1964Born in Beijing, China
1984Graduated from Beijing Art & Design Institute, Beijing, China
1989Graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1994Graduated from Hochschule der Künste (today Universität der Künste Berlin,
Berlin University of the Arts) Berlin, Germany
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012Bamboo Bamboo Broadway, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA
2009Leave Me in the Dark, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA
2007Liu Ye, Infatuation, Johnen+Schoettle, Cologne, Germany
Liu Ye, Kunstmuseum Bern (Museum of Fine Arts), Bern, Switzerland
2006Temptations, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA
2005Liu Ye, Project Room/Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004Red Yellow Blue, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong
2003Red Yellow Blue, Schoeni Art Gallery III, Beijing, China
2001Fellini, A Guardsman, Mondrian, The Pope and My Girlfriend, Chinese Contemporary, London, UK
1993Liu Ye, Gallery Taube, Berlin, Germany
Selected Group Exhibitions
2012LATITUDE/ATTITUDE: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong
2011Future Pass, Palazzo Mangilli-Valmanara and Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice, Italy (2011) (Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia); Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2011); National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan (2012); Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (2012)
2010The Official Opening of Minsheng Art Museum - Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2008Facing China-Works of Art from The Fu Ruide Collection, Akureyri Art Museum, Listagil, Iceland (2008); Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (2008); Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria (2008); Haugar-Vestfold Kunst Museum, Thonsberg, Norway (2009); Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland (2009); Kuopio Art Museum, Kuopio, Finland (2009); Ystads Konst Museum, Ystad, Sweden (2010); Singer Museum, Laren, the Netherlands (2011);Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany (2012)
Hypallage: The Post-Modern Mode of Chinese Contemporary Art, OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China
2007China - Facing Reality, MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst (in collaboration with NAMOC), Vienna, Austria(2007); National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, China (2008)
2005Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern (Museum of Fine Arts), Bern, Switzerland (2005); Hamburger Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany (2006); University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), Berkeley, USA (2008); Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), Salem, USA (2009)
2004Dreaming of the Dragon's Nation: Contemporary Art from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
2002 CHINaRT, Contemporary Chinese Art, organized by Museum Küppersmühle,Duisburg, Germany (2002); MACRO-Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy (2003); Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary (2003); Municipal Gallery, Bydgoszcz, Poland(2004); La Lonja, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (2004)
1998 It's Me! A Profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the 90s, Tai Miao, The Forbidden City (Beijing Worker's Cultural Palace), Beijing, China