Artist

Liu Xiaodong

Born in Jincheng, 1963 and lives in Beijing

Liu Xiaodong lives and works in Beijing but has undertaken projects in Tibet, Japan, Italy, the UK, Cuba and Austria, and closer to home, in Jincheng, in the north-eastern province of Liaoning, China, where he was born in 1963. He has a BFA and an MFA in painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (1988, 1995), where he now holds tenure as professor. He continued his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Complutense, Madrid (1998–99). Solo exhibitions include Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice (2015), Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2012) and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2010), while his work was been included in numerous group exhibitions such as the Shanghai Biennale (2000, 2010), the 15th Biennale of Sydney (2006) and the 47th Venice Biennale (1997).

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Liu Xiaodong. Painting as Shooting
This exhibition will be the first major European show to fully explore Liu Xiaodong‘s (b.1963,...
07 May 2015 - 02 Aug 2015
Exhibitions
Cross Section of a Revolution
Cross Section of a Revolution is a group exhibition at Lisson Gallery  that explores global aspects...
30 Jan 2015 - 07 Apr 2015
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M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art
M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art is a rigorously curated exhibition of highlights...
23 Feb 2016 - 05 Apr 2016
Exhibitions
Liu Xiaodong: Migrations
Starting 22 April 2016, the Strozzina area of Palazzo Strozzi in Florence will be hosting a major one-man...
22 Apr 2016 - 19 Jun 2016
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Datumsoria
Lisson Gallery supports the much-anticipated presentation of “Datumsoria“, an exhibition...
18 Sep 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
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Liu Xiaodong: Chittagong
As a leading figure amongst the neo realist Chinese painters, the artist’s practice tackles issues...
30 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
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The Restless Earth
La Triennale di Milano and the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi present La Terra Inquieta (The Restless Earth),...
28 Apr 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Exhibitions
Datumsoria: The Return of the Real
Co-presented by Chronus Art Center, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Nam June Paik Art Center and CAFA...
09 Sep 2017 - 18 Mar 2018
Exhibitions
Datumsoria
Co-presented by Chronus Art Center, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Nam June Paik Art Center and CAFA...
12 Jul 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
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Assembling
Assembling is a collective two-parts project: an exhibition in K11’s main exhibition hall and a city...
27 May 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Art Spaces
Lisson Gallery, 27 Bell Street
Galleries in London
Massimo De Carlo London
Galleries in London
Massimo De Carlo – Milan
Galleries in Milan
Yang Gallery Singapore
Galleries in Singapore
Massimo de Carlo, Hong Kong
Galleries in Hong Kong
Massimo De Carlo, Palazzo Belgioioso
Galleries in Milan
Massimo De Carlo, Casa Corbellini-Wassermann
Galleries in Milan