1962    Born in Daqing, Hei Long Jiang province, China   

1968    Moved to Beijing   

1979    Worked as an electrician, Ocean Oil Company, Tianjin   

1983    Graduated form Hebei Normal University, oil painting department   

1996   Designed Redstar watch for The Artists Collection of Swatch Watches, 1996 Spring Collection   


Selected Exhibitions

2007   Max Protetch Gallery, New York, New York  

2006   Xianfeng! Chinese avant-garde, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, Netherlands  

       Without Boundary, Pyo Gallery Seoul/ Pyo Gallery Beijing  

       "The Reproduction of Idols: Yue Minjun, 2004-2006," He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (solo)  

       "Looking for Terrorists," Beijing Commune, Beijing, China (solo)  

       "China Now," Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, Klosterneuburg, Austria  

2005   "Beautiful Cynicism," Arario Beijing, China  

       "Plato and his seven spirits," BJ Century Overseas Chinese City, Shenzhen  

       OCT Contemporary Art Terminal of He Xiangning Art Museum, China  

       "Open 2005: International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations," Lido, Venice, Italy  

       "Post Auratic Self Portrayal of Yue Min Jun," CP Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia (solo)  

       "No U-Turn: China Contemporary Art," TNUR Guando Museum of Art, Taiwan, China  

       Figur / Skulptur, Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg  

2004   Stone Face BANG - Chinas first group printing exhibition, Shanghai  

       Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai  

       Contemporary Lithography Group Exhibition, L.A. Gallery Beijing, Beijing  

       "Guangju Biennale 2004: A Grain of Dust, A Drop of Water," Korea  

       "Art on the Beach: Sculptures," Enrico Navarra Gallery, Ramatuelle, France  

       "20 Years of Hanart TZ Gallery," Hong Kong Art Center  

       "China, the Body Everywhere?" Maseille Museum of Contemporary Art, France  

       "Yue Min Jun: Sculptures & Paintings," Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong (solo)  

2003   "Yue Min Jun: Beijing Ironicals," Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germa

    "Yue Min Jun," Meile Gallery, Switzerland (solo)  

       "From China with Art," Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia  

       "The Rest of the World," Neuffer Am Park, Pirmasens, Germany  

       "Newe Kunsthalle Mannheim 2," Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany  

       "CP Open Biennale 2003," Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia  

       Der Rest Der Welt, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin  

2002   Six Contemporary Chinese Artists, Reykjavik Art Museum at Kjarvalstadir, Reykjavik  

       Things We Believe, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin  

       Spring Group Exhibition, Art Beatus, Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia  

        "The First Guangzhou Triennial," Guangdong Museum of Art, China  

       "Inaugural Exhibition: Contemporary Terracotta Warriors," The Esplanade, Singapore  

       "Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition: Red Land, China," Gwangju Art Museum, Korea  

       "Korea and Chinese Painting 2002: New Expression," Seoul Culture & Art Center, Korea  

       "Chinese Contemporary Art," Rekjavik Art Museum, Iceland  

       "A Point in Time-Changsha," Beauty Art Museum, Changsha, China  

       "Soaking In Silly Laughter: One of Art Singapore 2002," Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore (solo)  

       "Yue Min Jun: Handling," One World Art Center, Beijing, China (solo)  

2001   "Ornament and Abstraction," Foundation Beyeler, Switzerland  

       "Hotpot: Chinese Contemporary Art," Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway  

       "Chinese Mythology", Yidian Gallery, Shanghai  

       New Works, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing  

       "C'est Moi, C'est Nous", Galerie de France, Paris  

       "Passe - Murailles", Musee de Picardie, Amiens  

       "Millennium Portrait of China", Bremen City Gallery, Bremen  

       Take Part, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne  

       Group Exhibition, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  

1999 - 2001  Transparence-Opacite? ACAVA Aosta, Aix-en-Provence, La Villette-Paris  

2000   "Red Ocean," Chinese Contemporary London, England (solo)  

       Shanghai Art Fair 2000  

2000   "Red Ocean," Chinese Contemporary London, England (solo)  

       Shanghai Art Fair 2000  

       Art Cologne  

       Futuro, Contemporary Art Centre of Macau  

       The Dutch Gasunie, Groningen, Holland  

       "Between..." Chengdu Upriver Residence, Kunming Upriver Club, China  

       "Our Friends," Bauhaus University Art Gallery, Weimar, Germany  

1999   "Transparence, opacité? 14 Chinese Contemporary Artists," France, Italy  

       d'APERTutto, 48th Venice Biennale, Venice  

1998   The Grand Tour, Chinese Contemporary London, England  

       5000 + 10, Chinese Contemporary London, England  

       "China Now," Tokyo, Japan; Basel, Switzerland  

       Elevenses - The Avant Garde, Taikoo Palace, Hong Kong  

       Inaugural Exhibition II, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong  

1995   Images of Women II, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong  

       New Trends '95, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong  

       5+5: Voices from Russia and China, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong  

1994   New Trends '94. Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong  

       Art Asia '94, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong  

1992   Yuanmingyuan Artists Exhibition, Yuanmingyuan, Beijing  

1991   Contemporary Modern Art Exhibition, Friendship Hotel, Beijing  

1987   'S' Art Exhibition, Hebei Museum, Hebei