Li Jin  (Chinese, 1958) 


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Li Jin Biography
1958   Born in Tianjin, China
1983   Graduated from the Painting Department of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
  Currently Associate Professor at the Art Education Department at Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts
  Lives and works in Tianjin
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Les Amours De Li Jin, Dubner Moderne Lausanne, Switzerland
Kasten Gallery, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
Li Jin’s New Work, Houtian Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
Ten Takes of Ink, Museum of Fine Art Boston, U.S.A
The Era of Ink Painting - 2010 Shanghai New Ink Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Reshaping History-Chinart 2000-2009, National Convention Center, Beijing, China
The Pleasure of Transforming, K gallery, Chengdu, China
2009   Four Sqaures, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Li Jin: Reisen nach Deutschland, Kunstraum Bernusstrasse, Frankfurt (solo)
Lebenswege - Li Jin and classmates, Galerie 99 Aschaffenburg
Deutschlandbilder, Kunstraum Bernusstrasse, Frankfurt, Germany
2008   One Side, One Side, Moronokiang Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA (solo)
Li Jin - Art Changsha, Changsha Wooden Slip Museum, China (solo)
Li Jin – Soloshow, Galerie Dittmar, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Chinese Contemporary Ink Art, National Art Museum of Germany, Berlin, Germany
Ink not Ink, Shenzhen Fine Arts Museum, China
Li Jin, Wu Yi, Liu Qinghe, Denmark Art Center Beijing
Chinese Flavour, Sydney, Australia
2007   7 Characters - New Art from China, The Mayor Gallery, London, UK
All Directions of Speech and Hearing, The 3rd Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Art Museum
A Penchant for Pleasure, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA (solo)
Yibo Gallery, Shanghai, China (solo)
A Feast, Food & Sex, Artside Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
Struggle for Elegance, Artside, Beijing, China (solo)
Consumption Junction, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
Reed Savage Gallery, Group Show, Coral Gables, Florida
Works on Paper, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2006   Li Jin, Art Scene China, Shanghai (solo)
Chinese Art Today, China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Chinese Ink and Wash Document 1976 – 2006, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
Ink and Wash and the Contemporary Era: The First Invitational Exhibition of the Ink and Wash
Union of Songzhuang, Beijing, China
Food, Sex & Human Nature, Beijing, South Silk Road, Beijing, China
Academic State: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Artists, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
Experience of Brush and Ink, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Contemporary Vision: The First Almanac Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, The China Contemporary Vision: The First Almanac Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, The China
2005   Li Jin–Freuden des Lebens, Galerie 99, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Simple Pleasures–Passing Time with Li Jin, Asian Art Options, Singapore
The Difference between You and Me, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Australia
Eat, Drink, Man, Woman, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA; Galerie99, Aschaffenburg, Germany; Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (solo)
2004   New Freehand Ink-Wash Painting Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Beijing
Carnal Appetite - Primal Instinct: Li Jin and Feng Feng, Art Scene China, Shanghai
New Works, CourtYard Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2003   International Paper, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Meeting, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, USA (solo)
Freehand Ink Painting Invitational, Yan Huang Art Center, Beijing
The Open Era, National Museum of Art, Beijing
Chinese Art Today, Millennium Monument Museum, Beijing
China Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2002   Eat Drink Man Woman, 1 Gallery, Hong Kong (solo)
Food, Sex and Human Nature: Li Jin’s Works, Li Dong Zai Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
China Art, Museum Kuppersmuhle, Duisburg, Germany
Eat Drink Man Woman: Li Jin Ink-Wash Paintings, Yan Gallery, Hong Kong
Chinese-Korean Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
2001   All About Dreams - Exhibition of Chinese Art of the 21st Century, ICA, London, UK
20 Years of Chinese Ink Experiments, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The First Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Li Jin New Works Exhibition, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing (solo)
Exhibition of Li Jin’s Paintings, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2000   Exhibition of Li Jin’s Figurative Ink-Wash Paintings, Stockholm Art Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Li Jing Ink Painting Exhibition, at an English Gallery, Hongkong
Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition, Shanghai and Nanjing, China
Grand Exhibition of New Chinese Art, Shanghai Liu Haisu Museum; Nanjing Art Museum
1999   Exhibition of “Life” and “Expression,” Tianjin, China
Mirror Garden Gallery, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Dialogue 1999, International Art Center, Beijing; Tai Da Contemporary Art Museum, Tianjin
1998   Invitational Academic Art Exhibition, China Art Gallery
The Star of the Century – Biennual Exhibition of Chinese Arts, Ontorio Art Gallery, Canada
Miaoyue Chenyuan Painting Exhibition of Li Jin and Lei Ziren
1985   The Chinese Youth Painting Exhibition: Making Forwars, China Gallery
The New Works Exhibition of Traditional Chinese Painting, Hubei Province
Selected Public Collections
  National Arts Museum, Beijing, China
  Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
  Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
  Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA