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Li Hui

Artist Biography

Born in Beijing, China, 1977
Lives and works in Beijing, China


EDUCATION

2003
Graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Li Hui: V, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2015
Instant Insanity, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China
Ksana, Sandra Gering Inc., New York, NY

2014
Halcyon Fracture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2012
Void and Substance, Zadok Gallery, Miami, FL.

2011
Cage, Ernst Schering Foundation, Berlin, Germany
Uncertain Truth, Taipei MoCA, Taipei, Taiwan
V, Ullens Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Reality Impalpable, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2010
Transition, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany
Unexpected…, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
Who’s Afraid of Red, Amber and Green?, Light Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Gadgetry and Rites, Yuz Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia

2009
Entrance – Li Hui Solo Exhibition, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China
Dialects of Void & Substance, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Hong Kong, China
Between Dimensions, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2008
Shiny Li Hui, A Art Contemporary Space, Taipei, Taiwan
Samsara, Bund18 Creative Center, Shanghai, China

2007
Spin, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Myth/History II: Shanghai Galaxy, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China
Future, Now, SomoS, Berlin, Germany

2014
Outside the Lines, New Work From China, RH Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Sharks & Humanity, Musee Oceanographique de Monaco, Monaco, Monaco
Re-View---Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China
the 8 Paths, Ufferhallen Berlin, Berlin, Germany
MYTH/HISTORY - YUZ COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ART, YUZ Museum, Shanghai, China
Welcome to Parkview Green - Parkview Contemporary Art Collection, Parkview Green Exhibition Hall, Beijing, China
Sensorium 360, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, Singapore
By Destiny, Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema, Jeju, Korea

2013
@WHAT: Selected Works of Contemporary Chinese Art, Arko Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Artificial Natures, Maubeuge Espace Sculfort, Maubeuge, France
Artificial Natures, Maison des Arts de Creteil, Paris, France
Artificial Natures, Lille St Sauveur, Lille, France
Uneasy Trip in Asia, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2012
CHIMERA-THE COLLECTORS SHOW, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Licht Linien | Light Lines (un)wirklich | (un)real, Centre for International Light Art, Unna, Germany
Water Stains on the Wall-The Carrier of Formation, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China
I Light Marina Bay 2012, Marina Bay, Singapore
Lust and Love of the Young and Liberated, 798 Space, Beijing, China
Modern @ Modeng-Gallery Hotel Art Project, Gallery Hotel, Beijing, China Future Pass, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Future Pass, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Sky, Changjiang Art Centre, Chongqing, China

2011
Dual Senses and Dynamic Views-Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Taiwan Straits of 2011, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Dual Senses and Dynamic Views-Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Taiwan Straits of 2011, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Matière-Lumière Matter-Light, Béthune 2011 Capitale Régionale de la Culture, Béthune, France
CAR CULTURE. Medien der Mobilität, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Future Pass-Collateral Event of the 54th Venice Biennial, Fondazione Claudio Buziol Introduction, Venice, Italy
Translife: Media Art China 2011-International Tiennial of New Media Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
The Future is Already Here, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Start From the Horizon-Chinese Contemporary Sculpture since 1978, Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, China
REDEFINITIONS-THE QUESTIONG SPIRIT IN THE ART OF THE 1970S CENERATION, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Jakarta Biennale 2011-Maximum city: Survive or Escape?, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
Daybreak, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China
Daybreak, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea
Born in the 70s, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan Past/Present/Future, New Age Gallery Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan Optional Exercise, Li Space, Beijing, China
Past.Present/Future New Age Gallery Taiwan, Taichung, Taiwan
Optional Exercise, Li Space, Beijing, China
Endless Variations, Red Star Gallery, Beijing, China
Future Pass, Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2010
Internationale Lichttage Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Community of Tastes: Chinese Contemporary Art Since 2000, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
Asian Landmark: Toyota Art Project, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Filter Window-Yound Chinese Artists Group Exhibition, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
Clouds: Power of Asian Contemporary Art, Soka Art Center, Beijing, China
Negotiations-The Second Today’s Documents, PIFO Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Beyond Fashion-1st Crossover between Young Chinese Fashion Designers and Young Chinese, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
Trap, Art Issue Projects, Beijing, China
Artists,, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
East/West: Visually Speaking, MoCA Jacksonville, FL
Roundtrip: Selections from The Domus Collection, Ullens Center
(UCCA), Beijing, China

2009
Luminal Art, Gallery 100 Taipei, Taiwan
Art in Busan 2009: Inter-City, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, South Korea
Inter-City: Luminal Art in Busan, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, South Korea
Grand Opening of White Box Museum of Art and The Home Court, White Box Museum of Art, Beijing, China
Chasing Flames, Klein Sun Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Facing Reality, National Gallery of China, Beijing, China
Turn and Widen - 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
China: Facing Reality, National Gallery of China, Beijing, China
International Exhibition of Sculptures, Venice Lido, Venice, Italy
The Love of Art-Collecting Contemporary Art in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2007
Exit Festival, Maison des Arts et de la Culture of Créteil (MAC), Paris, France
Via Festival, Le Manège de Maubeuge, Maubeuge, France
#@%饿%日, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
Sensitivity, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China
MIRAGE, Oriental Vista Art Collection, Shanghai, China
2007 Beijing 798 Art Festival, Beijing Da Shan Zi 798, Beijing, China
Floating- New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
China: Facing Reality, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria
The Sixth Shenzhen Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition-A Vesta of Perspectives, He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2006
2006 Busan Biennale, Naru Park, Busan, South Korea
COLD ENERGY, PYO Gallery, Beijing, China
Er Ti Jiao, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
Unclear and Clearness, Heyriyi Asia Project, Seoul, Korea
Free Walk, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Asia Contemporary Art, Loop Art Centre, Seoul, Korea
2006 Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2005
Transparent Box, Jian Wai SOHO, Beijing, China
2005 Chengdu Biennial, Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China Ten Ten Thousand Years Ago, Back Modern City, Beijing, China
Fictitious Love, Shanghai MoCA, Shanghai, China
The Other End, He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2004
Playing with Chi Energy, House of Shiseido, Tokyo, Japan

2003
Sculpture Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Beijing, China
Driftage, Back Modern City, Beijing, China
Consubstantiality of Male and Female, 798 Western Art Section, Beijing, China

2002
International City Sculpture Exhibition, Beijing Sculpture Park, Beijing, China

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News

Li Hui Ksana Exhibition Response
May 27th, 2015

Li Hui materializes his exceptional vision of destruction and violence in sculpture as an allegory for human sociological interactions. The artist himself states of the exhibition, "The fusion of art and technology must reveal some truth about humanity." This can be seen in Ksana (derived from the ancient Sanskrit word for a fraction of a second in time) on view at the gallery through June 27th 2015.


"During the past decade, Li Hui has become recognized for creating surreal and symbolic installations that involve themes of time, space and light. He uses these evocative installations to get the viewers to question the importance or their everyday life..."
Read more on Visionaire


"Li’s work is remarkable for its skilled fusion of formal and emotive qualities..."
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Li Hui Ksana Interview With SinoVision.

Selected Press

Global Times
December 2015

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Art Source
March 2013

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The New York Times
March 2012

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ARTnews

Pollack, Barbara. “China: The Next Generation.” ARTnews, October 2011.

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ArtForum
July 2011

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Beautiful Decay
July 2011

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ML Art Source
June 2011

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Art Radar Asia
September 2010

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Centrum Kunstlicht
2010

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Saatchi On Line
January 2009

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Art Radar Asia
December 2008

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