Xie Lei

b.1983

biography

Born in 1983 in Anhui Province, China. Lives and Works in Paris, France.

EDUCATION

2012
PhD candidate in Fine Arts, National Academy of Fine Arts, Paris (ENSBA), Paris, France.
2010
Graduated from the ENSBA with jury felicitations, National Academy of Fine Arts, Paris (ENSBA), Paris, France
2009
Residence at Hunter College, New York.
2006
Graduated from China Central Academy of Fine-Arts, CAFA, Beijing.
1998
Enters the very sélective secondary school of Fine arts in Beijing.

GRANTS/PRIZES

2011
Alphonse Cellier Prize, Institute de France.
Young talent prize Nicolas Feuillate.
2010
Grant - Paris city hall for contemporary art.
2008
Grant - Colin-Lefrancq.
2006
Grant – French government.
2003
Drawing prize of Central Academy of Fine-Arts, Beijing.
2002
Grant – Chinese government.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Everything and Nothing, FEAST Projects, Hong Kong.
2012
Chimeras, Yishu8, Beijing, China.
Xie Lei, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève.
2012 - 2011
Destination, FEAST Projects, Hong Kong.
2011
Xie Lei, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris.
2009
“Enter At Own Risk”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Ca Grimpe!?, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva Switzerland.
Utopie Picturale, Villa Dutoit, Geneva.
2012
Visages et Portraits, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland.
1912 – 2012 France – Chine, un siècle de dialogue, Yishu 8, Beijing, China.
“Tranche de carré sur tranche de cercle”, Royal salworks, Arc‐et‐Senans, France.
2011
Le Vent d’après, ENSBA, Paris, France.
Résonance / Dissonance, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France.
2010
Ligne de Chance, Fondation Ricard, Paris, France.
The Armory Show, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, New York, USA.
2009
FIAC, Paris / Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.
Salon de dessin contemporain, Paris, France.
2008
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France.
Institut de France, Paris, France.
Shcontemporary Art Fair, Marlborough Gallery, Shanghai, China.
Marlborough Gallery, New York, USA.
Galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris, France.
Salon de Montrouge, European salon of young creators, Montrouge, France.
2007
Galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris, France.
2006
Shi Tang Arts Space, Pékin, China.

Facing, 2013, oil on canvas, 13x16.1 in. / 33x41cm

Exhibitions

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Everything and Nothing

Paintings
Hong Kong
May 3 – June 7, 2013

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Fine Art Asia

FEAST Projects' booth - D2
Booth D2
October 3 – 7, 2012

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Accrochage

Hong Kong
February 15 – March 15, 2012

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Art Asia Miami

Booth #B9
Art Asia Pavilion, Miami
November 30 – December 4, 2011

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Xie Lei, Destination

Paintings
Hong Kong
November 22, 2011 – January 19, 2012

Publications

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Xie Lei Chimères

Painting, Yishu8 Beijing

Selected Press

Monocle, Weekend agenda 04/05 May - Monocle Monocolumn / 2013

May 4, 2013
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Milk Magazine, Issue 615, 2 May 2013

May 2, 2013
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Precious Magazine, May 2013

May 1, 2013
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Easthong.com

February 23, 2012
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Frottier & Frotteuse

February 20, 2012
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Art Media Agency

February 20, 2012
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Oriental VisArt, 12 February, 2012

February 12, 2012
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Artdaily, Jan 2012

January 12, 2012
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Southside Magazine, Jan 2012

January 1, 2012
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SPLUX Magazine, Dec 2011

December 30, 2011
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Artist to Watch, Art Economist, Nov 2011

November 30, 2011
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Time Out HK, 23 Nov 2011

November 23, 2011
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HK Magazine, Nov 2011

November 22, 2011
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Art Media Agency

November 14, 2011
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news

Xie Lei at Yishu 8 Beijing

Gallery artist, Xie Lei, exhibits for the first time in his native country's capital: Beijing. Twenty recent works are on view in the exhibition, Chimera, at Yishu 8 from now till 10 December 2012.

Visitor information:
Yishu 8
Former Sino-French University,
N°20 (jia), Dong Huangchenggen Bei Jie,
Dongcheng district, Beijing 100010
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Interview of Philippe Koutouzis in LePetitJournal.com

Check out the interview of FEAST Projects' Director Philippe Koutouzis by le petit journal on views of the Chinese Contemporary art.

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Xie lei exhibition features in Southside Magazine

Check out the January issue of Southside Magazine to read a great article on Xie Lei - Destination.

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Xie Lei's exhibition - Artdaily

Xie Lei - Destionation is featured in Artdaily.

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Xie Lei's exhibition - SPLUX Magazine

Catch a glimpse of Xie Lei - Destination in this 8 pages editorial in SPLUX Magazine.

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Xie Lei is named "Artist to Watch"

The Art Economist has named Xie Lei as the "Artist to Watch" in the November issue.

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FEAST PROJECTS HITS MIAMI!

FEAST Projects participates in Art Asia Miami, November 30 - December 4, 2011, featuring our Chinese painters, from modern to contemporary, with works by gallery artists, Chu Teh-Chun, Liu Wei, T'ang Haywen, Xie Lei and Zao Wou-Ki. Please come and see us at booth #B9!

Visitor information:
Miami - Midtown
NE 1st Ave (Midtown Blvd) @ NE 30th St
Miami, FL 33127

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Xie Lei - Destination, November 22 - December 23, 2011

FEAST Projects is pleased to present Xie Lei's debut show in Asia "Xie Lei, Destination".

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Chu Teh-Chun and Xie Lei feature in the residence of the French Consul in Hong Kong

FEAST Projects' artists Chu Teh-Chun and Xie Lei are featured in the residence of the French Consul in Hong Kong. On view are Chu Teh-Chun's Hong Kong 1997 and Xie Lei's Fading.

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