Long March Space plays a vital role in pursuing new avenues of production, discourse and promotion of contemporary Chinese art on an international platform.Long March Space is renowned for its curatorial creativity, aiding with artist career development and offering one of the most comprehensive service platforms for the local arts community in China.
The gallery was founded by Lu Jie opening in the 798 Art District of Beijing in 2002. In its seven year history, Long March Space has produced over 70 exhibitions and projects, its four separate gallery spaces provide a leading venue for artist exhibitions and experimentation, helping realize ground breaking programs that push the limits of exhibition formats. Solo exhibitions by influential contemporary artists from China include Zhan Wang, Yang Shaobin, Chen Jieh-Jen, Yu Hong, Lin Tianmiao, Qiu Zhijie, Made In, Guo Fengyi, Wu Shanzhuan, Wang Jianwei, Chen Jie, Chen Qiulin, Xu Zhen, Zhang Hui, Zhou Xiaohu and Xiao Lu. The program also includes group exhibitions by leading artists from around the world.
Long March Space has also organized and help facilitate historical artist solo exhibitions at national level museums in China, including “Garden Utopia” Zhan Wang solo exhibition at the National Art Museum of China (May 2008) and “In and Out of Time” Yu Hong solo exhibition at the Guangdong Museum of Fine Arts (April 2009), being vitally involved in the curating and production of the exhibition, as well as the publication, video documentation and film production, and full promotional support both locally and internationally.
From curating, to exhibitions, to leading gallery space, the Long March Space’s multi-dimensional platform has earned it a reputation both locally and internationally as the most important art organization in China today.