Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei Cube Light 2008
Photo: Keizo Kioku

BIOGRAPHY

Ai Weiwei
Born 1957 in Beijing
Lives and works in Beijing, China and Berlin, Germany

– Selected Solo Exhibitions –

2018 Fan-Tam, Mucem, Marseille, France
Inoculation, Corpartes, Santiago, Chile
2017 Law of the Journey, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
#AiWeiwei, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Maybe, Maybe Not, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Trace, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, Public Art Fund, NY,USA
2016 Ai Weiwei: translocation – transformation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
Libero, Palazzo Strozzi, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, Lisson Gallery, NY, USA
Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, Mary Boone Gallery, NY,USA
Ai Weiwei: Fondation, Lisson Gallery, London, England
2015 Ai Weiwei, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2014 On the table. Ai Weiwei, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Spain
@Large: Ai Weiwei On Alcatraz, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, USA
Ai Weiwei in the Chapel, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK
According to What?, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
2013 According to What?, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA
Disposition, collateral event of the 55th Venice Biennale, Zuecca Project Space, Giudecca and Chiesa Sant’Antonin, Venice, Italy
Resistance and Tradition, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain
Circle Of Animals / Zodiac Heads,Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA;Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA; Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA; The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, Texas, USA;Arken Museum of Modern Art, Skovvej, Denmark
2012 Rebar Lucerne, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
Sunflower Seeds, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012, Designed by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, London, UK
According to What?, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA
Perspectives: Ai Weiwei, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
Ai Weiwei, Museum de Pont, Tilburg
Interlacing, Jeu de Paume, Paris,France; Kistefos-Museet, Jevnaker, Norway
2011 Teehaus, 2009, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin
Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads, Taipei Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan,Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza Central Park, New York and The Courtyard at Somerset House, London
Ai Weiwei, Foto Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland
Ai Weiwei, Lisson Gallery, London
Ai Weiwei, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Ai Weiwei, Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BC AD 2010), Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Ai Weiwei, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
Ai Weiwei in New York, Fotografien 1983-1993 – Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Ai Weiwei Absent, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei
2010 Ai Weiwei, Faurschou Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cube Light, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
A Few Works from Ai Weiwei, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany
The Unilever Series: Ai Weiwei, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London, UK
Hurt Feelings, Galerie Christine Koenig Galerie, Vienna, Austria
Ai Weiwei, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
Dropping the Urn, ceramics 5000 BCE 2010 CE, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, USA
Ai Weiwei, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Barely something, Stiftung DKM, Duisburg, Germany
Dropping the Urn, ceramics 5000 BCE 2010 CE, Arcadia University Gallery, Glenside, USA
2009 With Milk_find something everybody can use, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain
World Map, Faurschou Gallery, Beijing, China
So sorry, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
According to What?, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Ways Beyond Art, Ivory Press Space, Madrid, Spain
Four Movements, Phillips de Pury, London, UK
Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
2008 Ai Weiwei, Albion Gallery, London, UK
Ai Weiwei, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Under Construction, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Campbelltown Arts Center, Sydney, Australia
Illumination, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
Go China! Ai Weiwei, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
2007 Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Traveling Landscapes, AedesLand, Berlin, Germany

– Selected Group Exhibitions –

<td>Rema(i)nders, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China

2018 21st Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2017 Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Yokohama Triennale 2017, Yokohama, Japan
2016 Megacities Asia, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Landscapes After Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont
2015 28 Chinese, Asian Art Museum, San Franciso; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, USA
[7P] – [7] Places [7] Precarious Fields, 6th Fotofestival, Zephyr der
Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, Germany
The Order of Things, The Walther Collection, Neu Ulm, Germany
The Enchanted Garden of Ai Weiwei, Palazzo Tè, Mantova, Italy
2014 1 + 1 = 1: When Collections Collide, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada
Grip friheten! Take Liberty!, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Norway
KUB Collection Showcase, New Acquisitions from Ai Weiwei to Zoberning, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Performance and Imagination: Chinese Photography 1911 – 2014, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Museum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
When now is minimal, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
2013 Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, USA
28 Chinese, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Collection, Miami, USA
EMSCHERKUNST.2013, Duisburg, Dinslaken, Oberhausen, Essen, Bottrop, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
中 (Middle), Not Vital Foundation, Ardez, Switzerland
Back to Earth. Von Picasso bis Ai Weiwei, Die Wiederentdeckung der Keramik in der Kunst, Herbert-Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany
Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
German Pavillion 2013, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Circles I Kreise, Bamberg, Germany
A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, ghosts, rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong story, Para Site, Hong Kong
Moving: Norman Foster On Art, Carré d’Art, Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, France
Duchamp and / or / in China, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China
Yes, naturally. How art saves the world, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Den Haag, Netherlands
China China, The PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Freedom!, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germany
Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design, MAD Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Of Bridges & Borders, Valparaiso, Chile
2012 Privat, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Beyond the Wall, Catello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
Art and Press. Kunst. Wahrheit. Wirklichkeit, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie,Karlsruhe, Germany
Public: Collective Identity: Occupied Space, Contact Photography Festival 2012, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
2011 Mit Feuer und Flamme – Keramik in der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Villa Rot, Burgriden-Rot, Germany
4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
The Art of Deceleration. Motion and Rest in Art from Caspar David Friedrich to Ai Weiwei, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Camulodunum, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
Shanshui Poetry without Sound Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
The last freedom From the pioneers of Land-Art oft he 1960s to nature in cyberspace, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
I promise to love you, Caldic Collection, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2010 29th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paolo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2010 Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
Taking a Stance, 8 Critical Attitudes in Chinese and Dutch Architecture and Design, OCAT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China
Regionale 10, Liezen, Austria
The Problem of Asia, Chalk Horse, Sydney, Australia
Marcel Duchamp and the Forestay Waterfall, Salle Davel, Cully, Switzerland
Lost and Found, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
Taking a Stance, 8 Critical Attitudes in Chinese and Dutch Architecture and Design, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Acconci Studio + Ai Weiwei: A Collaborative Project, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Taking a Stance, 8 Critical Attitudes in Chinese and Dutch Architecture and Design, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010), Target Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA
Taking a Stance, 8 Critical Attitudes in Chinese and Dutch Architecture and Design, Dutch Culture Center, Shanghai, China
Radical Conceptual, Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Contemplating the Void, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2009 Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Fascination with the Foreign: China Japan Europe, The Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany
Garbage, AfterGallery, projectroom, Moscow, Russia
Attitude, Shit-art Center, Zhengzhou, China
Pete and Repeat the works from the Zabludowicz Collection, 176, London, UK
Void of Memory, Kimusa of Platform 2009, Seoul, Korea
Fairytale, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
I want to talk to you, T.art Center, Beijing, China
The Big World: Recent Art from China, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA
Map Games: Dynamic of change, Center for Contemporary Arts (CAOS), Terni, Italy
United Technologies, Lismore Castle, Lismore, Ireland
The Making of Art, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Action Camera: Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA
2008 Earthquake, Art Channel, Beijing, China
China: Construction / Deconstruction – Chinese Contemporary Art, Museu de Arte de São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil
Out there: Architecture Beyond Building, Biennale Arcitecture, 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice, Italy
Liverpool Biennial International 08:Made Up, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Super Fengshui: UCCA Site Commissions,Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Reconstruction # 3, The Artists Playground, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, UK
China Power Station: Part III, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Branded and on Display, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, USA
Branded and on Display, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA
Branded and on Display, Salt Lake City Art Center. Salt Lake City, USA
Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
Hypallage The Post-Modern Mode of Contemporary Chinese Art, OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China
Half-Life of a Dream Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Selections from the Hara Museum’s Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA
China. The City exp(l)osed, Institut Francais d’Architecture & du Patrimoine, Paris, France
Map games: Dynamic of change, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
China Gold Chinese Contemporary Art, Musée Maillol, Paris, France
Interval of Silence, RedStar Gallery, Beijing, China
Body Media, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Delirious Beijing, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China
Community of Tastes, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
New Vista The Phenomenon of Post-Tradition in Contemporary Art, White Space Gallery, Beijing, China
Body Media, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Red Aside: Chinese Contemporary Art of the Sigg Collection, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
The Real Thing. Contemporary Art from China, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain

EXHIBITIONS

Cube Light
Ai Weiwei
Nov 19, 2010 – Feb 19, 2011

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