Four Corners, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore

Exhibition Celebrating 20 Years of Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China

24 Artists from Germany and China, Alexander Ochs Gallery, Beijing, China

Mensa, Alexander Ochs Gallery, Beijing, China
2003
New Landscapes, New Portraits: Shen Xiaotong and Qiu Anxiong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

From China with Art, Galeri National Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2001
Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu, China
2000
Tale of Two Cities, Asia Contemporary Art, London, Geat Britain

The Chengdu Movement, Canvas International Art, The Netherlands

The Land and Sea, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
1996
Paintings of Chengdu, Chengdu, China

Sammlungen (Auswahl) / Collections (Selection)

Art Museum Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Kunst Haus Zurich, Switzerland
Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas, USA
Museum of University Oxford, UK
Museum of Modern Art, NY, USA
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