Guo Hongwei

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Guo Hongwei (1982, Sichuan) graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2004 and currently lives and works in Beijing. His practice focus on painting, collage and video. From 2011 to 2016, he established the independent art space “Gland”.

The artist’s solo exhibitions include Guo Hongwei: The Place of Liveliness, Magician Space, Beijing, 2021; Guo Hongwei: Pareidolia, Chambers Fine Art, New York, 2020; Happy Hours, DRC No.12, Beijing, 2019; Plastic Heaven, Chambers Fine Art, New York, 2017; Miss Oyu, Frieze New York, New York, 2014; Guo Hongwei: Editing, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, 2013.

Group exhibitions include: Shanshui: Echoes and Signals, M+, Hong Kong, 2023; 2022 BEIJING BENNIAL, Friendship Art Community, Beijing, 2022; The Language of Mashrooms: The Interspecies Internet , Contemporary Gallery Kunming, Yunnan, 2022; The Racing will Continue, the Dancing will Stay, Times Museum, Guangzhou, 2019; Silent Transformation: Traditional Medical Culture in Ancient Texts and its Subtle Influence in Contemporary Art & Life, Sichuan Provincial Library, Chengdu, 2019; Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Yebisu Garden Place, Tokyo, 2016; My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, 2015; Tampa Museum of Art & Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, 2014; Jing Shen: The Act of Painting in Contemporary China, Padiglione d’arte Contemporanea, Milan, 2015; ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, UCCA, Beijing, 2013; Reactivation: The 9th Shanghai Biennale, PSA, Shanghai, 2012.

Dance No.1, 2021, oil on linen, 300 x 600cm

“The Place of Liveliness”, exhibition view, 2021

The Master Practitioner No.4, 2020-21, oil on Linen, 100 x 100cm

Wild Cursive,2021,oil on linen,200 x 300cm

Fantasia No.2, 2021, oil on linen, 100 x 80cm

Dance No.2, 2021, oil on linen, 100 x 80cm