Timeline

1962
Born in Beijing, China
1987
Formed "Tactile Sensation Group"
1988
Stoped the activities of "Tactile Sensation Group" and formed "New Analysts Group" with Chen Shaoping and Wang Luyan
1995
Dissolved "New Analysts Group"
Lives and works in Beijing

Exhibitions

2006
"March 4, 2006", Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland (solo)
2005
Majong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg" Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2005
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
2005
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", Museum of Conremporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
2005
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA
2004
"All under heaven" MuHKA , Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp, Belgium
2004
"Black Show" Noanoa Center, Xian, China
2004
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", ICP International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2003
Chinse maximalism, Millennium Art Museum, Beijing
2003
Dreams and conflicts, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
2002
Making China, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, U.S.A
2002
PAUSE, Gwangju Biennale2002, Gwangju, Korea
2002
Too Much Flavour, 3Hart center, Shanghai, China
2002
New Stage for Chinese Contemporary Art, International Exhibition Centre for science and Technology Beijing
2002
Food, Sex&Human Nature, Gallery Artside Seoul, Korea
2002
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Reinterpretation:a Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000) Guandong Museum of Art
2001
"Multimedia Art Festival", Loft, Beijing, China
2001
"Living in Time", Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2001
Dialogue Avec Dali, Shanghai Mart Shanghai
2001
Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu,China
2001
Transplantatatation in situ, The Fourth Shenzhen Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Shenzhen, China
2000
"Food as Arts", Club Vogue, Beijing, China
2000
"Documentation of Chinese Avant-Garde Art in 90s", Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2000
"Post-material: Interpretations of Everyday Life by Contemporary Chinese Artists", Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
2000
"Fuck Off", Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China
2000
"About Me - Chinese Conceptual Photography Exhibition", New Vision Gallery, Shanghai,
2000
The Art Museum of Yunnan Art Institute, Kunming, China
2000
"Gu Dexin 1.8.2000", Loft, Beijing, China (solo)
2000
"Unsual & Usual - Contemporary Art Exhibition", Yuangong Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2000
"Lights are on but nobody is home", DDM Warehouse, Shanghai, China
2000
"Installations-Performnce-Video Versus Painting Exhibition", Lang Tao Gallery, Beijing, China
2000
"Passe-Murailles: Nouvelles scenes de L'art contemporain chinois", Musee de Picardie, Amiens, France
1999
"Video Circle", Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong
1999
"Innovations Part II", China Art Archives and Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing, China
1999
"Poly Phenolrene", The Bow Gallery, Beijing, China
1999
"Bird Beast Fruit Flower", Galerie Martini, Hong Kong
1999
"Installations – Asian Artists in Residence", Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, U.S.A
1999
"Collection from Modern Chinese Art Foundation", Provinciaal Centrum voor Kunsten
1999
Cultuur te Gent, Belgium
1998
"Trace of Existence - A Private Showing of China Contemporary Art ’98 Art", Now Studio, Beijing, China
1998
"The Bridge Construction in Process VI", Melbourne, Australia
1998
"Beelden Buiten '98 - I Nerer Promised You a Rose Garden", Tielt, Belgium
1998
"Site of Desire 1998", Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
1998
"Inside Out: New Chinese Art", Asian Society and P.S.1 Art Center, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A
1998
"Corruptionists in Beijing", Beijing, China
1997
"Another Long March - Chinese Conceptual Art 1997", Fundament Foundation, Chasse Kazerne, Breda, The Netherlands
1997
"Aus Der Vr China Zeitgenossische Fotokunst", New Berlin Art Society (NBK), Berlin, Germany
1996
"Shelter", Fundament Foundation, Wolfslaar, Breda, The Netherlands
1996
"4 Points de Recontre Chine", Galerie de France, Paris, France
1996
" '96 International COM – Art", Suwon, Korea
1995
"Asiana-Contemporary Art from the Far East", Casino, Venice, Italy
1995
"Analysts III" exhibited in "Uecker Sends a Letter to Beijing", New Berlin Art Society (NBK), Berlin, Germany
1995
"Analysts IV" exhibited in "Configura 2 Dialog der Kulturen", Galerk am Fischmarkt, Erfurt, Germany
1995
"Analysts V" exhibited in "Out of the Middle Kindom Chinese Avant-garde Art", Santa Monica Art Center, Barcelona, Spain
1995
"Triennale Kleinplastik", Ostasien, Germany
1994
"94 Beijing International COM-Art Show China Korea Japan", the Gallery of Capital Normal 94 Beijing International COM-Art Show China Korea Japan", the Gallery of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
1994
"Chinese Contemporary Artists' Agenda 1994", a printed media exhibition, China
1993
"China Avant-garde", Haus der Kulturen, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Holland; Museum Of Modem Art, Oxford, U. K.; Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
1993
"China's New Art Post 1989", Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
1993
"Tomorrow's Art" - "Viewpoints", former San Matteo Hospital, Spoleto, Italy
1993
"Gu Dexin 10.6.1993", Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France (solo)
1992
"Gu Dexin/Huang Yongping/Zhang Peili", Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
1991
"Analysts II" exhibited in "Exceptional Passage - China Avant-garde Artists Exhibition" Fukuoka, Japan
1990
"Next Phase", London Docks, London, U.K.
1990
"Analysts I", New Analysts Group's Workshop, Beijing, China
1989
"China Modem Art Exhibition", China Art Gallery, Beijing, China
1989
"Les Magiciens de la Terre", Center Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1988
"Beijing - New York", Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, U.S.A.
1986
"Gu Dexin’s Works", International House, Beijing, China (solo)
1985
"Scrawls", Chaoyang Theater, Beijing, China

Literature

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de