Hai Bo
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Born in Changchun, Jilin Province, China


Graduated from the Art Institute of Jilin, China


Advanced studies in the Department of Printmaking, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Selected Exhibitions


“Journeys: Mapping the Earth and Mind in Chinese Art”, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

“The Story is Over”, solo show, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

“Black White Grey: A Conscious Cultural Stance”, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

“MARTa Schweigt – Garde le silence, le silence te gardera”, MARTa Herford, Germany


Solo exhibition, Max Protetch, New York, USA

“China Now: Kunst in Zeiten des Umbruchs”, Sammlung Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria


“Guangzhou International Photography Biennale”, Guangzhou, China

“The Chinese Photography and Video from China”, SM’s Stedelijk Museum, New Zealand

“Traces and Omens: 12th Noorderlicht Photofestivals”, Groningen, Netherland

“Classified Materials”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

“Mahjong”, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland


“Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China”, ICP and Asia Society, New York, USA

Solo exhibition, Max Protetch, New York, USA

“The Chinese: Photography and Video from China”, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

“The 55th Michetti Prize”, Museo Michetti, Italy


Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France

“Open Sky”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China


“Hai Bo’s Solo Portraits Photography Exhibition”, Fundação Oriente, Delegacao de Macau

“Red Continent: China Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Gwangju Art Museum, Korea

The First Guangzhou Triennial (Reinterpretation: A decade of experimental Chinese Art 1999 – 2000), Guangzhou, China

Hai Bo’s Photography Solo Exhibition 1999-2002, CAAW, Beijing, China


“Chinese Expression”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

49th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland


CCAA (Chinese Contemporary Art Award), Beijing, China

The Third Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China


7th International Etching and Sketching Biennial, Tianwan, China


“Tibet” Photograph Exhibition, Jilin Museum, Changchun, China