Xu Yong Biography
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  1954 January born in Shanghai, China

  1965 Moved to Beijing with his family

  1971 Worked in Beijing Needle Bearing Industrial Company

  1978 Graduated from Luoyang Institute of Industry

  1984 – 1988 Worked as a photographer of Beijing Advertising Company

  1986 Had his first solo photography exhibition

  1993 Initiated Hutong cultural tourism in Beijing

  2002 Cultivated 798 art district in Beijing;

  Opened “798 Space”

  2003 Masterminded and launched “Rebuild 798” art movement

  Major Publications of Photographic Works

   Zhejiang Art Publishing House,1990; Shinchosha Publishing Co. Ltd, Japan, 1994, Shuxin Publishing House, Taiwan, 1995; China World Publishing Co., 1996; Heibonsha Publishers, Japan, 2003

   Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992

   series photography collections, Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992 – 1996

   photography collection, Beijing Publishing House, 1996

   Beijing Sanlian Publishing House, 2001

   China Photography Publishing House, 2003

   Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co., 2006

   Cultural China Publishing House, Honk Kong, 2007

  <18% Gray> Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co.,2010