Wei Guangqing
1963Born in Huangshi, Hubei, China
1985Graduated from the Department of Oil Painting, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (Present China Academy of Arts), Hangzhou
Present Dean of the Department of Oil Painting of the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan
Solo Exhibitions
2015Plus or Minus Zero, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
2009Zhu Zi’s Family Maxims, ShanghaiMART, Shanghai
2008Old Scriptures, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
Overlap and Memory, Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, Hong Kong
2007Zuo Tu You Shi, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Made in China, Library of Congress, Washington, US
2005Made in China, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts Gallery, Wuhan
2004Chinese Classics: Three Word Rhymes, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
2002Twenty-six Evil Spirit Passes: The Day of Peace, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
2000The Re-Extended Virtuous Words, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
1988A Simulation Experience on the Suicide Scheme about “1,” Performance Art, Wuchang East Gate, Wuhan
Group Exhibitions
2019China Expressions, Ke Art Museum, Shanghai
Daybreak, The Barn Contemporary Art Space, Shenzhen
Side Lanes, ShanghART, Shanghai
2017The Reason Why Classic Is, Artron Art Center, Shenzhen
From Pop Art to New Media, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
Metamorphosis: Huang Zhuan Memorial Invitational Exhibition, OCAT Shenzhen
2016The Uncertain, or the Shelved…, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
The Uncertain, or the Shelved…, ShanghART Main Space, Shanghai
Modern Times, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2015The ’85 New Tide Arts for 30 Years, Xinhua Centre, Shanghai
Don’t Shoot the Painter, UBS Art Collection Exhibition, Villa Reale’s Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan, Italy
China Pop: Xue Song & Wei Guangqing, Pacific Heritage Museum, San Francisco
Contemporary – 2015 Chinese Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Shanghai Mingyuan Museum of Art, Shanghai
20141960, Springs Center Art, Beijing
Re-View, Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai
The Others – Distance: Taiwan Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung
2013Displacement, Dingyun Art Salon, Wuhan, Hubei
Old Wine in New Bottle, Jincai Gallery, Hangzhou
Collection from OCAT Shenzhen, OCAT, Shenzhen
Forms of the Formless, Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Beijing – Bucharest, New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art, Muzeul Național de Artă Contemporană, Romania
RE-INK Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ink and Wash Painting 2000-2012, Today Art Museum, Beijing
55th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale – Cardinal Points of the Arts, Group Exhibition, Italy
Eight five -85, an Art School, The China Academy of Art Gallery, Hangzhou
2012Re-History, Chinese Contemporary Art Invitation Exhibition, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
2011Fusion – Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yiyuan Space, Wuhan
2010Under the Mind of Thinkers, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, Italy
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Fairy Tales Selections from the MaGMA’s Collection, Opera Gallery, Singapore
2009Beijing – Havana, China Contemporary Art Exhibition, Cuba Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
Normality, 2009 Art Works Show, New Space of Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan
Retrospect and Exploration, Collection Exhibition from Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Hubei Province Art Museum, Wuhan
2008Sequel, New Space of Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan
200785 & 89, 85 ART Mind and Post 89 Art, Expol-Sources Art Space, Beijing
85 New Wave, The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing
2nd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts, Forms of Concepts, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Chinese Contemporary SOCART, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Contemporary Cultural Venation-China Version, 2007 Credit Beijing Contemporary Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Wuhan! Wuhan!, 2007 Wuhan Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing
Gong Zhen, 2007 Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Guangdong; MoCA Shijiazhuang, Hebei
What’s Next?, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong
2006Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Limitation and Freedom, Art Center of ‘Fine Arts Literature’, Huhan, Hubei
New China, Pablo’s Birthday Gallery, New York, USA
The 1st Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, The China Millennium Monument, Beijing
2005Mahjong, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Conspire, Beijing TS1 Contemporary Art Center 1st Exhibition, TS1 Contemporary Art Center, Beijing
China, Contemporary Painting, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Bologna, Italy
2004The 1st Wu Han Nominative Exhibition of Fine Arts Literature, Art Gallery of Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan
Beyond Boundaries, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
2003The 3rd Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing
2002The First Guangzhou Trienniale – Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000), Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Chinart, Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum Kppersmhle Sammlung Grothe, Germany
The 17th Asian International Art Exhibition, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korean
A Point in Time, Meilun Art Museum, Changsha, Hunan
Conceptual Images, 2002 Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Guangdong
Paris-Pekin, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
2001The 16th Asian International Art Exhibition, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Hotpot, Kinesisk Samtidskunst, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
As Long as They Catch Mice…, Munkeruphus Gallery, Mumkerphus, Danmark
2000Society, The 2nd Academic Exhibition Upriver Gallery, Upriver Gallery, Chengdu
Global Conceptualism, Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, U.S.A.
Global Conceptualism, Miami Art Museum, U.S.A
Chinese Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Breda’s Museum, Parade, Italy
1999Fortune Global Forum, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jinmao Podium Bldg., Shanghai
Open the Channel, The Collection Exhibition of Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Shenyang
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
The 14th International Asian Art Exhibition, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
1998Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, BerlinHaus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
China! Touring Exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
1997Talk to China, Copenhagen, Denmark
Red & Grey-8 Chinese Artists, Soobin, Singapore
Quotation Marks, Chinese Contemporary Paintings, National Art Museum, Singapore
China! Touring Exhibition of Modern Art, Artist’s House, Vienna, Austria; Charlottenburg Exhibition Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark; Zacheta Modern Art Mudrum, Warsaw, Poland
1996Reality: Present& Future, ’96 Chinese Contemporary Art, International Art Palace, Beijing
China!, Touring Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
1995 New Asian Art Show: China, Korea, Japan Touring Exhibition, Osaka & Tokyo, Japan
Beyond Ideology, New Art from China, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Hamburg, Germany
1994China, Japan, Korea Modern Art Exhibition, Gallery of Capital Normal University, Beijing
The 2nd Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; National Art Museum of China, Beijing
199393′ Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Beijing
China’s New Art, Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
1992Guangzhou · The First 1990s’ Bienniale Art Exhibition, Guangzhou International Conference & Exhibition Center, Guangzhou
1991The First Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Beijing
1990I Don’t Want to Play Cards with Cezanne, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
1989China/Avant-Garde Art Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
Public Collections
He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Bonn Culture and Art Foundation, Bonn, Germany
Pacific Heritage Museum,San Francisco, USA
Hong Kong University Art Centre, Hong Kong
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, Italy
National Museum of China, Beijing
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Wubei Art Museum, Wuhan
Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen
DongyU Art Museum, Shenyang
Shanghe Art Museum, Chengdu
Art Archive Art Centre, Beijing
Shijiazhuang Contemporary Art Museum, Shijiazhuang
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Wemhöner Collection, Deutschland, Germany,
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
China Art Academy Art Museum, Hangzhou