Born in 1977, Shanghai, China
Lives and works in Shanghai China

Selected collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
DSL Collection, Beijing, China
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA
Tiroche DeLeon Collection, Gibraltar, Spain
UBS Art Collection, Zürich, Switzerland
Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland
White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, Chippendale, NSW, Australia

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition, Long Museum, Pudong, Shanghai, China

2014
XuZhen:BlissfulAsGods, Space2, ShanghARTGallery, Shanghai, China
Xu Zhen: Blissful As Gods, Space 1, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
ShanghART Super- market, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
XU Zhen in Artist Commission, The Armory Show, New York, U.S.A
XU Zhen: A MadeIn Company Production, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China

2013
The Most Important Thing is Not the Contract, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai, China
Light Source, XU Zhen Solo Exhibition, Tian Ren He Yi Art Center, Hangzhou, China
Movement Field, XU Zhen – Produced by MadeIn Company, Long March Space, Beijing, China

2012
MadeIn Company, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Movement-MadeIn Company Fall 2012 Works Launch, MadeIn Company Exhibition Space, Shanghai, China
Turbulent, by MadeIn Company, MadeIn Company Exhibition Space, Shanghai, China
Sleeping Life Away, Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris, France

2011
Action of Consciousness – Space 1, MadeIn Company 2011 New Works Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
Action of Consciousness – Space 2, MadeIn Company 2011 New Works Exhibition, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
Physique of Consciousness, Long March Space, Beijing, China
Physique of Consciousness, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2010
Don’t Hang Your Faith on The Wall, Long March Space, Beijing, China
Seeing One’s Own Eyes, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, U.K
There Are New Species! What Do You Suppose They Are Called?, Fabien Fryns Fine Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A
Spread, by MadeIn at ShanghART Beijing, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China

2009
Spread——New Exhibition Produced by MadeIn, ShanghART at Huaihai Rd 796, Shanghai, China
MadeIn — Seeing One’s Own Eyes, Europalia. China, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
Lonely Miracle: Middle East Contemporary Art, James Cohan Gallery, New York, U.S.A
Seeing One’s Own Eyes——Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition, Space #1, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
Seeing One’s Own Eyes——Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition, Space #2, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China

Group Exhibitions

2016
Exotic Stranger, GALERIE PARIS-BEIJING, Paris, France
Bentu, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

2014
Unscrolled:Reframing Traditionin Chinese Contemporary Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (forthcoming) (catalog published)
Art Basel Miami Beach 2014, Booth E09, Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A
14 Rooms, Messe Basel, Hall 3, Basel, Switzerland
Collective Thoughts Divided World, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
1199 People, Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China
West Bund Art and Design 2014, Booth Nr A2, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai, China
Metal Matters: Reflection to Oxidation, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, OK, U.S.A
In & Out Réel ShanghART, Réel Department Store, Shanghai, China
Myth/History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China
Re-View, Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai, China
Pandamonium: Media Art from Shanghai, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenlatz 2, Berlin, Germany
The Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, The 2nd CAFAM Biennale, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
5 Plus, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China
Factory, Works from UBS Art Collection, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan Starlight, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
Xu Zhen Eternity, Long March Space, Art Unlimited –Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2013
Old Wine in New Bottle, Jincai Gallery, Hangzhou, China
The Spectacle of the Spectacles, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
Criss Cross: Artworks of Young Chinese Contemporary Artists from Long Collection, Long Museum, Shanghai, China
28 Chinese, Contemporary Art Musuem of the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, U.S.A
A New Kind of Individual, Zendai Contemporary Art Exhibition Hall, Shanghai, China
Think No Ordinary, DS China Contemporary Art Avant-garde Awards, DS Flagship Store, Shanghai, China
The Garden of Diversion, Sifang Art Museum Inaugural Exhibition, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Filter the Public, Shanghai World Financial Center 5th Anniversary Art Project, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
La Biennale de Lyon 2013, Lyon, France
Clutch, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
Serve the People, White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale, Australia
Portrait of the Times: 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
Individual Growth, Momentum of Contemporary Art, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, China
Revel: Celebrating MoCA’s 8 Years in Shanghai, MoCA, Shanghai, China
Foundational Work II, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Money, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China
“China China”, A Group Show of Chinese Artists, Pinchuk ArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Tumbler., Indie Print in China, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, U.K
Foundational Work, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Surprise, A Group Show on Contemporary Art in Shanghai, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China
Moving On Asia, Towards a New Art Network 2004-2013, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
GREENBOX, REMAPPING – THE SPACE OF MEDIA REALITY, Tianhong Mei Heyuan Arts Center, Hangzhou, China

2012
The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), Brisbane, Australia
Just What Is It About The End of The World That Makes It So Appealing?, V-ART CENTER, Shanghai, China
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Contemporary Visions on China, Taipei, Taiwan
Distance Produces Beauty, A Display Co-curated and Created by GUEST, TOF and MadeIn Company, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China
The Unseen: Fourth Guangzhou Triennial, The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The Unseen: Fourth Guangzhou Triennial, The Grand View Project, Guangzhou Grandview Mall, Guangdong, China
Omen 2012, New Chinese Art, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
How to Eclipse the Light, Curated by Karen Archey, Wilkinson Gallery, London, U.K
Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Art of Change, Hayward Gallery, London, U.K
EDIT: Image Fetish and Phobia, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China Newtopia: The State of Human Rights , Mechelen, Belgium
Uninkable, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China
Soundworks, ICA, London, U.K
MOVE: Art and Dance since 1960s, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
TransMedia Art & Fashion Exhibition, Shanghai Sculpture Space, Shanghai, China
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, The First Kyiv International Biennial of Contemporary Art ARSENALE 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
48 SHEET, EC Arts, Birmingham, U.K
Inside the White Cube, North Gallery, White Cube, London, U.K

2011
Never Forget the Image Struggle!, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China
Rijksakademie LIVE #4, DasArts, Mauritskade 56, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alfred Dunhill “Homework” Art Exhibition, Alfred Dunhill, Shanghai, China
Living as Form, Long March Project, CREATIVE TIME, Essex Street Market, New York, U.S.A
Daybreak, Young Chinese Artists Group Exhibition, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea
Moving Image In China: 1988-2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Daft, Shanghai Gallery of Art Three on the bunk, Shanghai, China
Poster Exhibition, TOP Events, Shanghai, China
Contemporary Art Top Events, Shanghai, China
Action, Long March Space, Beijing, China
Eye See You As I See You: MadeIn Company & Etalier Des Chene, China International Gallery Exposition (CIGE) 2011, Beijing, China
A Pile of Passion, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
Image History Existence, TaiKang Life 15th Anniversary Art Collection Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
N Minutes Video Art Festival, Shanghai, China

2010
How We To Do?, Heng Lu Art Museum, Hangzhou, China
Unscrolled: Reframing Traditionin Chinese Contemporary Art,Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Conception as Enzyme, A4 Contemporary Arts Centre, Chengdu, China
Rehearsal: 8th Shan- ghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Negotiation: The Second Today’s Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Living in Evolution: 2010 Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art; Busan Yacht Center; Gwangalli Beach, Busan Cultural Center; Exhibition Hall at Busan City Hall; Geumryeonsan Gallery, Busan, Korea
Useful Life 2010, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
Credit Suisse Today Art Award 2010, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Nether Land: Act VIII of Morality, Dutch Culture Center, Shanghai, China
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Personal Frontier, IA32 Space, Beijing, China
Jungle: A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China, Beijing, China

2009
Xu Zhen 18 Days, Long March Space, Art Unlimited –Art Basel, Switzerland

Projects

2014
Xu Zhen: Artist Commission, The Armory Show, New York, NY
The Journey of Art, Follow-up exhibition of John Moores Painting Prize, Artemis, Shanghai, China

2013
XU Zhen Project: Solo Photography Exhibition, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China
First Anniversary of Power Station of Art, SPA Space, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
Contemporary Installation Art, Lavenue, Shanghai, China
The Process of Contemporary Art and Society: Chinese Contemporary Documentary, Circle Art Center The Ninth Fair Branch Field, Circle Art Hotel, Shenzhen, China
Turbulent, Bund18 Temporary Art Space Special Series of Project, Bund18, Shanghai, China
Offsite: MadeIn Company, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012
Standing on the Shoulders of Little Clowns—An Exhibition by”GUEST”, Curated by MadeIn Company, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China
School of Global Art, Conversation with Rebecca Holborn and Lucky PDF, On Internet

2011
”Prevent 2012″ Doomsday Party, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China

2010
Between the Lines, Elisabeth Grubl’s Solo Exhibition, MadeIn Company, Shanghai, China
Dedicated to Money Makers – Li Ming, Lin Ke, Yang Junling, MadeIn Space, Shanghai, China

  • Xu Zhen, Madein Company