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b. 1976, China

Liu Ding Biography

Born in 1976 in Changzhou, China, Liu Ding is both an artist and curator. In July 2012, Liu Ding participated in the launch of the Tate Modern’s new experimental program, The Tanks, and had his first solo exhibition in the United States at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle. He’s a participating artist of the 8th Taipei Biennale in September 2012. In 2009 he was chosen to represent China at the 53rd Venice Biennale in a group exhibition titled See a World in Grain of Sand.

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Among the distinguished international institutions that have exhibited Liu’s work are the Turner Museum and the Arnolfini Gallery in the UK, the Kunsthalle Wien in Austria, the Astrup Fearnley Modern Art Museum in Norway, the Sao Paolo National Museum of Art in Brazil, the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, the RasquArt Center in Switzerland, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Italy, the Seoul Municipal Museum of Art in Korea, the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco, USA, the Iberia Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Shanghai Contemporary Museum of Art, and the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, China.

Born in 1976 in Changzhou, China, Liu Ding is both an artist and curator. In July 2012, Liu Ding participated in the launch of the Tate Modern’s new experimental program, The Tanks, and had his first solo exhibition in the United States at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle. He’s a participating artist of the 8th Taipei Biennale in September 2012. In 2009 he was chosen to represent China at the 53rd Venice Biennale in a group exhibition titled See a World in Grain of Sand.

Among the distinguished international institutions that have exhibited Liu’s work are the Turner Museum and the Arnolfini Gallery in the UK, the Kunsthalle Wien in Austria, the Astrup Fearnley Modern Art Museum in Norway, the Sao Paolo National Museum of Art in Brazil, the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, the RasquArt Center in Switzerland, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Italy, the Seoul Municipal Museum of Art in Korea, the Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco, USA, the Iberia Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Shanghai Contemporary Museum of Art, and the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, China.

Liu Ding Featured Artworks

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Liu Ding Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ai WeiWei, Hu Qingyan, Li Zhanyang, Liu Ding, Not Vital, MÁRMAKOS at Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
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26 February–8 May 2015 Ai WeiWei, Hu Qingyan, Li Zhanyang, Liu Ding, Not Vital MÁRMAKOS Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
Contemporary art exhibition, Liu Ding, Three Performances at Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing
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8 March–20 April 2014 Liu Ding Three Performances Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing

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Liu Ding In Ocula Magazine

Ocula Report: The Tenth Shanghai Biennale Ocula Report Ocula Report: The Tenth Shanghai Biennale Sam Gaskin, Shanghai

Biennials are inherently messy. Gathering hundreds of pieces by international artists working in different mediums creates an exponential number of echoes and dissonances. Their messiness differs, though, in kind and degree, as exemplified in recent Shanghai Biennales.

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Liu Ding In Related Press

Hong Kong show of underground 1990s Chinese art offers different perspective on era Related Press Hong Kong show of underground 1990s Chinese art offers different perspective on era 27 June 2016, South China Morning Post

A new show at Hong Kong’s Para Site exhibition space is a reminder that mainstream narratives have a tendency to obscure what artists do during periods of great political change. Those narratives affect how we see art history. After the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, it was assumed that the restrictive environment forced artists to...

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Liu Ding At Galerie Urs Meile Related Press Liu Ding At Galerie Urs Meile 18 February 2014, Sue Wang for Cafa Art Info / 16 February 2014

Over the past two years, Beijing-based artist Liu Ding has been developing a form of art that he terms “soft performance.” The three artworks— I Simply Appear in the Company of… (2012), The Un-erasable (2012), and Almost Avant-Garde (2013)—employ three different ways of examining the relationship between artistic...

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