Yue Minjun
Yue Minjun



Born in Daqing, Heilongjiang province, China

Lives and works in Beijing.



Obsession – Maison Particulière, Brussels.
In Search of Meaning – Museum de Fundatie – Paleis a/d Blijmarkt, Zwolle.
Harmonie und Umbruch – Spiegelungen chinesischer Landschaften – MARTa Herford.
China 8: Overview – Blicke auf China – NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf.
China 8 – Neue Figuration – Erzählende Skulptur – Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg.


West Says East Says – Chinese Contemporary Art Research Exhibition – United Art Museum Wuhan, Wuhan, Hubei
Einblicke in die Sammlung Wemhöner – Sammlung Wemhöner, Berlin


Sehnsucht Ich – Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
Works From A Private Collection – Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan
Pure Views – Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art MoCA, Chengdu, Sichuan
Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art – Arsenale di Venezia, Venice
Collecting Art of Asia – Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Pure Views – FAAM – Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuokav


Faces. Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China.Asia Week. Pace Print, New York, USA
World Beats: global contemporary art. The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, USA
Yue Minjun, Aakash Nihalini, Mark Jenkins. Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art, Culver City, USA


Classic remade. Yang Gallery, Beijing, China.Prints from contemporary masterpieces. K-gallery, Chengdu, China
The Hague under the Heavens – contemporary Chinese sculpture. Various locations, The Hague, Netherlands.Splendor. Yang Gallery, Beijing, China
Portraits. Eastation Gallery, Beijing, China


Reshaping History Chin Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China
Pure Views: New Painting from China, Louise Blouin Foundation, London, UK
Made in Pop land, National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon, Korea


COLOSSALKUNST FAKT FIKTION, Museum und Park Varusschlacht im Osnabrücker Land, Germany
China in Transition: George Legrady und aktuelle chinesische Malerei, Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte und Stiftung Kestner Pro Arte, Hannover, Germany
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Facing China, Haugar – Vestfold Museum in Tonsberg, Norway / Kuopio Art Museum, Finland / Salo Art Museum, Finland / Ystads Konstmuseum, Sweden
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China


The Revolution Continues: New Chinese Art, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Loss of Control, Crossing the boundaries to art from Félicien Rops to the present. Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst und Design, Herford, Germany
Facing China, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria / Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria / Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland
Translocalmotion. 7th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
Facing Reality-Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China


China-Facing Reality, Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Post Martial Law vs Post ’89: The Contemporary Art in Taiwan and China, Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
Red Hot! Asian Art from the Chaney Family Collection, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Year of the Golden Pig – Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, UK
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
China now – Kunst in Zeiten des Umbruchs, Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg


Xianfeng! Chinese avant – garde, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, Netherlands
Without Boundary, Pyo Gallery Seoul/ Pyo Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
Radar: Selections from the Collection of Vicky and Kent Logan, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Shu: Reinventing Book in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute Gallery, New York, NY
China Now, Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany


Beautiful Cynicism, Arario Beijing, Beijing, China
Sky of Fate: Invited Exhibition of Chinese Paintings 2005, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Plato and his seven spirits, BJ Century Overseas Chinese City, Shenzhen, China
OCT Contemporary Art Terminal of He Xiangning Art Museum, China
Open 2005: International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Lido, Venice, Italy
XIANFENG: Chinese Avant-garde Sculpture, Museum Beelden Aan Zee, Hague/Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Mahjong: Sigg Collection of Modern Chinese Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Bern, Switzerland
Dress Up in Art: Theme Exhibition on Traditional Chinese Operas, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
No U-Turn: China Contemporary Art, TNUR Guando Museum of Art, Taiwan
Conceptual Art: Exhibit of Contemporary Paintings from China, Shenzhen Art Museum, Guangdong, China
Figur / Skulptur, Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg, Austria


Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art Exhibition from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Shanghai 5 Biennale: Techniques of the visible, Shanghai Biennale – Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Guangju Biennale 2004: A Grain of Dust, A Drop of Water, Gwangju, South Korea
Art on the Beach: Sculptures, Enrico Navarra Gallery, Ramatuelle, France
20 Years of Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China
China, the Body Everywhere?, Maseille Museum of Contemporary Art, Maseille, France
Twenty-Four Living Artist in China, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin, White Space Gallery, Beijing, China
Stone Face BANG – Chinas first group printing exhibition, Shanghai, China
Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Contemporary Lithography Group Exhibition, L.A. Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China


From China With Art, Edwin Gallery & Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
The Rest Of The World, Neuffer Am Park, Pirmasens, Germany
Neue Kunsthalle Mannheim 2, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
Cp Open Biennale 2003, Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
People And People: Chinese Modern And Contemporary Art Collections Of Gdma, Guangdong Museum Of Art(Gdma), Guangzhou, China
Living Conditions: Selections From The Gdma Collection Of Contemporary Chinese Art, Gdma, Guangzhou, China


Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition: Red Land, China; Gwangju Art Museum, Korea
Korea And Chinese Painting 2002: New Expression, Seoul Culture & Art Center, Korea
Chinese Contemporary Art, Rekjavik Art Museum, Iceland
A Point In Time-Changsha, Beauty Art Museum, Changsha, China
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum Of Art, China
Inaugural Exhibition: Contemporary Terracotta Warriors, The Esplanade, Singapore
Golden Harvest: Chinese Contemporary Exhibition, Croatia National Art Museum, Croatia


Ornament And Abstractiono, Foundation Beyeler, Switzerland
Hotpot: Chinese Contemporary Art, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Towards An New Image: Twenty Years Of Contemporary Chinese Painting, National Art Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Sichuan Art Museum, Chendu; Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Song Zhuang, Staedtische Galerie Im Buntentor Bremen & Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany


Between Chengdu Upriver Residence, Kunming Upriver Club, China
Portraits Of Chinese Contemporaries, The Culture Center Of Francois Mitterrand, France
Our Friends, Bauhaus University Art Gallery, Weimar, Germany


“Transparence, Opacite?: 14 Chinese Contemporary Artists, France, Italy
Open Channels: The First Collecting Exhibition Of Dongyu Museum Of Fine Arts, Dongyu Museum, Shenyang, China
New Modernism For A New Millennium: Works By Contemporary Asian Artists From The Logan Collection, Linn Gallery, San Francisco, Usa


The Grand Tour, Chinese Contemporary, London, England.
The First Exhibition Of The Upriver Gallery Collection, He Xiangning Art Gallery, Shenzhen, China.
It’s Me!-A Profile Of Chinese Contemporary Art In The 90s, Forbidden City & Tai Miao, Beijing, China.
Beijing Prediction: Contemporary Art Of China, Beijing, China


Quotation Marks: Chinese Contemporary Paintings, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
China Now, Tokyo, Japan; Basel, Switzerland.


China!, Bonn Art Museum, Germany; Kuenstlerhaus, Wien, Austria
Art To Swatch, Take Part In The Design Of “The 1996 Artist Collection “ Of Swatch


Vision Of China: Contemporary Chinese Painting By Chinese Masters, Pacific City Club, Bangkok, Thailand
Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition: From Realism To Post-Modernism, Theoremes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


Faces Behind The Bamboo Curtain: Works Of Yue Min Jun And Yang Shao Bin, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong


Yuan Ming Yuan Artists Exhibition, Yuan Ming Yuan, Beijing, China


Contemporary Modern Art Exhibition, Beijing Friendship Guest House, China


S, Art Exhibition, Hebei Museum, China



Yue Minjun, L’Ombre du fou rire, Paris, France


Warriors in LongHouse Reserve gardens, East Hampton, NY, USA
Yue Minjun, Galleri S.E, Bergen Norway


The Road, The Pace Gallery, Beijing, China
The Archeological Discovery in AD3009, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark


The Spirit Scenes from Time Past: Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition of Paintings Series, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China


The Archeological Discovery in A.D. 3009, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China


Yue Minjun and the Symbolic Smile, Queens Museum, New York, NY
Yue Minjun: Looking for Art, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
Yue Minjun: I Love Laughing, Asia Society, New York, NY


Yue Minjun: Manipulation Series, Enrico Navarra Gallery, Paris, France
The Reproduction of Idols: Yue Minjun, 2004 – 2006, He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Looking for Terrorists, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China


Post Auratic Self Portrayal of Yue Min Jun, CP Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia (solo)


Yue Min Jun: Sculptures And Paintings, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China


Yue Min Jun: Beijing Ironicals, Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Yue Min Jun, Meile Gallery, Switzerland


Soaking In Silly Laughter: One Of Art Singapore 2002, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore
Yue Min Jun: Handling, One World Art Center, China


Red Ocean: Yue Min Jun, Chinese Contemporary, London, Uk