Xie Lei

Xie Lei

1983 born in Huainan, Anhui Province, China; lives and works in Paris

2006 BA, China Central Academy of Fine-Arts, Beijing, China
2010 MA (with Felicitations of Jury), Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France
2014 Painting Research Programme, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2016 practice-based PhD in Visual arts (Very Honorable with unanimous Jury Congratulations)
Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and Ecole normale supérieure (PSL), France

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Xie Lei, Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Luang Prabang, Lao (upcoming)

Xie Lei, HdM Gallery, London, UK (upcoming)
Xie Lei, Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, Canada

2017
Walden II, Yima Gallery, Chengdu, China
Poe’s Garden, Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver, Canada (cat.)

2016
Xie Lei – Entre Chien et Loup, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

2015
Xie Lei – Sans rivage, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2014
Xie Lei – Murmur, Grenier du Chapître, Cahors, France (cat.)
Sortilège et diableries : l’inquiètant ordinaireChâteau d’Ardelay, Les Herbiers, France

2013
Xie Lei, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (cat.)
Everything And Nothing, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China

2012
Xie Lei – Chimères, Fondation Yishu 8, Beijing, China (cat.)
Xie Lei, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.)

2011
Xie Lei – Destination, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China (cat.)
Xie Lei, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (cat.)

2009
Enter At Own Risk, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

Group Exhibitions

2019
Persona Grata?, curated by Alexia Fabre, Anne-Laure Flacelière and Ingrid Jurzak, MAC VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Yellow Reflection, Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris, France
Couleurs de la Chine Contemporaine, Musée Saint-Remi, Reims, France

2018
How To See [What Isn’t There], curated by Gianni Jetzer, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany
Persona Grata, curated by Anne-Laure Flacelière and Isabelle Renard, Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration, Paris, France
Group Show Moulin Joly, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Collection David H. Brolliet – Geneva, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France

2016
Nouvelles acquisitions, Fondation Colas, Boulogne, France
Who Cares?, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Utopie Picturale 3, FORMA Art contemporain & cabinet d’expertise, Lausanne, Switzerland

2014
Memo II, White Space, Beijing, China
Utopie Picturale 2, Fonderie Kugler, Geneva, Switzerland
Picturalités Singulières, Chateau d’Assas, Le Vigan, France

2013
Utopie Picturale, Villa Dutoit, Geneva, Switzerland
Ca grimpe, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

2012
1912-2012 France – Chine, un siècle de dialogue, Fondation Yishu8, Beijing, China
Visage et Portrait, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
Tranches de carrés sur tranches de cercles, Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France (cat.)
Accrochage, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China

2011
Résonance/Dissonance, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Le Vent d’après, curated by Jean de Loisy and 
Ulla von Brandenburg, Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France (cat.)

2010
Ligne de Chance, curated by François Bouillon and Bernard Moninot, Fondation Ricard, Paris, France (cat.)

2008
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

Shcontemporary, Marlborough Gallery, Shanghai, China
Institut de France, Paris, France
Marlborough Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris, France
Salon de Montrouge, France

2007
Dessine moi un… Galerie Serge Aboukrat, Paris, France
Back to Canvas, the Poetry Between Abstract and Imagism, Amelie Art Gallery, Beijing, China

2006
Shi Tang Arts Space, Beijing, China

Grants

2016
Fondation Colas

2012
Prix Alphonse Cellier, Institut de France

2011
Prix Nicolas Feuillate

2010
Bourse de la Mairie de Paris pour l’art contemporain

2008
Bourse Colin-Lefrancq, Hunter College, New York

2003
Drawing Award CAFA

Catalogues

2014
Murmur, text by Guitemie Maldonado, 
Les rencontres d’art contemporain, Cahors, France

2013
Xie Lei, text by François-René Martin, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2012
Xie Lei – Chimères, texts by Henry-Claude Cousseau, Liang Shuhan, Emmanuel Fessy, Fondation Yishu 8, Beijing, China
Tranches de carrés sur tranches de cercles, text by Pauline Lafille, Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France
Xie Lei, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

2011
Destination, text by Philippe Koutouzis, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China
Xie Lei, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Le Vent d’après, texts by Jean de Loisy and Ulla von Brandenburg, Beaux-Arts de Paris, France

2010
Ligne de Chance, Fondation Ricard and Beaux-Arts de Paris, France 

2008
Salon de Montrouge, France

Selected Bibliography

2018
Sophie de Santis, Eldorado Désenchanté, Le Figaro, November 21, N°23102, p.31

2015
Pauline Vidal, Les visions hallucinées de Xie Lei, LeJournaldesArts.fr, October 26

2014
Olivia Sand, Asian Art, February, Profile 2-5
Elephant Magazine, Issue 19, summer, p.6

2013
Pauline Vidal, La peinture Onirique de Xie Lei, Le Journal des Arts, N° 398, October 4-17 , p.31
Philippe Dagen, 
Le Monde, N°21361, September 22-23, p.12
Bettina Wohlfarth, 
FAZ, September 27 

2012
Liu Shiyao, Hidden Current, Time Out Beijing, November 9, p.75
Yue Lian, Xie Lei: New Communication and Allure, 
Gallery, November
Chen Hongming, Xie Lei: Double re-interpretation of east and west tradition, 
Contemporary Art, December
Xu Nan, Xie Lei in Yishu8, 
Master Oriental Art, December, p.18
Tian Tian, Xie Lei pays tribute to masters in ‘Chimères’
Hi Art, October 22
Yang Jiaqing, Chimères: Xie Lei in Yishu8, 
Beijing Review, October 23
Xu Qinghong, Xie Lei solo, 
Jinghua Newspaper, October 23
Zhang Shuqi, Xie Lei, Chinese artist in France, 
Xin Hua News Daily, October 23
Xiong Ying, Xie Lei debut in Yishu8, 
China Art Newspaper, N° 1215, October 20

2011
Valérie de Maulmin, L‘artiste du mois: le monde surnaturel de Xie Lei, Connaissance des Arts, February N°690, p.104
Sonia Desprez, Espoirs – Le Vent d’après, A Nous, July 4, p.24
Monica Lau, Destination, Splux, December, p.64-65
Valérie Duponchelle, Le Figaro, February 142011

Bruce Helander, Xie Lei, artist to watch, 
The Art Economist, Issue 9, p.67

 

Catalogues

Press

Email
studioxielei@gmail.com

Galerie Anne de Villepoix
18 rue du Moulin Joly
75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 42 78 32 24
info@annedevillepoix.com
www.annedevillepoix.com

Z Gallery Arts 
102-1688 West 1st Ave
Vancouver, Canada V6J1G1
+1 604 742 2001
info@zgalleryarts.com
www.zgalleryarts.com

Crédits
Design et développement : L&D
Photos : Aurélien Mole, Claire Tenu, Nathaniel McMahon

 

 

Group exhibition, MAC VAL

Curated by Alexia Fabre, Anne-Laure Flacelière, Ingrid Jurzak

Installation views, Xie Lei, 2019, Z Gallery Arts, Vancouver

Solo Exhibition, Xie Lei, February 21 - March 23, 2019

Z Gallery Arts, 102 – 1688 west 1st avenue, Vancouver, Canada

Group exhibition, Langen Foundation, How To See [What Isn’t There], September 9, 2018 - March 17, 2019

Group Exhibition

October 15, 2018 – January 20, 2019

Persona Grata, Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration, Paris & MACVAL, Vitry-sur-Seine

curated by Anne-Laure Flacelière, Isabelle Renard and Ingrid Jurzak

* Me And I, 2015, oil on canvas, 186 x 146 cm

Fondation Fernet-Branca, 40 ans de passion - Collection David Brolliet, group exhibition, 27 May - 30 September 2018

Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 30 x 50 cm

Fondation Fernet-Branca

2 rue du Ballon, 68300, Saint-Louis

http://fondationfernet-branca.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/DP-Brolliet-anglais.pdf

 

Solo exhibition, Walden II, Yima Gallery, Chengdu

Solo Exhibition

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Group Exhibition — Utopie Picturale 3

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21 January – 20 February 2016

Galerie FORMA, Lausanne

Sans rivage, 05 September - 31 October 2015, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

September 19, 2015

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Photos : Aurélien Mole

XIE LEI « Entre chien et loup »

July 15, 2015