Li Jikai
Resume Info Exhibitions Artworks Comments Video/interview

1975 Born in Chengdu, China

2004 Graduated with MFA from Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, China

Currently lives and works in Wuhan, China

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Clear, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2007 Clear, Shanghai Museum of Fine Arts, Shanghai, China

Boy and His Mirror Image, Gallery Christa Schuebbe, Düsseldorf, Germany

Group Exhibitions


Labyrinth, Art and Knowledge Space, F3, Brewery Art Complex, Beijing, China

Adidas: A Total Shock- Sports’ Horizon Art Exhibition, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shenyang, Chengdu, Beijing, China

Works on Paper, The Center for Art Archives, Wuhan, China

Time Difference: the New Force in Chinese Contemporary Art, Magee Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain

The Soaring Field: New Paintings from China, Nanjing Square Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Beyond CARTOON- Asian Contemporary Art Group。 Beyond Art Space。Beijing 798


The Contemporary Way of Media and Tradition: Ten Contemporary Chinese Sculptors, Asian Art Center, Beijing, China

The Generation without a Center: The Art of post 70’s, 706 Factory, Beijing, China

Without You, Without Me, Songzhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China

From Rural Modernity to Urban Utopia: A Retrospective of Sichuan School of Painting, 1976-2006, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Visual Experiences, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Narrative,Fantasy,Future- Exhibition of post 70’s New Art, Tang Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

Wuhan!Wuhan! Nanjing Square Contemporary Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Things Do Not… Variations and Explorations of True Images, Doosan Art Center, Seoul,Korea

Energy- Mental, Physical, Material - The first literature exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

China's First Contemporary Art Exposition in Japan, Tokyo National Arts Club, Japan

Chen Ke, Li Jikai, Weijia, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, the United States

Made in Asia, Opera Gallery, HongKong, China

There Has Never Been A Change- New Art From China. China Art Seasons Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Uncollectivism- Exhibition of Wuhan’s Post 70's Arts. Suoka Arts Center, Beijing, China

The Journey to the West- A Chinese New Story, Kunstraum Noe Niederösterreichische Museum, Vienna, Austria

China Now now! Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Appearances, Oumeiling Space, Beijing, China

Art Basel, Miami Beach, Miami, USA

Pan-Amsterdam Art Expo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


The Self-Made Situation: A Retrospective of Contemporary Chinese Painting, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, China

Blog and Statement: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chongqing, China

Happy New Year: Oil Paintings by Young Artists, the Center for Art Archives, Wuhan, China

Unusual Impression: Oil paintings by the artists born around 1970, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

An Encounter with Reality as Metaphor, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China

FIFA: Beautiful Football 11x11 Graffiti Art, CITIC Plaza, Shanghai, China

Chongqing Chilly Peppers, Qingdao Art Museum, Qingdao, China

Beyond Empire, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China

New Interface: Debut of the UP Generation, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China

SATELLITE 2006: Contemporary Art & Design Exhibition, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai, China

Beyond Dimensions: Chinese New Painting, Nanjing Square Contemporary Art Museum, China

Potential Dialogue: The Party of Chinese & Austrian Young Artists, RCM Museum, Nanjing, China

Varied Images: Invitation Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Oil Paintings, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

New Works by Chen Bo and Li Jikai, the Center for Art Archives, Wuhan, China

China International Gallery Expo, Beijing, China

Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea

Art Beijing, Beijing, China

Art Expo Düsseldorf, Germany

Art Taipei, Taiwan

The Autumn for Opportunists, the Center for Art Archives, Wuhan, China