Timeline

1971
Born in Jiang An, Sichuan, China
1997
Graduated from Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts (SIFA)
2001–2005
Lecturer, Department of Art Design, College of Art, Chongqing University
Lives and works in Beijing and Chongqing, China

Exhibitions

2013
Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2012
Supersized Fakes and Cold War Artifacts, Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, CO (Catalogue) (solo)
2012
Bling! Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
2012
MADE IN CHINA, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (Catalogue) (solo)
2011
Points Of View: Selections from Seven Colorado Collections, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
2011
Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
2010
Real Fake, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (Catalogue) (solo)
2010
I Love You, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark (Catalogue)
2009
Twinkle Twinkle Red Star, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong
2009
Imaginary Enemy, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (Catalogue) (solo)
2008
Factory 215, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong (solo)
2008
Art Basel Miami, Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami, FL
2008
True Colours: Chinese Painting Today, Osage Gallery, Shanghai, China
2008
Germinators, ChinaSquare, New York, NY
2008
Under the Radar, Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami, FL
2007
Burning, F. Fine Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2006
New Improvement Academy Invitation Exhibition, Guangdong Museum, Guangdong, China
2005
On Going Contemporary Art Show, Hainan University, Haikou; Shenzhen Sculpture Center, Shenzhen, China
2004
Wujian - 04, On the Construction Site Of China Exhibition, Shangjiang Cheng / Chongqing, China
2004
2004 In Chengdu Contemporary Art Exhibition, Blue Roof Art Center of Chengdu, China
2004
MIP TV Cannes Program Fair, SMG Shanghai, Cannes, France
2003
101 Film Studio Documentary Exhibition, 101 Film Studio, Shanghai, China
2003
Beida Film Association Documentary Exhibition, Beijing University, China
2003
Wuyeshen - New Documentary Exhibition of China, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, China
2003
Yunnan Multi Culture Visual Festival, Yunnan University, Kunming, China
2002
China International City Sculpture Exhibition & Symposium, Shijingshan Sculpture Park, Beijing, China

Literature

2012
Nick, Stacy. FCMOA Exhibit Reimagines China Then and Now Cold War Era Mocked and Praised, Coloradoan, May 16, 2012
2012
Schimke, Ann. Supersized Sculpture in Steel Liao Yibai Exhibit Coming to Fort Collins Museum of Art , ReportHerald.com, May 10, 2012
2011
Jansen, Chiu-Ti. China Happenings, NYO Magazine, April
2011
Tarantola, Andrew. 350kg Stainless Steel “Fake Leica’s” Aren’t Fooling Anyone, Gizmodo, October 2011
2010
Ayers, Robert. Top 10 Art Events of the Last Decade, The Huffington Post, December 28, 2010
2010
Kinsella, Eileen. A Guide to the Virtual Art Market, ARTnews, November 2010
2010
Ayers, Robert. Liao Yibai gets ‘Real’ about our lust for labels –Gleaming silver sculptures supersize consumerism, The Villager; Downtown Express; Chelsea Now; September 23 - 29, 2010
2010
Stone, Rosetta. Artnet Insider, Artnet.com, September, 24, 2010
2010
Ayers, Robert. Art Review, New York Observer, September 27, 2010
2010
Bearman, Isaac. Avant Gaurdian, Surface Magazine, December 2010
2010
Morgan, Robert C. Liao Yibai @ Mike Weiss and ATM Galleries, Whitehot Magazine
2010
Goodman, Jonathan. Liao Yibai, Mike Weiss Gallery, Sculpture, June 2010, Vol. 29, No. 5
2010
Lindholm, Erin, New York’s Satellite Fairs: Bling, String, and Subversive Things, Art in America, March 10, 2010
2010
Vilas, Amber; Russeth, Andrew. Scope Comes on Strong, ARTINFO, March 8, 2010
2010
Scope New York | Mike Weiss Gallery, Curated Magazine, March 5, 2010
2010
Zimmer, Amy. This year, upbeat for Armory week, Metro, March 3, 2010
2010
On the Cover - Liao Yibai, Real Fake, Gallery Guide, September 2010
2010
Hernandez, Joanna. Private View: Liao Yibai, Modern Painters, September 2010
2009
Currie, Robyn. Giant Metal Hamburgers, Trend Hunter Magazine, October 2, 2009
2009
Morgan, Robert. Liao Yibai at Mike Weiss Gallery, World Sculpture News, Summer 2009, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 60-61
2009
Ayers, Robert. Reviews: New York - Liao Yibai, Mike Weiss Gallery, ARTnews, October 2009, Vol. 108, No. 9
2009
Liao Yibai, Mike Weiss Gallery, American Contemporary Art, Summer 2009
2009
Buhmann, Stephanie. Four fleeting Chelsea art exhibits, Downtown Express, Volume 22, Number 10, July 17 - 23, 2009
2009
Art: Imaginary Enemy: Liao Yibai, Chelsea Now, June 4-17, 2009, Vol. 3, No. 24
2009
Squibb, S.C. Liao Yibai at Mike Weiss, Art Cat, May 28, 2009
2009
Levin, Dan. Fantasies of a Cold War Child, The New York Times, May 7, 2009
2008
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. Hot and Sour, Miami New Times, April 16, 2008