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Liu Wei

Liu Wei (b. 1972, Beijing, China) employs a multitude of techniques and materials, including painting, sculpture, found objects, installation, video, and drawing, to produce a varied body of work that explores the invisible systems of power that govern everyday existence. The artist graduated from the China Academy of Art in 1996. He came of age with the younger generation of Chinese artists showcased in the ground-breaking 1999 Post-Sense Sensibility exhibition in Shaoyaoju, Beijing.  


Liu Wei’s work has been featured in exhibitions around the world, most recently in a solo exhibition at the Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai (2011); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2010); National Art Museum of China, Beijing (2010); Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing,(2010); Long March Space, Beijing (2010); Saatchi Gallery, London (2008); Bonniers Kunsthall, Stockholm; and Mudam Luxembourg, France (2008), to name a few. He has participated in numerous international biennials, including the Shanghai Biennial (2010), Busan Biennial (2008), Guangzhou Triennial, (2008), and 51st Venice Biennial (2005). The artist lives and works in Beijing, China.