Chen Wenbo 
Born 1969 in Chongqing, China. Lives and works in Beijing.



B.A., Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China



Chen Wenbo, Chinese Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China

Chen Wenbo: Report, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China

Chen Wenbo: Day and Night, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

Chen Wenbo: The Fat Years, Klein Sun Gallery, New York

Chen Wenbo: ABIO-VIEW, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
Chen Wenbo: Broken Series, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

Chen Wenbo: Asian Rays, PKM Gallery, Beijing
Chen Wenbo: Epidemiology, Michael Schultz Gallery, Berlin

Chen Wenbo: On the Green, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing

Back Door: Chen Wenbo 2003, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Chen Wenbo: Vitamines Z, Galerie LOFT, Paris



Veiled Material Desire, Yi Space Gallery, Nanjing, China     
Overlaid: Tokyo Gallery + BTAP (Beijing) 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Beijing

Art Contemporain Chinois, Galerie Loft, Paris, France

Situation Baroque, Beijing Contemporary Art Expo, Beijing

Then: The First Ten Years of the White Rabbit, White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia        
The Variable and The Generating, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai

Go Live, Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
The Contemporary of Figure Art - Round 4, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Cooling, Golden Eagle Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, China
The Unscene, Klein Sun Gallery, New York

Interaction: Contemporary Chinese Art in Nuremberg, Konfuzius-Institut Nürnberg-Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany

2016-2017 “Sao Yi Sao” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Riverside Art Museum, Beijing
Post-sense Sensibility: Trepidation and Will, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing            
On Drawing: Apperceive of Liberation, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
Our Painting, Yang Art Museum, Beijing
New Capital - Huang Yu Collection Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China
Overview 2016 - Chinese Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, Banshanzhuyuan Art Museum, Wenzhou, China
The Tale of New Year, Hui Art Space, Beijing

The Civil Power, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing
Flower and Style - Exchange Contemporary Art Exhibition between Taiwan and Mainland China, Ant Nest Art Museum, Zhangzhou, China
China 8: Chinese Contemporary Art From China at Rhine & Ruhr, NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Cabinet of wonder, Heiqiao Art District, Beijing
Illuminated, Gland Space, Beijing

Re-View - Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum West Bund,Shanghai
Civilization Round 2: Yu Lin, Xi’an OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Xi’an, China
Harmonious Society - Asia Triennial Manchester 14, Manchester, United Kingdom
By the Name of Dailiness - Daily Discourse and Generation of Ideas in Chinese Contemporary Art, Blue Roof Museum of Chengdu, Chengdu, China
Global Passage - Five Practical Subjects of Contemporary Chinese Art, Haikou Qilou Art Center, Haikou, China
Living in Space - RedStar Macalline Art Project, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Aftermath: Post-Sense Sensibility, Fifteen Years On, Duddell's, Hong Kong

Fang Cun, ArtDepot, Beijing
Timeline - An Exhibition of Contemporary Art (Session I), Youmingtang Art Center, Nanning, China
Heiqiao Night Away, Heiqiao Art District, Beijing
Rural Poetics, Gland Space, Beijing

Faces, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Light Bending Onto the Retina, 18Gallery, Shanghai

Art Changsha 2011, Hunan Museum, Changsha, China
Visual Structure, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Fabricator, Soka Art Center, Beijing
Spiritual/Material, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing

RESHAPING HISTORY - Chinart from 2000-2009, Today Art Museum, National Conference Center, Arario Gallery, Beijing
The Official Opening of Minsheng Art Museum - Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art 1979-2009, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Research Representational Painting, Times Art Museum, Beijing

METROPOLIS NOW! A Selection of Contemporary Chinese Art, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
The First Chongqing Biennale for the Young Artists, Chongqing Center of Exhibition, Chongqing, China
The New Attitude of Image, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

OPEN/INVITED e v+ a 2008 Too Early For Vacation, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
The Sichuan Movement, Indonesia National Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
Our Future: The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

The Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Thermocline of Art: New Asian Waves, Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Departing from the Southwest, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Floating: New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Gong Zhen - Sport in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
The First Today's Documents 2007 - Energy: Spirit, Body, Material, Today Art Museum, Beijing

The 6th Shanghai Biennial - HYPER DESIGN, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
The Blossoming of Realism - The Oil Painting of Mainland China since 1978, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Beyond Dimension - Chinese New Painting, Nanjing Square Gallery, Nanjing, China

The First Montpellier International Biennial of Contemporary Chinese Art, Montpellier, France
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Follow Me! - Chinese Art at the Threshold of the New Millennium, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
The Second Triennial of Chinese Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
The Second Beijing International Art Biennial 2005, National Art Museum of China, The China Millennium Monument, Beijing

All Under Heaven, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
China’s Photographic Painting, Art Seasons, Beijing        

Beyond Dimension - Chinese New Painting, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai
Chinart, Museo Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome; Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Chinese Modernity, Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil
Mirage I - An Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
Paris - Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris
Chinart, Museum Küppersmühle Sammlung Grothe, Duisburg, Germany

Next Generation, Passage de Retz, Paris
The First Chengdu Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art Chengdu, Chengdu, China

Contemporary Chinese Portraits, François Mitterrand Cultural Space, Perigueux, France
Individual and Society in Art, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Unusual and Usual, Shanghai YuAnGong space, Shanghai

Beauty Like Materialism - The New Conceptual Art, East China Normal University Museum, Shanghai
Post-Sense, Sensibility, Alien Bodies & Delusion, Basement Shaoyaoju, Beijing
Dongyu Art Museum Collection Exhibition, Dongyu Library, Shenyang, China
Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Paris Art Center, Paris

Chinese Video Art 1997, Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

South-Western Conceptual Art Show, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Fragmentation, Chongqing Teachers Training College, Chongqing, China

The First Guangzhou Biennial, Guangzhou Exhibition Center, Guangzhou, China



Ullens Foundation, Belgium
Olenska Foundation, Switzerland
Guang Dong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland
He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
dslcollection, Paris
White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney