Curriculum Vitae of YUE MIN JUN

1962 Born in the town of Daqing in Heilongjiang Province, China.

1985     Studied in the Oil Painting Department of Hebei Normal University, China.


Art Experiences:


THE LAST SUPPER AFTER LEONARDO , Fondazione Stelline MilanoItaly

INK AT CURRENT- The 10th International Ink Art Biennale of ShenzhenOCATShenzhen



New York Fred Wilson ChandeliersPastSep 14–Oct 12, 2019

"The future and the Dream of the craft - to explore the World of Peach Blossom" at home and abroad excellent arts and crafts perspective art exhibition;October 8 -- November 7, 2019 Chongju, South Korea


China Contemporary Artists Manuscript Invitation ExhibitionSouth China Normal University Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou

Contemporary Chaos》,Vestfossen KunstLaboratoriumNorway

Fondation Cartier pour I'art contemporain A Beautiful ElsewherePower Station of ArtShanghai

The Road of Avant-garde Contemporary Art ExhibitionShenzhen NanShan museumShenzhen

China international import expo and art exhibitionNational Exhibition and Convention CenterShanghai, Shanghai

Shaped By 40 Artists Art HistoryPowerLong MuseumShanghai

Tramp over the mountains and rivers Zhangzhou invitational exhibition on contemporary paintingZhangzhou art museumFujian


Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts experimental art exhibition,Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts,

Tianjin, China;

Free field - Beijing 798 Guiyang contemporary art exhibition, Guiyang 798 Art Center,

Guiyang, China

out of the maze - Yue Minjun exhibition, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum, Shenyang, China;

Templon Daniel Templon,portrait dune galerie Chateau Labottiere, French

The First International Sculpture Exhibition In JinHai Lake, Beijing, China;

China national contemporary art archive opening exhibition, Beijing, China;

The Model of the World Zhangzhou International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Fujian, China;

YUEMINJUN  QUJIANXIONG》,Tian Jin Art Museum, Tianjin, China;

ANREN BIENNALEChengdu anren townSichuang, China

The New Frontier of the PaintingFondazione Stelline MilanoItaly

PRIMARY FORM IN RE-IDOL:YUEMINJUN, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China;


Art from heart, Eden Art, Beijing, China;



Air——Ningbo International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China;

Chuhu Ruxiang——Huan and Hubei Contemporary Artist Exhibition, Changsha, China;

Jiwu YilanConversation between the Power——BA Art Centre, Shanghai, China;

2106 the first Suzhou exhibition Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China;

2016 the third Nanjing International Art Exhibition - Nanjing baijiahu Art Museum, Nanjing, China;

KEEP CALM AND RE-PORTRAIT, Songzhuang Art Center, Songzhuang, China;



In Search of Meaning, the Human Figure in a changing world – Museum de Fundatie, Holland;

Open Minds, Works on Paper 2015 – K Gallery, Chengdu, China;

China 8 – Leihvertrag uber die Leihe von Kunstwerken fur die Ausstellung, Germanay;

Chinese Contemporary Art Yearbook 2014——BMAM, Beijing, China;

Art of the Chinese Garden——Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China;

Asian Biennial——Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou, China;

The 9th Songzhuang Culture and Art Festival 2015, Songzhuang literature museum of contemporary art, Songzhuang, China;

CIGE 11th 2015 BEIJING, Beijing National Convention Center, Beijing, China;



We and Them - Contemporary Art Exhibition, How Art Museum, Wenzhou, China;

Se - Context: 1984, Group Exhibition, 37.8 Art Lab, Beijing, China;

Galaxy Macau - Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Galaxy Macau, Macau;

China New Expression - Exhibition 1980-2014, China Art Museum Shanghai, China;

1960—Springs Center of Art, Beijing, China;

2014 Wuhan 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts: RE MODER NIZATION, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China;

8+1 A PROJECT OF EXPERIMENTAL ART, Guangdong contemporary Art Centre, Guangzhou, China;



Pure Views - New Paintings from China - Traditions Reactivated, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan;

Art Sanya 2013, International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sanya, China;

Re-portrait, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China;

Portrait of the Times, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China;



Face—Exhibition, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Passing Through Memory - Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum Opening ExhibitionSuzhou, China

Re-history-Chinese contemporary invitation exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shijiazhuang MOCA, China

The first Xinjiang Biennale, Xinjiang Art Center, Urumchi,China

Omen-2012 New Art, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Looking Awry, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

REAL LIFE STORIES”,Bergen Art Museum ,Norway;

Re ink:2000-2012 contemporary Chinese ink Invitation Exhibition, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China;



Unable Absence—Opening Exhibition of Chengdu Wenxuan Art Museum, Chengdu, China.

Pure Views—New Paintings from China,Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA

The Hague under the Heavens—Contemporary Chinese Art in Hague, Hague, Holland

Opening Of Chengdu MOCA Collecting history, Chengdu, China

2011 Character Art Festival between Mainland and Taiwan, National Palace Museum, Taiwan

Surreal versus Surrealism in Contemporary Art, IVAM, Valencia, Spain

2011 Pure Views—Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, Sichuan



The Official Opening of Minsheng Art Museum: Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Painting, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Reshaping History Chinese Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China

The Construction Dimension—2010 Chinese Contemporary Art International Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Representational Painting Research—Image Consumption, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

Pure Views — New Painting from China, Louise Blouin Foundation, London, UK

Ningbo—Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Painting, Ningbo, China

Made in Pop land, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea.



Beijing—Hawana: New Contemporary Chinese Art Revolution, Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, Hawana, Cuba

A Gift to Marco Polo: A Collateral Event for the 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice International University, Island of San Servolo, Venice, Italy

COLOSSAL: Art, Fact, Fiction —2000 years Varus Battle, Varus Battle in Osnabrücker Land, Archeological Museum and Park in Bramsche—Kalkriese, Germany

Vancouver Biennale 2009—2011, Vancouver, Canada

Yue Minjun Scene in 2009 Art, Changsha, Hunan Museum. China

Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition— 60th Anniversary, Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, HK

Mahjong—Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Embrace Suzhou—Exhibition of Chinese contemporary Arts, Suzhou Museum, China

Facing China—Works of Art from The Fu Ruide Collection, Ystads Konst Museum, Sweden; Salo Art Museum, Finland; Kuopio Art Museum, Finland; Haugar–Vestfold Kunst Museum, Thonsberg, Norway



2008  Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, China

Half—life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA

Mahjong—Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Museo de la Fundacion Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain; Berkeley Art Museum & the Pacific Film Archives, San Francisco, California, USA

Beijing—Athens Contemporary Art from China, City of Athens Technopolis, Greece

China's Revision—Focusing Beijing, Museum Ludwig, Koblenz, Germany

Facing China—Works of Art from The Fu Ruide Collection, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland; Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria; Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria

Hypallage—Post Modern Mode of Chinese Contemporary Art, OCT Art &Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China

The 3rd Nanjing Triennial, Nanjing, China

The Minds and Feel, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany. 

Blooming Flowers and Full Moon—Chinese Contemporary Art Collections Exhibition, Yuz Art Museum, Indonesia

Our Future: Collection of UCCA, UCCA, Beijing, China

Facing Reality—Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China.



China—Facing Reality, Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation, Vienna, Austria.

Post Martial Laws vs. Post “89: the Contemporary Art in Taiwan and China, Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Tai Wan, Songzhuang Art Museum, China.

Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Huston, USA.

We Are Your Future— Program for the 2nd Moscow Biennale, Art Centre, Moscow, Russia

Art and Collection—Poly 2007 Chinese Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition ,Poly Museum, Beijing, China

Passion for Art—35th anniversary of the Essl Museum collection, Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria

Energy: Sprite, Body, and Material—The First Today’s Document, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Chinese Contemporary SOCART, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Adidas "Gong Zhen" Sport in Art, MOCA Shanghai, China

The Supplemental History: Contemporary Art Works From GDMOA, GDMOA, China



The 1st  Annals Exhibition Of Chinese Contemporary Art, China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China

Radar—Selections from the Collection of Vicky and Kent Logan, Denver Art Museum, USA

Art in Motion, MOCA Shanghai, China

Shu: Reinventing Book in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute Gallery, New York, USA

China Now, Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Mahjong—Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany.

A Point In Time: Wuhan, Fine Arts Literature Art Centre, Wuhan, China

Jiang Hu—Europe and US Touring Exhibition, Tilton Gallery, NY&LA & Miami, US



Sky of Fate—Invited Exhibition of Chinese Paintings 2005, Shenzhen Art Museum, China

Plato and His Seven Spirits, BJ Century Overseas Chinese City, Shenzhen

OCT Contemporary Art Terminal of He Xiangning Art Museum, China

XIANFENG—Chinese Avant—garde Sculpture, Museum Beelden Aan Zee, Hague/Scheveningen, The Netherlands

Open 2005—International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Lido, Venice, Italy.

Mahjong: Sigg Collection of Modern Chinese Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, Switzerland.

Conceptual Art—Exhibit of Contemporary Paintings from China,

Shenzhen Art Museum, Guangdong, China.

No U—Turn: China Contemporary Art, TNUR Guando Museum of Art, Taiwan, China.

CP Biennale 2005: urban/culture, Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Post Modern Portraiture from the Logan Collection, The Logan Collection Vail, San Francisco, US

Dress Up in Art: Theme Exhibition on Traditional Chinese Operas, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China



Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art Exhibition from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.

Shanghai Biennale 2004: Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai, China.

Guangju Biennale 2004: A Grain of Dust, A Drop of Water, Korea.

Art on the Beach: Sculptures, Enrico Navarra Gallery, Ramatuelle, France.

China, the Body Everywhere? Maseille Museum of Contemporary Art, France.

Beyond Boundaries—the first anniversary of the Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

Mo! Autoritratti del XX Secolo, Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

Schoeni and Chinese Artists, Schoeni Gallery, HK, China

20 Years of Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong Art Center, China



The Rest of the World, Neuffer Am Park, Pirmasens, Germany.

CP Open Biennale 2003, Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Walking Forward—Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, NUS Museum, Singapore

People and People: Chinese Modern and Contemporary Art Collections of

GDMA, Guangdong Museum of Art (GDMA), Guangzhou, China.

Living Conditions: Selections from the GDMA Collection of Contemporary

Chinese Art, GDMA, Guangzhou, China.

Newe Kunsthalle Mannheim 2, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany.



Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition: Red Land, China, Gwangju Art Museum, Korea.

Korea and Chinese Painting—2002 New Expression, Seoul Culture & Art Center,


Chinese Contemporary Art, Rekjavik Art Museum, Iceland.

A Point in Time—Changsha, Beauty Art Museum, Changsha, China

The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China.

Inaugural Exhibition: Contemporary Terracotta Warriors, The Esplanade, Singapore.

Golden Harvest—Chinese Contemporary Exhibition, Croatia National Art Museum, Croatia.

Summer solstice—Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting, Yan Huang Art Centre, Beijing, China

The 1st Chengdu Biennale, China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China

Spring Group Exhibition, Art Beatus, Vancouver, Canada

Things We Believe, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany



Towards a New lmage—Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Painting,

National Art Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Sichuan Art Museum , Chengdu; Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China.

Hotpot: Chinese Contemporary Art, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

Ornament and Abstraction, Foundation Beyeler, Switzerland.

Song Zhuang, Stadtische Galerie im Buntentor Bremen & Kunstverein, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Dream 2001 Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, The Atlantis Gallery, London, UK

Take Part I, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne,Switzerland.

Group Exhibition, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada



Portraits of Chinese Contemporaries, The Culture Centre of Francois Mitterrand, France.

Between..., Chengdu Upriver Residence, Kunming Upriver Club, China.

Chinese walls, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie Exhibition, Galerie Serieuze Zaken/Canvas International Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our Friends, Bauhaus University Art Gallery, Weimar, Germany.

Futuro, Contemporary Art Centre of Macau



Open Boundary: the 48th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.

Transparence, opacité?—14 Chinese Contemporary Artists, France, Italy.

New Modernism for a New Millennium: Works by Contemporary Asian Artists from

the Logan Collection, Linn Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1999 Open ChannelsThe First Collecting Exhibition of Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Dongyu Museum, Shenyang, China.


The Grand Tour, Chinese Contemporary, London, England.

It's Me!—A Profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the 90s, Forbidden City & Tai

Miao, Beijing, China.

5000+10, Chinese Contemporary Gallery , UK; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain,

The First Exhibition of Upriver Gallery Collection, He Xiangning Art Gallery, Shenzhen, China.

Beijing Prediction: Contemporary Art of China, Beijing, China.



8+8—1 Selected paintings by 15 contemporary artists, Schoeni Art Gallery, HK

Red & Grey: 8 Avant—garde Chinese Artists, SooBin Art Gallery, Singapore

Quotation Marks”: Chinese Contemporary Paintings, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.

China Now, Tokyo, Japan; Basel, Switzerland.



China!, Bonn Art Museum, Germany; Kuenstlerhaus, Wien, Austria.



The Magnificent Duo— Recent Works by Yue Minjun and Yang Shaobin, Schoeni Art Gallery, HK,

5+5: Voices from Russia and China, Schoeni Art Gallery, HK,

Images of Women, Schoeni Art Gallery, HK,

Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition: From Realism to Post—Modernism, Theoremes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.



Faces Behind the Bamboo Curtain: Works of Yue Min Jun and Yang Shao Bin, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong.

8+8:China and Russia Avant—garde Oil Painting Exhibition, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong.



Yuan Ming Yuan Artists Exhibition, Yuan Ming Yuan, Beijing, China.



Contemporary Modern Art Exhibition, Beijing Friendship Guest House, China.



"S" Art Exhibition, Hebei Museum, China.


Solo Exhibitions:


PRIMARY FORM IN RE-IDOL:YUEMINJUN, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China;

out of the maze - Yue Minjun exhibition, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum, Shenyang, China;



Character Garden – Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition, LinbArt Gallery, Shanghai;

Nightingale – Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition, Brandts 13, Odense, Denmark;



The Big Faces - Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition, AMNUA, Nanjing, China;



Yue Minjun - NEO-idolatry, Museu de Arte de Macau, Macau;

Yue Minjun - Solo Exhibition, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France;

Received the Hans Christian Andersen Festivals' Award the Nightingale, Odense, Denmark;



L’Ombre du fou rire——Review Of Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition,  Foundation Cartier,France

The Tao of laughter, Harbour City Art Museum, HK

Trapped-Yue Minjun solo exhibition, Chengdu MOCA, Chengdu, China

Norway Bergen exhibition, Bergen, Norway;



Yue Minjun - The Archaeological Discovery in A.D 3009 - Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition, Arhus, Denmark;

Road –Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition,Pace Beijing Gallery,Beijing,China



The Spirit Scenes from Time Past — Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition of Paintings Series Landscapes with No One, Shanghai Gallery of Art , Shanghai, China



The Archeological Discovery in AD3009, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China.

Smile—isms, Arario Gallery, NY, US



Yue Minjun and the Symbolic Smile, Queens Museum, New York, U.S.A.

Yue Minjun: Looking for Art, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China.

Yue Minjun: I Love Laughing, Asia Society, New York, U.S.A.



Yue Minjun: Manipulation Series, Enrico Navarra Gallery, Paris, France

The Reproduction of Idols: Yue Minjun 2004—2006, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China.

Looking for Terrorists, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China.



Post Auratic Self Portrayal of Yue Min Jun, CP Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Yue Minjun—Serigraphic Screen Printing, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada



Yue Minjun: Sculptures & Paintings, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong.



Yue Minjun: Beijing Ironicals, Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

Yue Minjun, Meile Gallery, Switzerland.



Soaking In Silly Laughter: one of Art Singapore 2002, Soobin Art Gallery,


Yue Minjun: Manipulation, One World Art Center, Beijing, China.



Red Ocean—Yue Minjun, Chinese Contemporary, London. England.



Yue Minjun, Klaus Littmann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

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