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Liu Wentao

b. 1973, China

1973  Born in Qing Dao, Shan Dong province

1997  Graduated with a BFA from Department of Printmaking, Central Academy of Fine

Arts Beijing, China

Worked for Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing, China

2000  Lecture in Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, USA

Worked for Foundation Pillar I Joan Miro a Mallorca, Spain

2004  Worked for University of Massachusetts, MA, USA

2005  Graduated with a MFA from Department of Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts,

Dartmouth, USA

2006  Teaching position in Central academy of Fine Arts, City Design School, China

Currently lives and works in Beijing, China

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012

Light and Shadow, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Infinite Line, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

 

2011 

Liu Wen Tao | Boundary, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing , China

 

2009 

Liu Wen Tao | View, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China

Liu Wentao Art Works, PIFO New Art Gallery, Bejing,china

 

2008

Time and Writing, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China

 

2007 

Liu Wentao Art Works, Yun Gallery, Beijing , China

 

2001 

Liu Wentao Solo Show, QW Gallery, New York, USA

 

2000 

Liu Wentao Woodcuts, Creation Gallery, Beijing, China

 

1998 

Liu Wentao Woodcuts, Creation Gallery, Beijing, China

 

1997 

Solo Exhibition in Tao Gallery, Beijing, China

 

Group Exhibitions

2012

A City of Others, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, China

 

2011 

DAS ICH IM ANDEREN, Mercator Foundation, Essen, Germany

 

2010 

The Corresponding Context – The exchange Exhibition of China Contemporary Art,  

Hua Xia Circle Space, Beijing, China

 

2009 

Re-experimentation;a reaffirmation of enlightenment and will-Young Artist Promotional

Exhibition,798 Originality Square-Metal Warehouse, Beijing, China

Energy of Time, Chang Art, Beijing, China

Where the Spirit Lives, Pian Feng New Art Space, Beijing, China

The fourth A+A Exhibition, PIFO New Art Gallery,Bejing,china

 

2008 

China presses on, Staedtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

Chen Guangwu | Fang Lijun | Liu Wentao, Asian Art Museum, Berlin, Germany

The third A+A Exhibition, Pianfeng New Art Space, Beijing, China

Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

 

2007 

Painting and Handwork, Pian Feng New Art Space, Beijing, China

Afternoon tea, Yun Gallery, Beijing, China

 

2006 

Each Other—Liu Wentao | Kang Jianfei, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China

Ten Years, Printmaking Exhibition in Creation Gallery, Beijing, China

 

2003 

Chinese Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition, Gwangju, Korea

 

2002 

Eight Persons, Printmaking Exhibition in Red-Gate Gallery, Beijing, China

 

2000 

Qing Dao International Printmaking Exhibition, Qingdao Art Museum, Qing Dao, China

 

1999 

Printmaking Exhibition at Creation Gallery, Beijing, China

 

1998 

International Print Art Exhibition of Nagoya, Japan

International Contemporary Print Art Exhibition of Beijing-Xi’an-Nagoya

Exhibition of Contemporary Artists from China and Japan, Nagoya, Japan

 

1997 

New Art from China, Flanders Contemporary Art, USA

Printmaking Art Exhibition, Suzhou Printmaking Institute, Suzhou, China

Untitled, Beijing Hanmo Art Central, Beijing, China

 

1996 

Start from Zero, Five Artists Exhibition, Blue Gallery, Beijing, China

The Circuit Exhibition for Chinese Contemporary Printmaking Art, South America

Printmaking Exhibition, Beijing Normal University Art Museum, Beijing,China

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Featured Artworks

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Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2018 Pencil on canvas
150 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2018 Pencil on canvas
150 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2018 Pencil on canvas
150 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2018 Pencil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2018 Pencil on canvas
150 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 1973 Pencil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2012 Pencil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
Pearl Lam Galleries
Untitled by Liu Wentao contemporary artwork
Liu WentaoUntitled, 2017 Pencil on canvas
Pearl Lam Galleries

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Liu Wentao, Solo Exhibition at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
Closed
8 June–2 August 2018 Liu Wentao Solo Exhibition Pearl Lam Galleries, H Queen's, Hong Kong

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