Xue Song
1965Born in Dangshan County, Anhui Province
1988Graduated from the Shanghai Theatre Academy, Stage Design Department
Presently living and working in Shanghai
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2022Trans-Figuration, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2021Artistic Conception, Chun Art Museum, Shanghai
2020Chinese DNA, Powerlong Museum, Shanghai
2019Phoenix – Art from the Ashes, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai 
2017Pine, Smoke, Ink, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei
2016The Mountain Echoes, ShangART Singapore, Singapore
2015China Pop, Pacific Heritage Museum, San Francisco, USA
2013New Shanghai School, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
The Fragmented Time, Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an
2011Piercing Through History and the Fashions A retrospective from 1988 to 201, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2010A Fashion, or the History?, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2009To Review is to Learn Something New, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
Looking Back: Deconstruction Classics, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2008A Tale of Our Modern Time, Kwai Fung Hin, Hong Kong
Xue Song Solo Exhibition, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA
2007Xue Song Solo Exhibition, ArtChina, Hamburg, Germany
Xue Song, Chen Linghui Contemporary Space, Beijing
2005Xue Song Solo Show, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK
2003The Scenery and Fashion of Today, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
Xue Song Solo Show, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
2002Ver Da Ga, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
2000Standing on the Shoulder of Giants, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
1999Xue Song, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK
1997Xue Song, Gallery Ilse Lommel, Leverkusen, Germany
1996Xue Song Solo Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
1992Paintings by Xue Song, British Embassy in China, Beijing
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015Eight Views of Taiwan: Art Creation Project, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei
Secret Signs – Calligraphy in Chinese Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Harmony and Transition – Reflecting Chinese Landscapes, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
2014Ethic as the DNA of Art – the 9th Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy
2013Portraits of the Time –30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai
2012Images and Words – Since Magritte Era, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
Nature Attitude – Chinese Artists for Wildlife Conservation, Hanxiang Contemporary Art Center, Chongqing
2010Made in Popland, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Prose, Chinese Character – The Impression of Chinese Character Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2009Beijing – Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
Retrospect and Exploration, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
2008Chinese New Vision, Centro d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, La Spezia, Italy
Beijing – Athens, Contemporary Art from China, Technopolis (Gazi), Athens, Greece
The World of Other’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Lovely Blossoms and Full moon, YUZ Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007Chinese Contemporary SOCART, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2005Mahjong – Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Awaking – the French Influence on Chinese Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2004Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2002Paris-Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
Metaphysics 2002, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Ost + West, Vienna Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
1996China!, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
1988The 2nd Shanghai Youth Grand Fine Arts Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
1987Young Artists from Shanghai and Australia, Armidale Museum, Armidale, Australia
Selected Public Collections
Bonn Museum of Modern Art, Bonn, Germany
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing
Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an
National Art Museum of China, Beijing
Goetz Collection, Muinch, Germany
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA
Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation, Beijing
Juming Museum, New Taipei
Long Museum, Shanghai
How Art Museum, Shanghai
YUZ Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
Ginza Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Bank of East Asia Shanghai HQ, Shanghai
UBS Art Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Credit Suisse World HQ, Zurich, Switzerland
Bank J. Safra Sarasin, Basel, Switzerland
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Asia-Pacific HQ, Hong Kong
Nestlé World HQ, Vevey, Switzerland
Bayer Asia-Pacific HQ, Shanghai
Coca-Cola Company Asia-Pacific HQ, Hong Kong
Dow Jones & Company World HQ, New York, USA
W Hotel Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Crown Towers, City of Dreams, Macau
The Langham Hotel, Shanghai
HSBC World HQ, Hong Kong
MGM Cotai Macau, Macau
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA