Sui Jianguo

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Made in China , 2002 Polyresin H: 24 X W: 34.2 X D: 13.2 In © Lillian Heidenberg Fine Art
Slave, 1998 Bronze Peint H: 235 X W: 106 X D: 82 Cm © JGM.Galerie
Monumenta , 1992 Pencil On Paper H: 11.4 X W: 16.1 In © Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery
Mao Jacket/Legacy Mantle, 2002 Steel © Sui Jianguo
Windy City Dinosaur rendering, 2009 © Sui Jianguo
© Today Art Museum
© Today Art Museum
Kill, 1996 Caoutchouc Industriel Et Clous H 88 X Diam. 78 Cm © JGM.Galerie
Dream Stone , 2010 H: 230 X W: 370 X D: 270 Cm © JGM.Galerie
A Manmade River , 2009 Mixed Media H: 75 X W: 62 X D: 50 Cm © Contemporary By Angela Li
Limited Movement by Sui Jianguo, 14 to 28 Jan 2012 Mixed Media Various Sizes © none
Drapery folds – the Discobolus, 2012 © Sui Jianguo
Bound Slave, 1998 Painted Cast Bronze 90 1/2 X 31 1/2 X 23 1/2 © courtesy of L.A. Louver
© Courtesy of the Artist and Pace Beijing
Quick Facts
Qingdao, China
Birth year
Lives in
Beijing, China



Born 1956 in Qingdao, China. Professor and Chairman, Department of Sculpture, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, China with MFA., 1989.

Solo Exhibitions

“Motion/Tension : New Work by SuiJianguo",Today Art Museum ,Beijing,China

“Art  Time Square-Exhibition of works by Sui Jianguo”  HongKong,China
“Revealing Traces”, Joyart, Beijing, China

“Dian Xue - Sui Jianguo Art Works”, OCAT, Shanghai, China
“Speeding up – Sui Jianguo Space Video”, Arario, Beijing, China

“Sui Jianguo: The Sleep of Reason”, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

“Clothes Veins Study”, Passage Gallery, Beijing, China

“You Meet the Shadow of Hundred Years”, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

“Exhibition of Works by Sui Jianguo”, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong

“Deposit and Fault”, New Delhi Culture Center, India

“Exhibition of Works by Sui Jianguo”, Hanart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
“Remembrance of Space”, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China

Group Exhibitions

"09 Art Changsha" Hunan Museum, Changsha , China
"Conversation With Chinese Contemporary Sculpture" Millennium Park, Chikago, USA
"State Legacy-Research in the visualisation of political history" Manchester, MMU, UK
"Spectacle—to each his own" Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

“Art and Chinese Revolution” Asia Society, New York
“Beyond-Sotheby’s at Chatsworth” Chatsworth, UK “Conciliatory-Bozinan Biennalia” Bozinan Art Museum, Poland
“Come Over” Li Space, Caochangdi, Beijing
“Hanging in Sky Drifting on Surface”  Linda Gallery, 798 Beijing
“Reflective Asia—3rd Nanjing Triennial” Nanjing Musuem, Nanjing
“Hypallage—The Post-Moden Mode of Chinese Contemporary Art” The OCT Art & Design Gallery,  Shenzhen, China.
“Half-life of a Dream—Contemporary Chinese Art”  SFMOMA, USA
“Ships at Sea” – Henk Visch & Sui Jianguo, C- Space, Beijing, China
“New World Order”, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
“Free Fall”, Chen Ling Hui Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
“Crouching Paper Hidden Dragon” F2 Gallery  Caochangdi, Beijing
“Hunting Birds”, Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China
“Energy—Spirit,Body,Material,  The First Today’s Documents 2007” Today’s Art  Museum,  Beijing.
“Forms of Concepts—the reform of concepts of Chinese contemporary Art 1987-2007” Hubei Art Museum, Wu Han, China.
“Red Hot-Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection” the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
“Metamorphosis: The Generation of Transformation in Chinese Contemporary Art “, Tampere Art Museum, Finland
“Fashion Accidentally”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
“What is Monoha?”, B.T.A.P., Beijing, China
“Breathe”, Jinan, China “Top 10 Chinese "Contemporary Sculptors”, Asia Art Center, Beijing, China
“Chinese Contemporary Socart”, The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
“We Are Your Future - Special Project for 2ndMoscow Biennale”, Russia

“City in Progress / Live from Zhang Jiang”, Shanghai, China
“Double-kick Cracker”, Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China
“Susi - Future & Fantasy”, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, The Philippines
“Absolute Images”, Arario Tian, South Korea
“China Trade”, International Center for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada
“Jianghu”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
“Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China”, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
“On the Edge”, Davis Museum and Culture Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA

“Beautiful Cynicism”, Arario, Beijing, China
“Ten Thousands Year”, Postmodern City, Beijing, China
“To Each His Own”, Zero-Space 798, Beijing, China
“Xianfeng! Chinese Avant-garde sculpture, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, The Netherlands
“Transportation Box”, Jianwai SOHO, Beijing, China
“On the Edge - Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West”, Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, California, USA
“Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

“Now - Conceptual Estate in Shanghai”, Shanghai, China
“The First Nominative Exhibition of Fine Art Literature”, Wuhan, China
“Sculpture by the Sea”, Sydney, Australia
“Gods Becoming Men”, Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece
“What Is Art - Two Wrongs Can Make One Right”, Xian Art Museum, Xian, China
“Playing With Chi Energy”, House of Shiseido, Tokyo, Japan
“L’art à la Plage”, Nice, France
“Exposition des Sculptures Chinoises”, Jardin Des Tuileries, Paris, France
“Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China”, International Center of Photography/Asia Society, New York, USA
“Le Moine et le Démon”, Lyon Contemporary Art Museum, Lyon, France
“Busan Sculpture Project”, Busan, South Korea
“Light As Fuck”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
“Beyond Boundaries”, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

“Open the Sky: Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“The Sea and the Music: Modern Sculpture Exhibition”, Xiamen, China
“Left Wing”, Left Bank Plaza, Beijing, China
“Conceptual Estate”, Shenzhen, China
“Exhibition of Modern Ceramic Art”, Fushan, China
“Second Reality”, Pingod Space, Beijing, China
“Red Memory - Left Hand and Right Hand”, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
“Today’s Chinese Art”, Shijitan, Beijing, China
“Open Time”, National Art Gallery, Beijing, China
“Contemporary Sculpture - China Korea Japan”, Osaka Museum, Japan
“Beaufort Triennial Contemporary Art by the Sea”, Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Belgium

“Paris – Pékin”, Palace Cardin, Paris, France
“Mirage”, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
“1st Guangzhou Triennial”, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
“Beijing Afloat”, B.T.A.P., Beijing, China
“Made in China”, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum,Duisburg, Germany
“Triennial of Chinese Art”, Guangzhou Museum, Guangzhou, China
“Modernity in China - 1980-2002”, Fondacion Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), Sao Paolo, Brazil
“Artists of Ideal”, Contemporary Art Center, Verona, Italy
“Made By Chinese”, Gallery Enrico Navara, Paris, France
“Made in China”, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, USA 2001
“Transplantation In Situ”, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
“Dream 2001 - Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition”, Red Mansion, London, UK
“Forever”, Canadian Embassy, Beijing, China
“Open 2001- Fourth International Sculpture and Installation”, Venice, Italy
“Art on the Beach”, Nice, France
“Between Earth and Heaven: New Classical Movements in the Art of Today”, Museum Of Modern Art, Oostende, Belgium

“Shanghai Spirit - Shanghai Biennale”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“Sui Jianguo and Zhan Wang”, Galerie Loft, Paris, France
“Sharing Exoticisms - Contemporary Art Lyon Biennale”, Lyon, France
“Chinese Contemporary Sculpture Invitational Exhibition”, Qingdao Sculpture Museum, Qingdao, China

“Second Annual Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition”, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
“Gate of the Century”, Chengdu Art Museum, Chengdu, China
“Avant-garde in China”, Galerie Loft, Paris, France
“Les Champs de la Sculpture 2000”, Paris, France
“The Fourteenth International Asia Art Exhibition”, Asia Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
“Volume and Form - Singapore Art Festival”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
“Four Artists”, Beijing Art Warehouse, Beijing, China
“Departure From China”, Beijing Design Museum, Beijing, China
“China 1999”, Limn Gallery, St Francisco, USA
“Transience: Chinese Art at the End of the Twentieth Century”, David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, USA

“Personal Touch - Chinese Contemporary Art”, TEDA Contemporary Art Museum, Tianjin, China
“First Annual Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition”, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
“Im Spiegel der Eigenen Tradition - Contemporary Chinese Art”, German Embassy, Beijing, China
“A Revelation of 20 Years Contemporary Chinese Art”, Forbidden City, Beijing, China
“Vivre Life - Eight Artists Exhibition”, Wan Feng Gallery, Beijing, China

“Dream of China - Chinese Contemporary Art”, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China
“Continue - Five Sculptors’ Exhibition”, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China
“Sui Jianguo & Li Gang”, Contemporary Chinese Sculpture, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
“A Point of Contact – Korean, Chinese and Japanese Contemporary Art”, Taegu Culture Hall, Taegu, Korea

“First Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Artists,” Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong
“Reality, Present, and Future - Chinese Contemporary Art”, Beijing International Art Museum, Beijing, China
“From the East of Asia - Installation & Painting”, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
“Works Nominated by Art Critics (Sculpture and Installation) in Jiangsu Monthly Magazine”, Beijing, China

“Women Site”, Beijing Contemporary Art Gallery, Beijing, China
“Plan for Development”, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China
“From the Middle Kingdom - Chinese Avant-garde Art Since 1979”, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

“Substance and Creativity: Asian Arts and Craft from Its Origin to the Present Day”, Hiroshima, Japan

“Sui Jianguo and Wang Keping Sculpture Exhibition”, Chinese Modern Art Center, Osaka, Japan
“China’s New Art post 1989”, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong

“Contemporary Young Sculptors", National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China
“Position '92”, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China

“Exhibition of Art Workshop No. 1”, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China

“Exhibition of Young Artists in Shandong”, Jinan, China

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