Liang Quan

1948      Bornin Shanghai, with ancestral home in Zhongshan, Guangdong

1964      Admitted to the affiliated middleschool of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Acaemy of Art)

1978      Enrolled in San Francisco Art Instituteto study printmaking

1984      Back to China, started to teach atthe Printmaking Department of Zhejiang Academy of   Fine Arts(now China Academy of Art)

1995      Started to works as professionalpainter at Shenzhen Fine Art Institute

Now       works and lives in Shenzhen

Solo Exhibitions

2019      The Neo Six Persimmons,Hunsand Space, Beijing, China

2018      Watching Clouds Go By: Liang Quan’s Creativestyle and it’s Changes, Hive Centerfor   Con-temporary Art, Shenzhen, China

2017      Liang Qian Solo Project, Insight, ART BASEL HongKong, HongKong,China

              Arcadia Revisited: Liang Quan and theEight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

              LiangQuan Light As Tea: Frank F. Yang Collection Exhibition, Extra Space, Shenzhen, China

2015      Amassingthe Essence: Thirty Years of Paintings by Liang Quan, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2014      LiangQuan Solo Exhibition, Wistaria Tea House, Taipei

              TheJoy of Tea:Liang Quan Solo Exhibition, Soka Art Center, Taipei

2013      Folds of the Infra-fade,   Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing,China

2011      Bland, Wellside Gallery, Seoul, Korea

              Eight Views of Xiaoxiang, Wistaria Tea House, Taipei

              Sailing Afar -Liang Quan's New Works,PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China

2006      Liang Quan's Solo Exhibition, Zhu QizhanArt Museum, Shanghai, China

2005      LiangQuan's Solo Exhibition, M.Sutherland Fine Arts, New York, U.S.A

2004      Liang Quan's Solo Exhibition, Mies van Der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany

2001      LiangQuan's Solo Exhibition, Kunst House, Nürnberg, Germany

1994      LiangQuan's Solo Exhibition, Alisan Fine Arts Limited, Hong Kong, China

1989      Liang Quan's Solo Exhibition, University ofSan Diego, San Diego, U.S.A.

Group Exhibitions(Selected)

2019     “Good” told by the nature,OCT, Foshan, China

2018      Post-Brushwork Era: Chinese Landscapes,Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

2017      Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, China

              The Weight of Lightness:Ink Art At M+, M+ Museum, Hong Kong, China

              Return to Otology:Tracing the source of acstract art in the new period of Guangdong,

              Lingnan Museum,Guangzhou, China

              Troposphere: Chinese andBrazilian Contemporary Art, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Bei-jing,China

              Tracing the Past andShaping the Future: Powerlong Museum Inaugural Exhibition, Power-longMuseum, Shanghai, China

              Shanghai GalaxyⅡ, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China

              Polar Region: Exhibitionof New Ink Art, Ink Asia Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

              Emersion of AURA:Inaugural Exhibition for Hive's New Space in Shenzhen, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen,China

2016      A Ride to Combine: Hive’s Special Exhibition2016, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Bei-jing,China

              Ten Years Collection Exhibition,Bridge Gallery, Beijing, China

              Disguised Form-Ink Paintings'Dimension, Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou, China

              Contemporary Ink Art InvitationalExhibition, Enjoy Museum of Art, Beijing, China

              No.19 in Shenyun Road-ShenzhenInternational Invitational Exhibition, Artron Art Centre, Shenzhen,China

              Abstract and Beyond: The ResearchExhibition of Abstract Art in China, Shanghai   Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

              The Worldis Yours, as Well as Ours, Mason’s Yard, London, England

              Annua Review Exhibition of China Contemporary Ink Painting, Today Art Museum,Beijing, China

              Chinese Abstract 2016, Shanghai Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai, China

              Research RoomⅢ: TheWorking of Non-fugurative System,Rightview Art Museum, Beijing, China

              G20,Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre, Hangzhou, China

              Pi Daojian+Yan Yong: Being And Inking- Ducumenting Contemporary Ink Art, Redtory

              Museum ofContemporary Art, Guangzhou, China

              ShanghaiModern and Contemporary Paintings and Sculptures Exhibition: Artists Living in

              Shanghai Wuu Speech, China Art Museum, Shanghai, China

              New Objects: The End of the Brush and Ink Era, Hanshan Art Museum, Suzhou, China

              TooLoud a Solitude: Stalkers of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2015      Mind-Scape II, 3812 Art Space, Hong Kong,China   

              The Research Exhibition of Abstract ArtIn China, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

              Deconstruction and Revolution of InkArt, Phoenix Art Palace, Wuxi, China

              Dialog: The Differences andSimilarities in the Abstract Art- Enrique Brinkmann&Liang Quan, Bridge Gallery, Beijing, China

              Time and Space: Abstract Art inChina, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

              The Boundaries of Order, HiveCenter for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2014      Perfection upon Finery: Liang QuanJinShi, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

              Form of the Formless: Exhibition ofChinese Contemporary Art, Saint Urban Museum of Contemporary Art, Switzerland

              Context of Paper Essence, Center forBook & Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago,Chicago,USA

              Chinese Contemporary Art ResearchExhibition,United Art Museum, Wuhan, China

              By the Name of Dailiness: DailyDiscourse and Generation of Ideas in Chinese

              Contemporary Art,Blue Roof Museum,Chengdu, China

2013      Illusion/Image: Contemporary Chinese Ink ArtSeries I, Hive Center for Contemporary Art,Bei-jing, China

2012      Re-ink: nvitational Exhibition ofContemporary Ink and Wash Painting 2000-2012, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

              Biennale of Sydney, Sydney,Australia

2011      LAGRANDE ASTRAZIONE CELESTE, Rome Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy

              Chinese Abstract Art Exhibition,Minnesota University Art Museum, Minnesota, U.S.A.

              Super-OrganismCAFAM Biennale, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2010      Back to the Essence from Ink Painting toInk,Da Xiang Art Space, Taiwan, China

              One Day in June,ColumbiaUniversityGraduate School of Architecture, Columbia, U.S.A.

              Yi Pai:30 Years of Abstract Art inChina,la caixa forum Palma / la caixa forum   Barcelona/lacaixa forum Madrid,   Spain

              Geng-Yin Ink Art: Creation and Prospect, National Art Museum of China,Beijing,   China

              Reshaping History: China Art from2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Bei-jing,China

              Thirty Years of China ContemporaryArt 1979-2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2009      Ink, Not Ink, Drexel University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.; Museum of WarsawRoyal, Poland

              Paint Aloud: Wang Gongyi, SongYonghong, Liang Quan, KogoArtSpace, Hangzhou, China

              Beyond the Image: Liang Quan, LuiChunkwong & Yan Shanchun,Osage Kwun Tong, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2008      SavoringImages with a Pure Heart: Contemporary Chinese Ink and Wash Invitational Exhibition, Daxiang Art Space, Taiwan

              Guangdong Modern Art Exhibition,Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

              YiPai: Century Thinking, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

              Zeichen ImWandel der Zeit, Staatliche Kunstammlungen, Dresden, Germany

2007      Narrationin Ink and Wash, Yokohama Zaim Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2006      Chinese Abstract: Liang Quan,Wang Chuan and Yan Shanchun, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2005      Korean-ChineseContemporary Ink Painting, Seoul National Art Museum, Seoul, KoreaInk   and Paper, Weimar Art Museum,Weimar, Germany

              Inkon Paper: Contemporary Ink and Wash, Palace Rihour, Lille, France

              Retrospectionof Experimental Ink and Wash 1985-2000, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Shenzhen, China

              Tribute to 85, Duolun Museum ofModern Art, Shanghai, China

2003      Metaphysics2003:Shanghai Abstract Art Exhibition, Shanghai Museum of Art,   Shanghai, China

2002      Ost+West: Ausstellung fuer die Zeitgenossische Kunst aus China, Kunstlerhausin Wien, Austria

1998      ShanghaiFine Arts Biennial, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

1997      ChineseArt Exhibition - Contemporary Chinese Painting, Shanghai, China

1996      ChineseModern Print Exhibition, British Museum, London, UK   

1991      Exhibitionin Headquarter of the World Bank, Washington, U.S.A.

1988      Chinese Modern Fine Art Exhibition, ChurchillCollege, Cambridge University, UK


National Art Museum of China

Shanghai Museum of Art

Zhejiang Art Museum

Guangdong Museum of Art

British Museum

M+ Museum of Visual Culture

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Louis Vuitton