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Wang Jinsong


1963Born in Heilongjiang Province, China

1987 Graduated from the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art (currently China Academy of Art), Hangzhou, China

1987-Teaches in the Fine Arts department,Beijing Institute of Education




Beijing Art Now Gallery, Art Basel in Miami Beach, Miami, USA
Wang Jinsong’s 90’s: Wang Jinsong Solo Exhibition, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China


The Wind’s Passage: Wang Jinsong Solo Exhibition, East Gallery, Taipei, China


Riddles: Wang Jinsong Solo Exhibition, Tangram Art Centre, Shanghai, China


Leaving some room for imagination- Dual Exhibition of Li Jikai and Wang Jinsong, Dialogue Space, Beijing, China


The Paintings of Wang Jinsong, Weibang Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Wang Jinsong: Conceptual Photography, New York, 798 Avant Gallery, China

The Window of China: Wang Jinsong: Conceptual Photography, Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia

Wang Jinsong Art Exhibition, Galeria Dolores De Sierra, Madrid, Spain


Wang Jinsong: Conceptual Photography, Century Wall Culture Art Center, Beijing, China

Recent Works by Wang Jinsong, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA


Operation Liberate Ink Paintings by Wang Jinsong, Long March Space, Beijing, China


The Paintings of Wang Jinsong, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA


Satirical City Scenes: Wang Jinsong Solo Exhibition, Curtis Art and Humanities Center, Denver , USA


New Image Art: Wang Jinsong and Song Yonghong, Beijing Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China




Art Beijing, Beijing, China

West Bund Art & Design, Shanghai, China


China Arte Brasil, OCA, Sao Paulo, Brazil

3rd Voyage – Diary: Featuring Artworks Inspired from Vietnam, Chengdu, China

Three Shadows First Experimental Image Open Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China

Original Home-An Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Xi’an, China

In Sequence, Ink Forum Art Project, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China


Green Box 2013: Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia; PuckoOtvorenoucilisteMuzej, Porec, Croatia; The National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Portrait of the Time-30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art Power, Station of Art, Shanghai, China

Contemporary Art and Social Progress, Circle Art Center, Baoan District, Shenzhen, China

Moment of Contemporary Art, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, China


Ink, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Open Face, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Seeing landscape, Art Centre Silkeborg, Denmark


Contemporary Chinese Ink on Paper,Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, USA

Nature of Matter 2011, Shanghai Contemporary Art Invited Exhibition, Shanghai, China

FAT ART 2011, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China


Reshaping History,China National Convention Center, Beijing, China

Real Space 2, Duoweide art space, Beijing, China


Scent of Ink-Group - Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary, Dialogue Space, Beijing, China

Gemeinsam in Bweegung-ZeitgenossischeKunstaus Deutschland und China, Kunstumuseum Wuhan, Wuhan, China


55 Days in Valencia-Chinese Art Meeting, InstitutoValenciano de Arte Moderno IVAM, Valencia, Spain

Chargé de mission Exposition Chine 2008: Art Charity, China 2008 China Contemporary

ArtInternational, Beijing, Tokyo, HK

The 23RD Asian International Art Exhibition, Art Museum of Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China

What Chinese Expressions in the History of Portrait Photography, MR Gallery, Beijing, China

Cité de l'architectureet du patrimoine/ IFA/ Observatoire de l'architecture de la Chine

contemporaine, Paris, France

Writing On The Wall: Chinese New Realism and Avant-Garde in The Eighties and Nineties, Groninger Museum, Rotterdam, Holland


Vanguardias Chinas, Galeria de Arte Dolores de Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Let's Go to Shanghai, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Shanghai, China

Images besides photography- Contemporary art exhibition, The First Sound Gallery, Beijing, China

Post- Martial Law vs. Post- 1989- The Contemporary Art in Taiwan and China,BeijingSongzhuangMuseum, Beijing, China; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung;

1997-2007 A Wakening from a Ten- Year Long Sleep, HJY Art Centre, Beijing, China

Long March Project to Hold 5 Year Retrospective, Long march Space, Beijing, China

Mood and Characteristic of Painting, L.A. Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China


Du-Exhibitions of Contemporary Chinese Water and Ink Painting, Huitai Art Centre, Tianjin, China

Focus 2, China-Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition, SokaArt Center, Beijing, China

1st Annals Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China


Contemporary Chinese Photography, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Clouds Rain, TS1 Art Centre, Beijing, China

The Wall- Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art, Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China

International Biennale of contemporary Art, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech


The 19th Asian International Art Exhibition- China, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Museum of Kyushu Sangyo University, Kyushu, Japan;

The Chinese: Contemporary Photography and Video in China, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Over One Billion Served: Contemporary Chinese Photography, Asia Society Galleries, Denver , USA

Dot, Proliferation and Penetration- Visual Expression of Paper and Ink art, National Gallery of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Light As Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004, The National Mumeum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway


A Strange Heaven- contemporary Chinese Photography, GalerieRudolfinum, Prague, Czech


On the Edge of the Millennium: New Art from China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York,USA; London, UK;

New Photography From China, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

Mask and Face, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China

Making China, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA

The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China


Lust of city: conceptual photograph exhibition by four artists, Private Art Gallery, Beijing, China

Foto Festival Naarden, Naarden, Holland

Constructed Reality: Beijing / Hong Kong Conceptual Photography, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong; Para / Site Art Space, Beijing, China;

Cross-pressures, Contemporary Photography and Video from Beijing , The Oulu City Art Museum, Oulu , Finland; The Fininish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland;

PART1- Chinese Contemporary Art, London, UK


The Home: The Proposal of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

EXPO 2000,Hanover, Germany

Post- Material, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China

About me: Chinese Experimental Photography, Sanya Photo Gallery, Shanghai, China; The Museum of Yunnan Arts University, Kunming, China


Fifty years inside the People's Republic of China, Aperture foundation,New York, USA

Representing the People, Tyne and Weir Museums, Newcastle,UK; Midlands Arts Center, Birmingham, UK; The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK;

Revolutionary Capitals: Beijing-London, ICA, London, UK

The Traditional Visual Image, Fine Arts College Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography & Video, International Arts Festival Tachikawa 99, Tachikawa, Japan


Inside out: New Chinese Art, Asia Society Galleries, New York, USA; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA ; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , San Francisco, USA; The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco , San Francisco ,USA;University of California press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, USA; Tacoma Art Museum, Seattle, USA; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA; Museo de arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico;

Double Kitsch: Painters from China, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA

80 Artistes Author du Mondial, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France

Space and Vision, Beijing Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China


Immutability and Fashion, Kirin Plaza, Osaka, Japan;Kirin Art Space Harajuku, Japan; Mitsubishi-JishoArtium, Fukuoka, Japan;

Demonstration of Video Art 1997, The Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China

Photography and Video from China, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA


Models from the Masses, Beijing Art Museum, Beijing, China


History of Chinese Oil Painting: Belgium From Realism to Post-Modernism, Theoremes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting, Hong Kong


China Avantgarde, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Holland; The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK; KunsthallenBrandtsKladefabrik, Odense, Darmark;

China’s New Art Post-1989, Exhibition Hall, Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK;


Guangzhou Biennial Exhibition, Guangzhou Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China


New Generation Art Exhibition, Chinese History Museum, Beijing, China


Public Collection of Wang Jinsong’s Works

Ludwig Museum, Koln, Germany

Asia Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Queensland Museum, Queensland, Australia

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA

JGS Foundation, New York, USA

International Center of Photography, New York, USA

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA

Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China

FengPingshan Museum, Hong Kong