Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Qu Leilei  曲磊磊  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Qu Leilei

 
 

曲磊磊

 
     
 

© Qu Leilei  曲磊磊   -  portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
     
 
 
 

President of the Society of Chinese Ink Painters

1951

Qu Leilei was born into a well educated family, in Heilongjiang Province, China.

 

He learned calligraphy and painting very young.

 

 

1967

During the Cultural Revolution, he was sent to mountains of North-East to work
  as peasant.
   

1979

He joined the Xingxing group, Stars,* first vanguard artistic movement in China.  

 

 * The main members of the Stars group were : Huang Rui, Wang Keping, Yan Li, Qu Leilei,

 

Mao Lizi, Bo Yun, Zhong Acheng, Yang Yiping, Ai Weiwei , Li Shuang and Ma Desheng,.

   

1979

27.09 He participated in the first unauthorised exhibition on the fence of the park

 

adjoining the Beijing National Museum. The exhibition was soon repressed

 

by the Police.
   

1980

23.11 02.12 The group is given the right to expose in the Huafangzai pavilion.

  His series States of Spirit caught the attention of the public.
   

1985

He left China for the United Kingdom and moved to London.

   

2005

He was one of three finalists for Pearl Award, for Creative Excellence.

   
 

He lives and works in United Kingdom.

   
 

Danièle Sicard

   
   

   
 

Collections  sélection

 
   
London

Barclays Bank

London

The Victoria and Albert Museum

   

   
   
  exhibitions  selection
   

1989

The Stars  10th Anniversary  Hanart Gallery  Hong Kong  and Taipei  Taiwan

2005

March - July Everyone's life is an Epic  Solo exhibition  Ashmolean Museum  Oxford  
  United Kingdom

2005

2nd Biennale of Beijing  Beijing  China

2006

Solo exhibition  Campbell Gallery  London

2007

Brush, ink, light, Shadow Leda Fletcher Gallery  Shanghai  China

2008

Brush, ink, light, Shadow  Littleton and Hennessy Asian Art  New York  United States

2011

Brush, ink, light, Shadow  National Museum of China  China

2015

Silent Revelations  Solo exhibition  Hua Gallery  Londres  United Kingdom

2017

Solo exhibition  Musée Ashmolean  Oxford  United Kingdom

2017

Ink Global 2017 Hong Kong Convention China

2018

A Chinese Artist in Britain    Solo exhibition  Ashmolean Museum  Oxford  United Kingdom

2019

14.01 09.03  Echoes  3812 Gallery  Hong Kong  China

2019

29.01 09.03  Echoes  3812 Gallery  London  United Kingdom

   

 
 

© Qu Leilei  曲磊磊   -  Journey  -  ink on xuan paper  -  2014  -  British Museum  London  -  Donated by the artist

 

Qu Leilei  曲磊磊  -  Journey  -  ink on xuan paper  -  2014  -  British Museum  London  -  Donated by the artist  

 

   

Qu Leilei

https://www.quleilei.net/

   

 

 

© Qu Leilei  曲磊磊 at the second Stars exhibition in 1980 at the National Art Museum of China


Qu Leilei  曲磊磊  at the second Stars exhibition in 1980 at the National Art Museum of China

 

 

 
 

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