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Biography
1954
Born in Shanghai, China
1965
Moved to Beijing with his family
1978
Graduated from Luoyang Institute of Industry
1984–88 Worked as a photographer of Beijing Advertising Company
1986 Had his first solo photography exhibition
2002 Cultivated 798 art district in Beijing
Opened “798 Space”
2003
Masterminded and launched “Rebuild 798” art movement



Inventory Catalogue

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016
"Negatives", Julian Sander Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2013
"Through the Hutongs - Xu Yong Retrospective", Hua Gallery, London, UK
2012
"China Photo: Xu Yong", Palais de Seoul Art Center & Gallery CSP111, Seoul, Korea

"Future Direction", Enjoy Museum of Art, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China
2011
"Second Look", Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2010
"Second Look - Abstract Photographs by Xu Yong", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

"18% Gray", 798 Space, Beijing, China
2007
Xu Yong Solo Exhibition, Gong Gallery, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018
"Multiple Facets", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong
2017
"Discerning Eye", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong
2016
The Invitational Exhibition of the Festival Images Vevey, Switzerland

The Invitational Exhibition of the BredaPhoto International Photo Festival, Netherlands

The Special Invitational Exhibition of the Darmstadt Photography Festival, Germany
2015
"Chinese Photography - Twentieth Century and Beyond", Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China

Changjiang International Photography and Video Biennale, Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
2014
Asia Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong, Marco Polo Hotel, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

"Liquid Culture: China & Korea New Media Art Exhibition", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2012
Asia Contemporary Art Show, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

Spoon Art Fair HK 12, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong
2011
"Super Reality, Super Privacy - VISION Exhibition on Paper Series 8", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Asia Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

Art HK 2011, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong
2009
"Chinese Memory", 798 Space, Beijing, China

"798 Biennale", Beijing, China
2008
"The Evolution of Concept", 798 Space, Beijing, China

"Return Home", 798 Space, Beijing, China

"Conversation•2008•IMAGE CHINA - A Gallery with a View", Inter Art Centre, Beijing, China
2007
"Solution Scheme - Photo Exhibition by Xu Yong and Yu Na", 798 Space, Beijing, China
2005
"The Contemporary Art Exhibition of Songzhuang", 798 Space, Beijing, China

Major Publications of Photographic Works
Hutong 101 Photos, 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
Portraits Taken in Lu Xun’s Hometown, Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992
Countryside China, series photography collections, Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992 – 1996
Hutong 99, photography collection, Beijing Publishing House, 1996
Opening Beijing, Beijing Sanlian Publishing House, 2001
Xiaofangjia Hutong, China Photography Publishing House, 2003
Backdrops and Backdrops, Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co., 2006
Solution Scheme, Cultural China Publishing House, Honk Kong, 2007
18% Gray, Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co., 2010


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