Xu Lei

BIOGRAPHY

Xu Lei 

Xu Lei (b. 1963 in Nantong, Jiangsu Province) graduated from Nanjing Art Academy, majoring in Chinese painting, and currently works at Chinese National Academy of Arts.

Xu Lei’s work has been exhibited in major exhibitions including the Solomon R. Guggenheim’s 1998 survey of Chinese art and civilization “China: 5000 Years”; China/Avant-Garde(1989) at National Art Museum of China; Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art of China(2004)at Irish Museum of Modern Art;  Zeichen im Wandel der Zeit: Chinesische Tuschemalerei der Gegenwart(2008)at Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin; Reshaping History China Art from 2000 to 2010 at Beijing National Convention Center, and the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale. His solo exhibitions have been held in the National Art Museum of China, Suzhou Museum, Today Art Museum and other places in Hong Kong, London, New York and Madrid etc.