Artists

Profile

Works and Lives in Beijing
2008
BFA, Oil Painting Department, Shenyang Normal University
1986
Born in Liaoning Province

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019
"Who Are Interested in Us," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"ROOTS," A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
"He Xiangyu," Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
2017
"Turtle, Lion and Bear," Qiao Collection Space, Shanghai, China
2016
"Save the Date," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"Save the Date," Kaikaikiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2015
"New Directions - He Xiangyu," UCCA, Beijing, China
2014
"He Xiangyu," White Cube, London, UK
2013
"CROSSED BELIEFS," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
2012
"HE XIANG YU," WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
"A4 Young Artist Experimental Season 2nd Round Exhibition," A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China
"Cola Project," 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
2011
"The Death of Marat," Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany
"Man on the Chairs," WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
"The Coca Cola Project," LOFT art gallery, Paris, France
2010
"The Coca Cola Project," WALL art Museum, Beijing, China
2008
"The Origin of Everything," RAAB art Gallery, Beijing, China
"The Illusion of Dongba," Shenyang normal University, Shenyang, China
2007
"The City of Imagination," Jiudian gallery, Beijing, China
"My World," XYZ art gallery, Beijing, China
2005
"Thoughts Surging in the Heart," Shenyang normal University, Shenyang, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
"Border Crossings: North and South Korean Art from the Sigg Collection," Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
"Pavilion of the P. R. China At The 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia," He Art Museum, Shunde, China
"Reconnecting," Surplus Space, Wuhan, China
"Collection of Qiao Zhibing | Aesthetics," TANK Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2020
"On Everyone’s Lips, From Pieter Bruegel to Cindy Sherman," Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
"100 Drawings From Now, The Drawing Center," New York, USA
"As Times Goes By, New Story from Garden," Cang Lang Ting The Surging Wave & Ke Yuan, Suzhou, China
"Studio Berlin, Cooperation between Boros and Berghain," Berghain, Berlin, Germany
"From Treatise on Superfluous Things," Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China
"Pavilion of the P. R. China At The 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia," Chengdu, China
"Eastern Suburb-International Art Exhibition Center," Chengdu, China
"The C," TANK Shanghai, Shanghai, China
"Étude," Aranya Art Center, Beidaihe, China
"Facing the Collector -The Sigg Collection of Contemporary Art from China," Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy
"Egg," Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany
"SCAI 30th Exhibition," SCAI PARK, Tokyo, Japan
2019
"Chinese Whispers: Recent Art from the Sigg Collection," MAK, Vienna, Austria
"Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions 2019," Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Art Wuzhen," Zheijang Province, China
"Under Construction," TANK, Shanghai, China
"Re-," Chinese National Pavillion, The 58th Venezia Biennale, Venezia, Italy
"Remapping Rellaly-Selected Video Collection from Wang Bing," OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China
"Extreme Mix," Guangzhou Airport Biennale, China
"The Allure of Matter: Material Art From China," LACMA, California, USA; Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA; Wrightwood 659, Chicago, USA
"5th Ural Industry Biennale of Contemporary Art," Ural, Russia
"The Long Term You Cannot Afford," SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
"Cosmopolis #2," Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2018
"Trans-kulturale,” Konfuzius-Institut, Nuremberg, Germany
"Compolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence," Mao Jihong Arts Foundation in collaboration with Centre Pompidou, Chengdu, China
"New Networks: Contemporary Chinese Art," Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
"4th China Onscreen Biennial," Los Angeles, USA
"A Chinese Journey: The Sigg Collection," Het Noordbrabrants Museum, s-Hertpgenbosch, Netherlands
2017
"The Swim(premiere)," Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA; “The Swim (screening)," Stadtkino Basel, Basel, Switzerland; 4A Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art, Sydney, Australia
"Bunker #3," Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany
"Frontier: Re-assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics," OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Institute of Fine Arts Presents "chin(A)frica," The Duke House, New York University, New York, USA
"Asian Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition," Culture City of East Asia 2017, Kyoto, Japan
"Recent Acquiitions, Recent development," Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Create Space," A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China
2016
"Hedge House Wijlre: Family Tree, Contemporary Chinese Art from Sigg Collection," Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands
"Our Paintings," Yang Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Chinese Whispers," Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
"Everyday Legend," Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
"Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000," Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
"2nd Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art: Weaving & We," Zheijiang Art Museum, Zheijiang, China
"Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs," Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila, Philippines; Para Site, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong,
"The 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival: HISTORICODE: Scarcity and Supply," Baijia Lake Museum, Nanjing, China
"Yinchuan Biennale: For An Image, Faster Than Light," Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan, Yinchuan, China
"New Capital," Museum of Contemporary Art Hengdu, Hengdu, China
"On Drawing: Apperceive of Liberation," Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
"JUXTAPOZ x SUPERFLAT," PIVOT ART and CULTURE, Seattle, USA
2015
13th Biennnale de Lyon, Lyon, France
"Ink remix: Contemporary Art from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong," Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, Australia
"Fire and Forget. On Violence," KW Institut, Berlin, Germany
"28 Chinese," Asian Art Museum, San Francisico, USA; San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas, USA
"2nd CAFAM-Future Exhibition: Observer-Creator," CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China; K11 Art Center, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
"The System of Objects," Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
"Mass Group Incident," A4 Center for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
2014
Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
"Future Generation Art Prize: Exhibition of Shortlisted Artists," Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
"Inhabiting the World - Busan Biennale," Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
"Visions of Proximity," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"Find Asia," YCC Yokohama Creativity Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
"Through All Ages," Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China
2013
"Criss-Cross," Long Museum Pudong, Shanghai, China
"28 Chinese," Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
"Inter-Vision. A Contemporary Exhibition Across The Strait," The National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
"FUCK OFF II," Groninger Museum, Groninger, Netherlands
"Inter-Vision. A Contemporary Exhibition Across The Strait," National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
"MEMO I," WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
"ON|OFF," Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2012
"Get it louder," The Orange at Sanlitun Village, Beijing, China
"2012 Shanghai Sculpture Programme---Life Latitude," Shanghai Painting & Sculpture institute, Shanghai, China
"Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability," Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
"Memo to the Unknown," Gallery 100, Taipei, Taiwan
"MIND SPACE: Maximalism in Contrasts," DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, USA
"Example to Follow! - Expeditions in Aesthetics and Sustainability," Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
"Maximalism in Contrasts," Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, New York, USA
2011
"Shanshui – Poetry without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art," Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
"Artistes Chinois / Artistes Marseillais / Correspondances?," L’AlcazarBibliothèque de Marseille, Marseille, France
"Options," Li SPACE, Beijing, China
"DAS ICH IM ANDEREN," Mercator Foundation, Essen, Germany
"MIND SPACE: Maximalism in Contrasts," Frick Art Museum, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
2010
"An Exhibition of YCA," LI-SPACE art gallery, Beijing, China
"MIND SPACE: Maximalism in Contrasts," Contrasts gallery, Shanghai, China
"Reshaping History," Today art Museum, Beijing, China
"Exhibition of Asian Abstract Art," 501 art gallery, Chongqing, China
2009
"Indoor Service," Molang art space, Xian, China
"School of Image --Century Mind," Today art Museum, Beijing, China
"Beautiful City," The international art exchange center, Taipei, Taiwan
2008
"Emergence," 798 Times Space, Beijing, China
"Beijing Direction—Tribal Art of Dongying," RAAB gallery, Beijing, China
"Chinese Yong Artists Exhibition," Austria’s capital Shengboerteng St. City Hall, Austria
"Deep Breath in 2008," The full angle Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2007
"New Chinese Painting Group Exhibition," SCHILL art gallery, Stuttgart, Germany
"The Modern Oil Painting Exhibition," Sangshan Museum, Shenzhen, China
"Chinese Yong Artists Exhibition," Winkel Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Chinese Yong Artists Exhibition," RAAB Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2004
"Homeland," Shenyang Normal University Museum, Shenyang, China

Public Collections

A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Art Vintage, Israel
Artron Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Asymmetry Art Foundation, London, UK
Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany
Castello Di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Domus Collection, New York, USA
Fatima and Eskander Maleki Foundation, London, UK
François Pinault Collection, France
Frank Yang Collection, Shenzhen, China
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, UAE
JNBY, Hangzhou, China
KADIST, Paris, France
Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Long Museum, Shanghai, China
M Woods Gallery, Beijing, China
M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong
Mercator Foundation, Essen, Germany
New Century Art Foundation, Beijing, China
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
SiShang Art Museum, Beijing, China
TANK, Shanghai, China
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Yinchuan Art Museum, Yinchuan, China