Personal Profile

Liu Ruowang

About

After completing his program study in CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine Arts) in 2005, Liu Ruowang received recognition from many institutions, and his works were then represented in private, public, and corporate collections around the world. His works are deeply rooted in Chinese cultural and historical context. In 2011 and 2012, Liu’s works were shown in the National Museum of China, China National Art Museum, and other museums throughout China. In 2013 his works were exhibited at the South Korean Parliament. In 2015 Wolves Coming!, originally shown in Beijing’s 798 Art District, was exposed in Italy at the University of Turin and at the 2015 Venice Biennale. In 2016 Liu Ruowang was chosen as Theme Artist at NordArt 2016 where he was also awarded the Highest Popularity Award. In 2018 he won the Canova Prize – Contemporary Excellence Award in New York, while in 2019 was awarded the Napoli Medal of Honor by the Mayor of Naples. At the moment, Wolves Coming! is exhibited in front of the Uffizi in Florence.

 

Awards

2019

  • "Napoli Medal of Honor" awarded by the major of Naples, Italy

2018

  • "Canova Prize" Contemporary Excellence Award in New York

2016

  • "NordArt Popularity Award", at Art at Carlshütte in Germany
  • "American Express Essentials", The 15 Art Exhibitions to See this Summer

2015

  • "Naples Classic Culture Award", Naples, Italy
  • Nominated as one of "10 Exhibitions Not to be Missed", by Italian media

2012

  • "Excellent Works Award", Bejing, China

2005

  • "Light of the Academy Award", at China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Bejing, China

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2020

  • "Wolfs Coming", Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti and Santissima Annunziata, Florence, Italy

2019

  • "Wolfs Coming", Piazza del Municipio, Neaples, Italy
  • "Urban Sculpture Online", Prague, Czech Republic
  • "Ecological Civilization", International Exhibition for Sculpture Art, Miyun, Bejing, China
  • "Gobi Paradise", Ecological Civilization International Exhibition for Sculpture Art, Yinshan Desert, Inner Mongolia, China
  • "Responsibility of the Common People", Ecological Civilization International Exhibition for Sculpture Art, Chanbazi Water Park, Xi'An, China
  • Ecological Civilization International Exhibition for Sculpture Art, International Art District Yukou, Shaanxi, China

2018

  • "Reconstructing the Garden of Eden", 798 Yang International Art Center, Bejing, China
  • "Reconstructing the Garden of Eden", Yanhuang Art Museum, Bejing, China
  • "The Third Path" returns art to the people, Xiedao Resort, Bejing, China
  • "Living Together", Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament, Kiel, Germany
  • "Living Together", Wenceslas Square, Prague, Czech Republic
  • "The East is Red", 20th art exhibition of Northern Germany Art District NordArt, Büdelsdorf, Germany
  • "Wolf Coming", Francois Mitterand Square, Quimper, France
  • "Liu Ruowang", Lorenzelli Arte, Milan, Italy

2017

  • "The Common People", 19th art exhibition of Northern Germany Art District NordArt, Büdelsdorf, Germany
  • "Living Together", Sonderborg Castle, Sonderborg, Denmark
  • "The Common People", Chaoyang Planning Art Museum, Bejing, China

2016

  • “CREATURES by Ruowang” The overseas tour exhibitions of Liu Ruowang’s works of art. Germany - NordArt Germany
  • “CREATURES by Ruowang” The overseas tour exhibitions of Liu Ruowang’s works of art. Beijing - Giri Beijing International Art Zone

2015

  • “Wolves Coming!” dialogue《 the mourning of Christ》 Venice Biennale - Access Naples Cultural Classic “Wolves Coming!” dialogue with 《Kritik der reinen Vernunft》of Immanuel Kant - University of Turin

2014

  • “Heaven and Earth of the Loess”solo exhibition China federation of literature and art
  • “The original sin”solo exhibition Changchun
  • “From Human to Ape” – Liu RuoWang’s Sculptures Solo Exhibition–Beijing 798 Art Zone, 3 Street,Honyo Art Center

2013

  • South Korea Cultural Exchange Exhibition Liu Ruowang solo exhibition – The South Korean parliament

2012

  • “Wolves Coming” – Liu RuoWang’s Sculptures Exhibition – New Zealand Queenstown
  • "In the Beginning was the Word", Aquaforte Gallery, Berlin

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2019

  • First International Arts & Culture Festival, Yuanmingyuan, China
  • "Spanning Eternity", Sino-Swiss Friendship Exhibition by Liu Ruowang & Pascal Yali Art Exhibition
  • "International Art Hand in Hand, Dream cup Works Exhbition, Chaoyang Planning Art Museum, Bejing, China
  • "Golden Pig Najib", 798 Yang International Art Center

2018

  • "Art Xiamen", International Art Fair, Xiamen, China
  • "The Third Path Returns Art to the People", Xiedao Resort, Bejing, China
  • "The Third Path", Contemporary Art Exhibition, Xi'an Old Steel Plant Design and Entrepreneurship Industrial Park
  • Kwun Tong Art Museum, Bejing China

2017

  • "The Common People", Rome Biennial, Rome, Italy
  • "The Common People", Florence Museum, Florence, Italy
  • "The Armory Show 2017 Insights", New York, USA
  • "Curitiba International Art Biennial of Contemporary Art", Curitiba, Brazil
  • "Art Bejing", China Agricultural Exhibition Hall, Bejing, China
  • "Creativity and Fine Arts", Chinese People's Liberation Army Works Exhibition, Bayi Art Museum

2014

  • "Creation · Intention" Beijing Young and Middle-aged Sculptor Works Exhibition, Chaoyang Planning Art Museum, Bejing, China

2013

  • "High Mountains and Flowing Water" Liu Ruowang Sculpture Exhibition, 798 Metal Library, Bejing, China

2012

  • “Professors’ Way”·Group Exhibition of Research Associates and Professors from the Sculpture Branch of China National Art Institute——Beijing China National Art Institute Museum
  • The 12th National Millitary Art Exhibition - China National Art Museum

2011

  • Invitational Exhibition of China National Art Institute - Guozhong Art Museum, Songzhuang, Beijing
  • “Daybreak”-30th Anniversary Exhibition of China National Art Institute - China National Art Museum

2010

  • “Lofty Mountains and Flowing Water” – Liu RuoWang’s Sculptures Exhibition—Guanyintang Art Museum, Beijing
  • “Majestic Momentum”- China Invitational Exhibition of Modern Sculptures——China Millennium Monument
  • “Wolves Coming!” – 2010 Liu RuoWang’s Sculptures Exhibition —798 Originality Square,Dingfeng Art Space

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