Qiu Shihua
Biography

 

 

1940 born in Zizhong, Sichuan Province, China
lives and works in Beijing and Shenzhen, China

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Empty / Not Empty, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Empty / Not Empty, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Beijing, China

 

2019
Landscapes, Galerie Karsten Greve, St. Moritz, Switzerland

 

2018
scheinbar: nichts - Bildwelten von QIU SHIHUA im Dialog, Situation Kunst (für Max Imdahl), Museum unter Tage, Bochum, Germany

2017
Qiu Shihua, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China

2015
Aura of Nature, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany

 

2013
Qiu Shihua – New Works, Galerie Urs Meile Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
St. Moritz Art Masters Winter Exhibition, Reformierte Dorfkirche, St. Moritz, Switzerland


2012
Qiu Shihua. Landschaft, Licht und Stille, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Qiu Shihua, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Beijing, China
Qiu Shihua. White Field, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany

 

2010
QIU SHIHUA, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Beijing, China

 

2009
Qiu Shihua – New Works, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

 

2008
Qiu Shihua, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

 

2007
Qiu Shi-Hua, Galerie Luis Campaña, Cologne, Germany

 

2006
Galerie 75 Faubourg, Paris, France

 

2005
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Qiu Shi-Hua, Galerie Luis Campaña, Cologne, Germany
Insight: Paintings by Qiu Shihua, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
Vision of Fields by Qiu Shihua, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

 

2004
Qiu Shihua, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2003
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Galerie Luis Campaña, Cologne, Germany

 

2002
White Landscape, Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

2001
Landscape – Painting on the Edge of Visibility, Galleria OTSO, Espoo, Finland
The New York Kunsthalle, New York, USA

 

2000
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Landscape – Painting on the Edge of Visibility, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic; Galerie Sternberk, Sternberk, Czech Republic

 

1999
Qiu Shi-hua, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

 

1997
Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Hanart (Taipei) Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

1995
Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

 

1991
Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Hanart (Taipei) Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Shifting, Pop-up Art Parcours, Galerie Urs Meile, Ardez, Switzerland
THE WHITE Into THE BLANK, Whitebox Art Center, Beijing, China


2018
Lolo’s Entaglements, De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium

 

2016
Ink and the Mind: Ink and Phenomenology. Exhibition No.2, Ink Studio, Beijing, China
M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art, ArtisTree, Hong Kong, China

 

2014
Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
DIALOGUE5:5, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

2013
Building Bridges – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus China, Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Switzerland
Blank to Blank – Inframince Exhibition II Soka Art Center, Beijing, China
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, USA

 

2012
Duchamp’ Inframince in Painting – First Zhuangzi International Conference Parallel Exhibition, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, China
Weltsichten. Landschaft in der Kunst vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zum 21. Jahrhundert, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
Landschaft als Weltsicht, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Self-essence Naturalism, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China


2011
Weltsichten. Landschaft in der Kunst seit dem 17. Jahrhundert, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
Weltsichten. Landschaft in der Kunst seit dem 17. Jahrhundert, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Shanshui – Poetry Without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
Collectors’ Stage: Asian Contemporary Art from Private Collections, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore

 

2010
Weltsichten. Landschaft in der Kunst seit dem 17. Jahrhundert, Situation Kunst, Bochum, Germany

 

2009
Linien stiller Schönheit, DKM Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Yi Pai – Century Thinking, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Black and White – Qiu Shihua and Yang Liming, Found Museum, Beijing, China

 

2008
Accumulation – The new Spirit of the East, Asia Art Center, 798, Beijing, China Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA
RED Aside – Chinese Contemporary Art of the Sigg Collection, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
Yi School: Thirty Years of Chinese Abstract Art, Palma, Barcelona and Madrid, Spain
Qi Yun – The International Travelling Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, China Square Gallery, New York, USA

 

2007
Mahjong – Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Reboot – The Third Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Qi Yun – The International Travelling Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal of He Xiangnin Museum, Shenzhen, China; Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China; Hong Kong Artist Commune, Hong Kong, China
Landscape & Memory II, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Art from China – Collection Uli Sigg, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Year of the Golden Pig – Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork University College, Cork, Ireland
Inferno in Paradise – 10 Years Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin | Beijing, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin | Beijing, Berlin, Germany
Idilio I, DA2 – Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
White Out, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria; Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany

 

2006
The Sublime is Now, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Switzerland
Mahjong – Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

 

2005
Pictorial DNA Made in China, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Mahjong – Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Kunstmuseum Bern, Berne, Switzerland
Cina. Prospettive d’Arte Contemporanea / China: As Seen by Contemporary Chinese Artists, Provincia di Milano, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
What is Realism, Albermarie Gallery, London, UK

 

2004
5th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
Le Printemps de Chine, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France

 

2003
Einbildung – Das Wahrnehmen in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
New Zone – Chinese Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

 

2002
China – Tradition und Moderne, Museum Ludwig Galerie Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
Welcome China!, Gallery Soardi, Nice, France

 

2001
Take Part II, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, USA
2nd Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Take Part I, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

 

2000
Our Chinese Friends, ACC Galerie and Galerie der Bauhaus-Universität (in collaboration with Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne), Weimar, Germany

 

1999
d’APERTutto, La Biennale di Venezia, 48. Esposizione Internationale d’Arte, Venice, Italy
Natural Reality, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

 

1998
Eight Chinese Artists, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Asian Fine Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

1996
China, Kunst Museum Bonn, Bonn, Germany; Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria; Art Museum Singapore, Singapore; Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Qiu Shihua, The 23rd São Paulo Art Biennial (special guest), São Paulo, Brazil

 

1995
China’s New Art Post – 1989, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Portland, USA

 

1992
The First Annual Exhibition of Chinese Oil Painting, Hong Kong, China

 

1986
Chinese Art Festival, La Defense, Paris, FrancSelected Group Exhibitions