Ma Liuming Biography

  • 1969 Born in Huangshi, Hubei province, China
  • 1981 Started to study painting with tutor Cai Erhe
  • 1991 MFA, Oil Painting Department, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions and performances

  • 2007 Marella Gallery, 798 Factory, Beijing, China
  • 2007 Galería Dolores de Sierra, Madrid, Spain
  • 2005 “Ma Liuming: Chosen Images”, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
  • 2004 “Ten Year’s Review of Ma Liuming’s Works”, Top Space, Tai Kang Life Building, Beijing, China
  • 2003 “Any Day”, performance at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
  • 2002 “Photographs and video’s of performances”, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore
  • 2001-1996 Series of performances entitled “(Fen-)Ma Liuming in …”, all over the world
  • 1999 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
  • 1998 “Chaos and Birth / Ma Liuming ’98”, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1998 P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
  • 1998 “Fen-Ma Liuming Walks the Great Wall”, performance, Beijing, China
  • 1997 “Thirty-six Self Taken Photographs by Ma Liuming II”, performance at Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997 “Photographs of Performances”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
  • 1996 “Ma Liuming (paintings)”, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK
  • 1996 “Fish Child”, performance, Beijing, China
  • 1995 “Fen-Ma Liuming and the fish”, performance, Beijing, China
  • 1995 “Fen-Ma Liuming’s lunch I & II”, performances, Beijing East Village, Beijing, China
  • 1993 “Dialogue with Gilbert and George”, performance, Beijing East Village, Beijing, China
  • 1993 “Ma Liuming I, Woman’s face and Man’s body”, performance, Beijing East Village, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2007 “Timerol, Intimacy”, Triennale, Milan, Italy
  • 2007 “Dragon’s Evolution”, New York Chian Square Art Center, New York, USA
  • 2006 “Process & Expression”, Star 85 Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2006 “Unclear and Clearness – Contemporary Chinese Art”, Heyri Art Foundation, South Korea
  • 2004 “Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China” (travelling exhibition)
  • 2005 “Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection”, (travelling exhibition)
  • 2005 Prague Biennale 2, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002 Art Moscow, Moscow, Russia
  • 2002 “Chinese Modernity”, Fondation Armando Alvares Penteada, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • 1999 “Pink for Boys / Blue for Girls”, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
  • 1998 “Inside Out: New Chinese Art”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
  • 1995 Participation in Zhang Huan’s To Raise an Anonymous Mountain by One Meter, Miaofengshan Mountain, Beijing, China

Ma Liuming

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