Lee was born in Taiwan in 1964, currently lives and works in Paris and New York City

Degrees

1997 Yale University, Graduate School of Fine Arts. MFA in Sculpture
1993 California College of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors in Textile Art
Solo Exhibitions

2018         Sonic BlossomCentre Pompidou, Paris (upcoming)
                 Lee Mingwei: Stone JourneyWorcester Art Museum, MA
                 (upcoming)
                 Sonic BlossomNational Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
 
2016         Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
                 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand
                 The Moving GardenNational Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,
                 Australia
                 Between Going and StayingCentre for Chinese Contemporary
                 Art, Manchester, UK 
 
2015         Sonic Blossom, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
                 Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of ParticipationTaipei Fine
                 Arts Museum, Taiwan
                 Lee Mingwei: Sonic BlossomMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
 
2014         Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation, Mori Art
                 Museum, Tokyo, Japan
 
2013         A Quartet and A Living RoomUllens Center for Comteporary Art,
                 Manchester, UK
                 Luminous DepthsPeranakan Museum, Singapore
 
2012         The Living Room, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
                 Visible, Elusive, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
                 Tales of Flower and Stones, Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei, Taiwan
 
2011         The Moving Garden, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
                 The Travelers, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY
 
2010         Trilogy of Sounds, Mount Stuart, Scotland, UK
                 Pantheon Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Baltimore, MD 
                 Lee Mingwei: Liquid FormsOsage Gallery, Hong Kong
 
2009         Grandfather's Incline, Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA
                 The Mending ProjectLombard-Freid Projects, New York, NY     
 
2008         Guernica in Sand, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane,
                 Australia
                 Bodhi Tree ProjectQueensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane,
                 Australia
                 Uncommon SensesGovett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth,
                 New Zealand  
                 The Quartet Project, Albion Gallery, London, UK
 
2007         Lee Mingwei: Impermanence, Chicago Cultural Center, IL
                 Duologue, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
 
2006         The Tourist, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia
                 Guernica in Sand, Albion Gallery, London, UK
                 Pantheon Project, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, NY
 
2005         Through Masters' Eyes, Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst,
                 Cologne, Germany
                 Through Masters' Eyes, Kaikodo Gallery, New York, NY                        
 
2004         Through Masters' Eyes, Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
                 Los Angeles, CA
                 Shueito LegendsBunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen
                 Taiwan
 
2003         The TouristMuseum of Modern Art, New York, NY
                 Harvard Seers ProjectHarvard University Office for the Arts,
                 Cambridge, MA
 
2002         The Tourist ProjectRice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
                 The Shadow and Its DoubleEslite Gallery, Taipei Taiwan
 
2000         The Living Room ProjectIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum,
                 Boston, MA
                 The Sleeping ProjectLombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY
                 Empathic EconomiesDavis Museum, Wellesley College, MA
                 Empathic EconomiesFt. Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL
 
1999         Lee Mingwei 1994 to 1999Cleveland Center for Contemporary
                 Art, Cleveland, OH
 
1998         Way StationsThe Whitney Museum of American Art, New 
                 York, NY
                 The Letter Writing Project, The Fabric Workshop & Museum,
                 Philadelphia, PA
 
1997         InteractExchangeLombard Freid Fine Art, New York, NY
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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