Li Hongbo

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‘Skull’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 24 x 16 x 18 cm

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Born 1974 in Jilin, China

1996
Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts Department of Jilin Normal University, Jilin, China

2001
Master of Fine Art, Folk Art Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

2010
Master of Fine Art, Experimental Art Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Lives and works in Beijing, China

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Textbooks, Klein Sun Gallery, New York, NY

2015

Irons for the Ages, Flowers for the Day, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

2014

Li Hongbo: Tools of Study, Klein Sun Gallery, New York
Shadow of Knives, Contemporary by Angela Li, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

2013

Li Hongbo – Out of Paper, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany

2012

Pure White Paper, Dominik Mersch Gallery
A Tree Mizuma & One Gallery, Tokyo
Self, Schoeni Art Gallery, Beijing

2011

The World – Li Hongbo New Works Exhibition, Found Museum, Beijing

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2014, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing
On Paper Supreme 2016, National Exhibition Center 2H Museum, Shanghai
TRANS-DESIGN 2016 Shanghai Art & Design, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai
Echo of Civilization Crossing Dunhuang, Imperial Ancestral Temple Museum of Art, Beijing
Dunhuang – Song of Living Beings, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai

2015

River Festival, Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore
CODA Paper Art, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn
TA Era, Times Art Museum, Beijing
Forever Young, Asia University Museum of Modern Art, Taichung
Metaplasia – La China Ardente: Monumental Contemporary Sculptures, Anciens Abattoirs, Mons
Wiedergeburt der Unsterblichkeit – Zeitgenössische Kunt aus China, Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim bei Wels
FLOW_1: Italian and Chinese Contemporary Art in Dialogue, Palladian Basilica, Vicenza
Artisan & Craftsmanship 4: Exhibition on Installation Art, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing

2014

Pulp Culture: Paper is the Medium, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey
Once Upon a Time in Asia: The Story Tree, ACM Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore
Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn
Stacked & Folded paper as Sculpture, The Dennos Museum, Traverse City
The 12th National Exhibition of Experimental Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Experimental Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing
Re-Modernization: The 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan
Chinese Pose: The 3rd China Sculpture Exhibition, Shangdong Art Museum, Shangdong

2013

CODA Paper Art 2013, Coda Museum, Apeldoorn
Paper Works, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield
Hot Pot: A Taste of Chinese Contemporary Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Transformation – A Perspective of Contemporary Art, 53 Art Museum, Guangzhou
Freeze Frame Moments – 2013 Young Artist Invitational Exhibition, Nan Art Museum, Guangzhou
Insightful Charisma, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai
Tan Wei Guan Zhi, Wu Niu Visual and Packing Institute Visual Arts Museum, Chengdu
Art Sanya, The Forbidden City at Yalong Bay, Hainan
Shenzhen Chinese Ink Painting Biennial, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen
Datong 2nd International Sculpture Biennial, He Yang Museum, Datong, Shanxi
Evolution – Imagery, Jingren Paperlogue & Artron, Beijing

2012

All Our Relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney
Material –> Object, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York
Research Exhibition on Post-70’s Generation Artists Jianghan Star Plan, Wu Han Art Museum, Wu Han
The Start of a Long Journey: The Collection of Excellent Graduate Works from The Central Academy of
Fine Arts (2009 – 2011), Art @ Golden Square, London
1st Xinjiang Biennale, Xinjiang International Exposition Centre, Urumqi, Xinjiang

2011

Start from the Horizon: Chinese Contemporary Sculpture Since 1978, Sishang Art Museum, Beijing
Material –> Object, EK Projects, Beijing
Experimental Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing

2010

The Big Bang, White Rabbit Collection, Sydney
Journey of a Thousand Miles, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing
Object Energy, Found Museum, Beijing
Tien Kung Kai Wu, Deshan Art Space, Beijing
I’m on the Road to…, Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing

2007

The Desire for Material Welfare & No Wants, Jin Du Art Center, Beijing
Shared Time and Space, K Space, Beijing

21c Museum, Louisville, KY
53 Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
Found Museum, Beijing China
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney, Australia

 

2012
‘Skull’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 24 x 16 x 18 cm
‘Skull’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 24 x 16 x 18 cm
Young Man, 2012<br />
Paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded<br />
40 × 24 × 22cm
‘Young Man’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 58 x 33 x 27 cm
'Doll', 2012, Dimensions variable, paper and metal
'Doll', 2012, Dimensions variable, paper and metal,
‘Baby’, 2012, paper, glue, pram, compounded 85 x 26 x 18 cm, edition of 1
‘Baby’, 2012, paper, glue, pram, compounded 85 x 26 x 18 cm, edition of 1
‘Girl I’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 58 x 33 x 27 cm
‘Girl I’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 58 x 33 x 27 cm
‘Girl II’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 45 x 28 x 22 cm
‘Boy, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 40 x 24 x 22 cm
‘Smart doll 1’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 78 x 48 x 8 cm
‘Smart doll 2’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 78 x 48 x 8 cm
Smart doll 3’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 78 x 48 x 8 cm
‘Smart doll 4’, 2012, paper, glue, edition of 1, dimensions compounded 78 x 48 x 8 cm
‘Bones I’, 2012, paper, glue, size variable, edition of 2
‘Bones I’, 2012, paper, glue, size variable, edition of 2 (compounded)
‘Bones II’, 2012, paper, glue, size variable, edition of 2