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Lei Hong

1960 Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province

1987 Graduated from Nanjing Academy of Arts, Nanjing

1993 Studied Engraving at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Currently lives and works in Changzhou

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Huo Ci Huo Bi – Hong Lei’s Exhibition,Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing

2013 You Jian Qiu Feng Xiao Se – Hong Lei’s Exhibition,Gallery 100, Tai Pei

2012 Perfume This Is Not – Hong Lei New Works, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

Mi Lou – Recent Works by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, New York

2008 Seasons Recent Works by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, New York

2007 Seven Worthies, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2006 Lost: New Works by Hong Lei, Aura Gallery, Shanghai

Still-Life: Photograph by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, New York

Ain’t Here: Photograph by Hong Lei, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai

Last Night in My Dream: Hong Lei’s Photographic Works, Jiansongge Gallery, Taipei

2003 Hong Lei’s Narrative: An Alternative Beauty, Chambers Fine Art, New York

2002 Chinese Texture of the Soul: Hong Lei’s Art Exhibition, Top Gallery, Shanghai and CAAW Gallery, Beijing

1993 Metaphysical Poetry: Hong Lei’s Art Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing and Nanjing Academy of Arts, Nanjing

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu

Reshaping History – Chinese New Paintings Exhibition, San Francisco

2010 Reshaping History – Chinese New Paintings Exhibition, London“Reshaping History” 2000-2009 Chinese New Art, Beijing

2008 55 Days in Valencia: An Encounter with Chinese Art Meeting, IVAM, Valencia

Case Studies of Artists in Art History and Art Criticism, SZ Art Center, Beijing

2007 Net: Re-imagining Space, Time and Culture, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing

2006 The 6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

2005 Mahjong-Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum, Bern

Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art Exhibition from China, Dublin

Always to the Front-Chinese Contemporary Art, Taipei

Living in Interesting Times: A Decade of New Chinese Photography, The Open Museums of Photography, Tel-Hai Industrial Park, Tel-Hai

Pele de cidade-imagens of Metropole Contemporanea, Macao

2004 Spellbound Aura: the New Vision of Chinese Photography, Taipei

Reality Spells-Conceptual Chinese Photography Since the 90s, Hong Kong

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography, New York

Young Artists from Korea, China and Japan, Seoul

2003 New Zone-Chinese Art, Warsaw

Recontres d’ Arles-Arles Photography Festival, Arles

Alors, La Chine?, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Pompidou Centre, Paris

Form China-Photographic Art Exhibition, Aarhus

A Strange Heaven: Contemporary Chinese Photography, Prague

Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao

2002 Future of the New Asia, Seoul

Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao

Dialogue: Beautiful and Tragic, Sino Spanish Photography Exhibition, Beijing

2001 Inaugural Exhibition of the New Gallery CAAW, Beijing

Wall to Wall: Naarden Photo Festival, Naarden

Cross Pressures: Contemporary Photography and Video from Beijing, Helsinki

Disorientation: Photography and Video in China Today, Chambers Fine Art, New York

2000 The Sun Rises in the East: The Current Artistic Scene in Asia, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles

From inside the Body: Chinese New Photography and Video, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York

1999 Innovation Part I, CAAW, Beijing

Modern Chinese Art Foundation: Inaugural Exhibition, Ghent

Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video, International Arts Festival, Tachikawa 99, Tachikawa

1998 Images Telling Stories: Chinese New Concept Photography Exhibition, Shanghai

1997 New Image: Conceptual Photography, Beijing

1992 Guangzhou Biennial Art Exhibition: Art in the 1990s, Guangzhou