Guo Wei

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Guo Wei's Biography

Guo Wei was born in Chengdu in 1960. He graduated from the Printing Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 1989 and he has held exhibitions at art museums and galleries all around the word. Currently he lives and works in Chengdu.


Solo Exhibitions:


2011 Dissociation - Guo Wei's Works (2010-2011), K. Gallery, Chengdu

2010 “Fabrication”, Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2008 “Guo Wei’s New Work”, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

2007 “Suppositional Selfhood”, Museum of Renaissance Art, Singapore

2006 “Attention Now”, Robert Li Art Gallery, Taiwan “Clouds in the Room”, LOFT Gallery, Paris, France

2005 “Netnote”, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing

2004 “Indoor, Mosquitos and Moth”, LOFT Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2002 Oriental Foundation, Macao

2001 FRUMKIN/DUVAL Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A. LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

2000 LOFT Gallery, Paris, France

1999 “Enswathement State”, Taiwan Mountain Art Gallery, Kaoshiung, Taiwan


Group Exhibitions:


2012 Omen 2012 - New Chinese Art,Shanghai Art Museum,Shanghai Vision - Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Z-art Center, Shanghai; K. Gallery, Chengdu

Companion - Guo Wei &Guo Jin’s Exhibition, Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an

2011 Dissociation - Guo Wei, K. Gallery, Chengdu

Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Pure Views, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA

Unable Absence, Wenxuan Art Museum, Chengdu


“Chinese Contemporary Art in the Year of the Tiger”, Centre Culturel de Rencontre, Abbaye de Neumunster, LUXEMBOURG

2009 “Face to Face”, Dolores de Sierra Gallery, Madrid, Spain

“Beijing - Havana”, Cuba National Art Musenm, Havana, Cuba

2008 “Beijing - Athens, Contemporary Art Exhibition from China”, Athens National Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece

2007 “Seven Aeroplanes”, Ming Art Gallery, Beijing “From New Figurative Image to New Painting”, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

“Intervein”, Goedhuis Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

“Black, White and Grey”, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2006 “Brother”, Cheng Xindong Space of Contemporary Arts, Beijing “Naked Truth”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

“True or False - Rediscovery of Contemporary Arts in Asia”, Heyri Art Foundation, Korea

2005 “Ineffable Happiness - Chinese Contemporary Arts Exhibition", Tamayo Contemporary Arts Museum, Mexico

“Don’t Look Back Tomorrow”, Guandu Gallery, Taiwan

“Chengdu Biennial", Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu

“Dream of Dragon Race”, MMAC Art College, Ireland

“France Montpellier Chinese Contemporary Art Biennale”, Montpellier, France

“Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Seoul Performing Art Centre, Korea

2004 “Face to Face - Six Painter and One Era”, Robert Li Art Gallery, Taiwan

“In Between”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

“Live in Chengdu”, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen

“Far & Close”, Chinese Art Centre, Manchester, Britain

“Figure”, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai “4+1”, Asia Art Centre, Taiwan

2003 “Avant-courier in China”, Foundation Culturegest, Lisboa, Portugal

“Arts from China”, Indonesia National Art Museum, Jakarta

“New Painting 2003”, Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

2002 “Chinese Modernity”, Arroro Arvalace Pentyato Foundation Art Museum, St. Paul, Brazil

“New Art from China”, Old House Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

“Guo Jin & Guo Wei”, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing

“First Triennial Chinese Art Exhibition”, Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou

“Guo Jin & Guo Wei”, Old House Gallery, New York, the U.S.A.

“Paris - Beijing”, Pierre Cardin Art Center, Paris, France

2001 “Next Generation - Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition", Pasaro Terrence Art Museum, Paris, France

“Chengdu Biennial”, Chengdu Modern Art Museum, Chengdu

“Guo Wei & Guo Jin”, Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery, London, Britain

“Dream: 2001 Chinese Contemporary Arts”, Honglou House Gallery, London, Britain

2000 “New Painting Exhibition of Guo Wei, Guo Jin”, Old House Gallery, Beijing

“Future - Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Macao

“Century Gate”, Chengdu Modern Art Museum, Chengdu

1999 “Deputy of the People”, Newcastle, Britain

“The 14th International Invite Exhibition in Asia”, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

“Century Gate Invite Exhibition”, Chengdu Modern Art Museum, Chengdu

“Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

1998 “Bemusement - Chinese Contemporary Painting and Photograph Exhibition”, Amsterdam, Netherland

“Guo Wei & Guo Jin Art Exhibition”, FLANDERS, Minneapolis, U.S.A.

“Guo’s Exhibition”, Soobin Art Int'l Gallery, Singapore

1997 “East and East Meets West”, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, the U.S.A.

“8+8-1 - Circuit Exhibition of Fifteen Contemporary Artists”, Schoeni Gallery, Hongkong

“The First Contemporary Art Inviting Exhibition”, Hongkong Art Centre, Hongkong

1996 “Chinese Oil Paintings Exhibition: From Realism to Post-modernism”, Theoremes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

“Works from Fifteen Chinese Artists and Studios”, Reithalle, Munich, Germany; Littman Kunstprojekte

“China Arts Now”, Basel, Switzerland; Kirin Art Space, Tokyo, Japan

1994 “94 Strange Instance”, Display Museum of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing

1993 “The First Chinese Oil Painting Biennale Exhibition”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1992 “Post - 89 Chinese New Art Exhibition”, Hong Kong

“The First Guangzhou Biennale”, exhibit center of the Central Hotel, Guangzhou

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