Hong Lei 洪磊

1960 Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Providence, China
1987 Graduated from Nanjing Academy of Arts
1993 Studied at the Central Academy of Fine Arts
present Lives and Works in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Mi Lou: Recent Works by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
2009 Seasons: Recent Works by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, New York
2008 Seasons: Recent Works by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
2007 Seven Worthies, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2006 Lost: New Works by Hong Lei, Aura Gallery, Shanghai Still-Life: Photograph by Hong Lei, Chambers Fine Art, New York Ain’t Here: Photograph by Hong Lei, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai Last Night in My Dream: Hong Lei’s Photographic Works, JianSongGe Gallery, Taipei
2003 Hong Lei's Narrative, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2002 Chinese Texture of the Soul, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, and The Room with a View Gallery, Shanghai, China
1993 Metaphysical Poetry, Cifa Gallery, Beijing, China Photography Naarden, Netherlands
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Wu Ming- Forms is Formless, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China
Community of Tastes: Chinese Contemporary Art since 2000, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2010 Comunidad de gusto. Arte contemporáneo chino desde el 2000, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Summer Group Exhibition, Aura Gallery, Beijing, China
Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China
Still Life: Chinese Contemporary Photography 2009 Europalia China Photography Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Centre, Beijing, China
2009 Wang Tiande, Hong Lei & Gao Yuan, Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers, H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA
2008 La Escuela Yi: Trenta Años de Arte Abstracto Chino, CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain
Exquisite Corps: China Surreal, m97 Gallery, Shanghai, China
2D and 3D: Negotiating Visual Languages, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China
Stairway to Heaven, Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME, USA
Another Lonely Planet Revisited, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
FotoFest 2008, FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX, USA
Zhù Yi! China actual photography, Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
New Photo-Ten years, Carolina Nitsch, New York, NY USA
55 Days in Valencia: Chinese Art Meeting, IVAM, Valencia
Artists in Art History, SZ Art Center, Beijing
2007 Net: Re-imaginging Space, Time and Culture, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
2006 The 6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
2005 Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum, Bern
Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art Exhibition from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Always to the Front: Chinese Contemporary Art, Taipei
Living in Interesting Times: A Decade of New Chinese Photography, The Open Museums of Photography, Tel-Hai Industrial Park, Tel-Hai
Pele de cidade: imagens da metropole contemporanea, Macao
2004 Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China, International Center of Photography, New York, Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, USA
Intersection: Contemporary Oil Painting & Photography, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA Spellbound Aura, MOCA Taipei, Taiwan
2003 Alors, la Chine?, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Made By Chinese, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France
A Strange Heaven, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Arles International Photography Festival, Arles, France
2002 Future of the New Asia, Kuanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Pingyao Photography Festival, Shaanxi, China
Beautiful and Tragic, The Room With a View, Shanghai
Too Much Flavor, 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China
2001 Disorientation: Photography and Video in China Today, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
Wall To Wall: China-Naarden Photography Festival, Naarden, the Netherlands
From Inside the Body, ISE Foundation, New York, USA
Cross Pressures: Contemporary Photography and Video from Beijing, Oulu Art Museum, the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
Inauguration Exhibition of the New Gallery, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China
Photo Festival Naarden, Naarden, Holland
Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2000 The Sun Rises in the East, Recontres Internationale de la Photography, Arles, France
From Inside the Body: Chinese New Photography and Video, New York, USA
1999 Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video, 1999 International Art Festival, Tachikawa, Japan
Modern Chinese Art Foundation Inaugural Exhibition, Ghent, Belgium
Innovations Part 1, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China
1998 Images Telling Stories, Shanghai, China
1997 New Image: Conceptual Photography, Beijing, China
1992 Guangzhou Biennale: Art in the 1990s, Guangzhou, China
Reviews, Publications and Selected Material
2006 The New Yorker, May 29, 2006
2004 Art in America, January, 2004