Born 1980 in Changsha, China. Lives and works in Beijing, China.

Collections

The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing China
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Tinguely Museum of Art, Switzerland
Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Dragon Art Gallery, China
Arario Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
DSL Collection, France

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Gao Lei, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China
Windowsky, MoCA Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

2013
CARRIER, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China

2012
Projections, Arario Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2011
The Principle, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China

2008
Objec(ts)pace – Photography Works by Gao Lei, Aye Gallery, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
New voices: a dslcollection story, Klein Sun Gallery, New York, NY
We, A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2015
Editing the Spectacle: The Individual and Working Methods Post-Mediatization, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2014
Present-ing Recital Louder than Paint, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
MEMO II, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China

2013
Criss – Cross –Artworks of Young Chinese Contemporary Artists from Long Collection, Long Museum, Shanghai, China
MEMO I, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China

2012
A City of Others, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2011
Start from the Horizon –Chinese Contemporary Sculpture Since 1978, Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Options, Li Space, Beijing, China
Daybreak, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, South Korea; Beijing, China
Almost Tangible, Arario Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China
DAS ICH IM ANDEREN, Mercator Foundation, Essen, Germany

2010
Absolute Distance, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China
Wasabi – Exhibition of Young Contemporary Artists, Li Space, Beijing, China
The Pavillion of Realism – International Contemporary Art, Other Gallery, Beijing, China
Beijing Time/ La Hora de China, Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art Center, Madrid, Spain

2009
Future Together – Nomination Exhibition, Arario Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China
Chinetik, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
The Second Reality – Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China; Meridian International Center, Washington DC

2008
China’s ReVision – Chinese Contemporary Art, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
Whatever – Chinese Young Artists, I-MYU Projects, London, U.K.
The Evolution of Concept-the-Past and the Future of Chinese Conceptual Photography, 798 Space, Beijing, China
Accelerate: Chinese Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Butterfly Dream – Shanghai MoCA Envisage II, Shanghai MoCA, Shanghai, China
Hanging in the Sky Drifting on Surface, Linda Gallery, Beijing, China

2007
Floating – Modern Chinese Art Exhibition in Commemoration between Korea and China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

2006
Yokohama International New Media Art Festival, Yokohama, Japan

2005
The Line of Flight – Second International New Media Art Exhibition, China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China
Ten Eras Ten Colors, Soka Art Center, Beijing, China
New Beijing New Life, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China; Korea NABI Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
Project Sound and City, British Council China, Beijing, China

2003
Second Independent Visual Art of Youth, 22 Film, Beijing, China