Harbin, b.1975

Xu Hualing

Xu Hualing graduated with a master’S degree in Chinese painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2003, and received her doctorate at CAFA in 2016. Xu currently lives in Beijing and teaches in the Department of Chinese Painting at CAFA. Xu has exhibited extensively in institutions, biennials and museums globally.

Xu Hualing is a leading artist in the realm of Chinese contemporary ink and Gongbi (fine-line). She utilizes a soft yet meticulous brushstroke to depict intimate and sensual representations of female figure. Emphasizing visuality and painterliness, and playing down the production of philosophical discourse, Xu Hualing’s practice is a testament to technique, and the ability to evoke a sensuality in painting itself.

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Biography

Xu Hualing graduated with a master’S degree in Chinese painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2003, and received her doctorate at CAFA in 2016. Xu currently lives in Beijing and teaches in the Department of Chinese Painting at CAFA. Xu has exhibited extensively in institutions, biennials and museums globally.

Xu Hualing is a leading artist in the realm of Chinese contemporary ink and Gongbi (fine-line). She utilizes a soft yet meticulous brushstroke to depict intimate and sensual representations of female figure. Emphasizing visuality and painterliness, and playing down the production of philosophical discourse, Xu Hualing’s practice is a testament to technique, and the ability to evoke a sensuality in painting itself.

Artworks

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Aroma 4-5, 2004

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Art of the 2000s / Asian Art / Chinese Art / Chinese Ink Painting / Contemporary Asian Art / Contemporary Chinese Art / Face/Body (Human Figures) / Figurative Painting / Ink / Ink on Silk / Ink Painting / Lyrical Expression / Media Study / Natural Pigment / Natural Pigment on Silk / Painting / Painting Study / Silk / Smooth and Flat Surface / Soft and Meticulous Brushstrokes / Women Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2006

    Received doctorate at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

  • 2003

    Received master’s degree in Chinese painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Guanju, Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

  • Scent – Recent Works of Xu Hualing, NanHai Art, Millbrae, CA

  • 2016

    Feather-Like, Today Art Museum, Beijing

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Variations in Line, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2019

    Anticipation, Gallery Ora-Ora, Hong Kong

  • 2017

    PAD London 2017, Michael Goedhuis, London, UK

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Education

  • 2006

    Received doctorate at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

  • 2003

    Received master’s degree in Chinese painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Guanju, Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

  • Scent – Recent Works of Xu Hualing, NanHai Art, Millbrae, CA

  • 2016

    Feather-Like, Today Art Museum, Beijing

  • 2008

    Swords Girl, Kohler Muller Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

  • 2007

    Eternal Beauty, DF2 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • Eternal Beauty, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Variations in Line, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2019

    Anticipation, Gallery Ora-Ora, Hong Kong

  • 2017

    PAD London 2017, Michael Goedhuis, London, UK

  • ART BEIJING 2017, Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing

  • Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai

  • 2016

    Chinese Ink Painting on Fan-shaped Silk, Sunyard ·Sinceren Art Center, Beijing

  • Exercise one's Inventive Mind, Tongxi Art Center, Nanjing

  • Stories of the Life: Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, China Culture Center in Sydey, Australia

  • 2015

    ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2015, MEBO Culture

  • The Revival of Tradition-Another Approach Contemporary Chinese Art, Javits Center, New York, NY

  • Herstory, MeboSpace, Beijing

  • For Chinese Painting, Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

  • Illusion & Image, Sunyard Art, Hangzhou

  • Six Cities—China New Ink Painting Exhibition, Shandong Art Museum, Jinan

  • SHUIMO:Meet Revolution, The New Silk Road, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing

  • Silent Poetry — Chinese Contemporary Ink, The University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Image Study —— Logic of Presentation Ink Wash and Ink Process, Rightview Art Museum, Beijing

  • 2014

    Devotion to Chinese Contemporary Art, Gallery Ora-Ora, Hong Kong

  • Variation: Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Series II, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing

  • Reform Art-System by Ancient Examples Contemporary Elaborate-Style Painting Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing

  • 2014 ART MO International Art Fair,Hall B Cotai Expo Venetian Macao, Macao

  • Reviewing hand brushwork—Academic Exhibition of Chinese

  • Contemporary hand brushwork Painting, Lingnan Art Museum, Dongguan

  • Painted Skin: Five Female Ink Artists, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing

  • ART021,ROCKBUND, Shanghai ART BEIJING2014, Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing

  • N12-No.5,Beijing Commune, Beijing

  • 2013

    Hue Art in the Contemporary Era —The 9th National Exhibition of Chinese Hue Art Paintings,National Art Museum of China, Beijing

  • The Revival of Tradition—Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tuyap, Turkey

  • Inner Vision—An Invitational Exhibition of Xingongbi by Seven Artists, PING Art Space,Taipei

  • Philosophical Interpretations of PaintingⅡ—The Exhibition of Contemporary Gongbi Painting, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

  • The Way of Rejuvenation—The Historical Exhibition of Beijing Art Institute of Chinese Gong Bi Painting, Seal Art Museum

  • New Ink, Hihey Art Center, Beijing

  • New Poetry: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting, Soka Art Center, Taipei

  • Turn the imaginary for the real: Allegorical images—Invitational Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary fine brush artists, Ink Gallery, Nanjing

  • Bai Hui Han Ying— The first exhibition of private art galleries in Jiangsu, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing

  • ART BEIJING2013,Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing

  • The Wisdom of The Era—Exhibition Tour of AAC, Beijing; Shenzhen; Chengdu; Xi an; Shanghai; Wuhan

  • 2012

    L'écriture féminine, Triumph Art Space, Beijing

  • Art Nova 100, Hongkong

  • CYPA Young Artists Project, Guanghua 5 Art Exhibition, Beijing

  • Onward from Concepts: 2012 XinGongBi Document Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

  • Multi-layered, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai

  • Art Beijing, National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Beijing

  • Changing View Round Two –Nomination Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Ink and Water Art, Beijing, China

  • 2011

    Concern Power—The Exhibition of Youth Ink Painting, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • Visual China Asia Exhibition Tour: Special Exhibition of China’s Experimental Ink Art, Chinese Culture Center, Tokyo, Japan

  • Representation of Realistic Art – Exhibition of Painting, 2011 CHENGDU BIENNALE, Chengdu, China

  • North and South Melody, Ink Gallery, Nanjing, China

  • Philosophical Interpretations of Painting - The Exhibition of Contemporary Gongbi Painting, China Space, Beijing, China

  • Art Nova 100, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, China

  • Tribute to the future - fifth anniversary exhibition of Hi Art, Beijing, China

  • Italy in Chinese Artists' Eyes, China, Italy

  • 2010

    China Welcomes You, Oldenburg Museum, Germany

  • Self Portrait—Feminine Art in China(1920-2010), Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

  • The Second Session of Institutional Classics—Collected Works of Well-Known Fine Brushwork Artists of Art Institutes in China, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts Museum, Wuhan, China

  • CHANGING VIEW, Nomination Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Gongbi Art, Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • Corner of TIMES, Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2010 Art Beijing, Beijing, China

  • 2009

    2009 SHContemporary, Shanghai Exhibition Center, China

  • Innovation of Ink Wash Painting, Beijing Wenjin Arts Center, Beijing

  • The Academic Exhibition of Chinese Fine Arts Painting, Art Gallery of China National Academy of Painting, China

  • Pink Paintings-Female Ink Art in Contemporary Context, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, China

  • 2170 Exhibition of Chinese Painting, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, China

  • Water and Color—Contemporary Ink Art Show, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2008

    Crouching Paper Hidden Dragon, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China

  • Illusion•Essence, Beijing Academiejulien Museum & Xin Beijing Art Gallery, Beijing, China

  • 2007

    Beijing International Art Expo, Beijing, China

  • 2006

    New Drawing Annual 2006, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • N12 New Painting Show, C5 Gallery, Beijing, China

  • International Asian Art Expo, New York, USA

  • Palm Beach! America’s International Fine Art and Antique Fair, Florida

  • 2005

    N12 New Painting Show, Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

  • Academy Meticulous, 1st International Youth Meticulous Figurative Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • The next Generation: A Return to Painting, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA

  • Art of the 20th Century, New York, USA

  • Contemporary Art from Greater China, Goedhuis Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA and London, England

  • 2004

    N12 New Painting Show, Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

  • The 10th Nationwide Art Painting Exhibition Of China, Hangzhou, China

  • She, China Art Seasons Gallery, Beijing, China

  • The First Chinese Painting Exhibition of China’s Youth, received golden medal, China Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2003

    N12 New Painting Show, Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

  • The Light of Academy, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

  • 2002

    The Fifth Fine Chinese Painting Exhibition of China, Yanhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2001

    The First Fall Rock Painting Exhibition of China, received excellent prize, China Art Museum, Beijing, China