Chronik

1955
Born in Chongqing, China
1957
Moved to Beijing
1977
Entered Printmaking Department, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
1987
MFA Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
1990
Moved to USA
MacArthur Foundation Genius Award
Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Currently lives and works in New York

Ausstellungen

2006
Brush and Ink: the Chinese Art of Writing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
2006
Fever Variations: The Sixth Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
2005
Text Me, Sherman Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2005
Body Temperature, China Millennium Monument Modern Art Museum, Beijing, China & Copenhagen, Denmark
2005
INK, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York
2005
On the Edge, Wellesley College, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and Stanford University, USA
2005
The Elegance of Silence, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Critic’s Choice, Foundation for Art & Creative Technology, UK
2004
East Wind, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Switzerland
2004
Twenty-sixth São Paulo Biennial, Pavilhão Ciccillo, San Paulo, Brazil
2004
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA
2004
Xu Bing & Gu Xiong, Museum of London, Ontario, Canada
2004
Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
2004
The Glassy Surface of a Lake, Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, USA
2004
Xu Bing in Berlin, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2004
The Well of Truth, Sala La Gallera, Valencia, Spain
2004
Where Does the Dust Collect Itself? National Gallery and Museum, Cardiff, Wales, UK
2004
Tobacco Project by Xu Bing, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
2003
Xu Bing, Chinese Art Centre, Manchester, UK
2003
Xu Bing, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong, China
2003
Book from the Sky, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, USA
2002
Living Word 2, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
2002
Xu Bing, Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
2000
National Gallery Prague
1999
Bates Museum of Art ME
1999
Banner Project, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1999
Half a Century of Chinese Woodblock Prints, The Museum of Art Ein Harod, Israel
1999
Global Conceptualism; Points of Origin, Queens Museum of Art New York, NY
1998
Crossings, The National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, Canada
1998
Site of Desire, Taipei Bienniale, Taipei Fine Art Museum Taipei, Taiwan
1998
Babylon Tower, New Museum of Contemporary Art New York
1998
The Wood Street Galleries Pittsburgh, PA
1997
Classroom Calligraphy, Fundacio Pilar i Joan Miro Mallorca, Spain
1997
lost letters, Asian Fine Arts Berlin, Germany
1997
Die Anderen Mordernen, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Germany
1997
Around Us, Inside Us. Continents, , Konstmuseet Boras, Sweden
1996
A Book From the Sky, University Art Museum Albany, NY
1995
Language Lost, Massachusetts College of Arts Boston, MA

Literatur

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