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Liu Xiaodong

(Chinese, born 1963)

from hotan project, xinjiang, china by liu xiaodong

Liu Xiaodong

From Hotan Project, Xinjiang, China, 2012

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Biography

Timeline

1963
Born in Liaoning Province, China
1988
Earned Bachelor of Fine Arts in Oil Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1990
Began to engage with China’s independent filmmakers
1992
Director Wang Xiaoshuai directed Liu Xiaodong in The Days. This was awarded by the BBC as one of 100 best films made in the last 100 years.
1993
Worked as artistic director on the projects of film director Zhang Yuan’s Beijing Bastard
1995
Earned Master of Fine Arts in Oil Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1998 - 1999
Studied at Academy of Fine Arts, University of Complutense, Madrid, Spain
2006
Conceived concept for Jia Zhangke’s award-winning film Dong, which was awarded best documentary film at both the Italian and European Film Association awards
Conceived concept for Jia Zhangke’s film Still Life, which won the gold prize at the 63rd Venice Film Festival
Currently teaches in the Oil Painting Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Exhibitions

2012
Liu Xiaodong, The Process of Painting, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria (solo)
2011
Liu Xiaodong: Hometown BoyEslite Gallery, Taiwan (solo)
A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art, National Museum of Australia
Collecting History: China New Art, MOCA, Chengdu, China
Museum on Paper: Twelve Chinese Artists, Iberia Centre for the Arts, Beijing, China
Erotic, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China
Liu Xiaodong: Yan’GuanTown, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY, USA (solo)
Reshaping History: China Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China
Liu Xiaodong: Hometown Boy. UCCA, Beijing, China (solo)
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art 1979-2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Public Collections

1993
Fukuoka Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan
1994
Guy and Myriam Ullens Foundation, Switzerland
1995
China Art Museum, Beijing, China
1997
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Upriver Art Museum, Chengdu, China
1998
Modern Chinese Art Foundation, Belgium
1999
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2001
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

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