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Li Dafang


Li Dafang - biography


Li Dafang - selected artworks



born 1971 in Shenyang, Liaoning province

    lives and works in Beijing


solo exhibitions

„Cui Ping Bei Li“, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne

2006 "Moving Shadows", Museum Zhujizhan, Shanghai, China
    "Sophisticated Stories", Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
  2005 "The Light of Day", China Art Archive & Warehouse (CAAW), Beijing, China
  2003 "Adventure", Sanhe Art Center, Beijing, China
  1999 "Li Dafang's Solo Exhibition", Dongyu Art Museum, Shenyang, China


group exhibitions

“Half-Life of a Dream”, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco

                        Museum of Modern Art


"Art from China – Collection Uli Sigg", Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  "Black, White, Grey", Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
    "China Now", Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsteelven, The Netherlands
  2006 "The Road Map to Painting 2", Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing, China

"CHINA NOW - Faszination einer Weltveränderung", Sammlung Essl, Kunst der Gegenwart,    Klosterneuburg / Vienna, Austria

    "Twelve: Chinese Contemporary Art Awards 2006", Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, China

"From “Polar Region” to “Iron Westsection”: Northeast Contemporary Art 1985-2006", Quangdong  Museum of Art, Guanzhou, China


"The Self-Made Generation. A Retrospective of New Chinese Painting", Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

    "Removing the Ladder", Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China

"Size Decides Attitude. First 5x7'' (Pingyao) Picture Taking Biennale Project", TS1 Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China

    "SUSI: Key to Chinese Art Today”, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila, Philippines
  2005 "In - Between Realities", Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
    "The 2nd Chengdu Biennial", Chengdu Contemporary Art Gallery, Chengdu, China
    "After 70's Art - The Generation Changed through Market", Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

"Archaeology of the Future: The Second Triennial of Chinese Art 2005", Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China

    "Prague Bienniale", Prague, Czech Republic

"Spellbound Aura: The New Vision of Chinese Photography", Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

    "China's Photographic Painting", Beijing Art Seasons, Beijing, China

"The First Wuhan Fine Arts Invitation Exhibition 2004", The Gallery of Hubei Institute of Fines Arts, Wuhan, China

    "Matchmaking at Suzhou Creek", Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China
  2003 "Embracing the New Century — Third China National Exhibition of Oil Paintings", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
    "The Artificial Respiration", Beijing Sanhe Art Center, Beijing, China
    "New Generation Post-Revolution", China Blue Gallery, Beijing, China

"The Image of the Image - 2003 Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting", Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China




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