The best exhibitions in Beijing this November

The best exhibitions and art events in Beijing this November

Hu Qingyan exhibition until Dec 30
Our pick of the best art events and exhibitions happening in Beijing this November. Some are on all month, while some are one-off events, so make sure you don't miss your chance to see some of the most talented names in contemporary art while they're showing in the capital.

Events disappear from this page as they pass, so if you're looking at a sparse page you missed the boat [sad face]. But come back next month for another glut of events to keep you entertained.

After Nature

Critics' pick

UCCA presents After Nature, the inaugural exhibition at the UCCA Dune Art Museum, the newest addition to UCCA’s growing portfolio of projects. Included are works by nine Chinese artists who span a range of generations, born between 1942 and 1988. 

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UCCA Dune , Beidaihe 13 Oct - 07 Apr

Hu Qingyan: Absent & Superfluous

Critics' pick

Since graduating from CAFA in 2010, Hu Qingyan has made a name for himself as a highly skilled sculptor and a great conceptual thinker. His explorations of intermediality push the boundaries of his chosen medium, with playful shape-shifting of form, material, texture and mass.

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Galerie Urs Meile (麦勒画廊) , 2 Jiuxianqiao Lu Every day except Monday

Philippe Parreno: Marilyn

Critics' pick

After transforming time and space in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall with an installation that included large flying fish, Algerian-born French artist Philippe Parreno conjures up the ghost of Marilyn Monroe in Beijing, with his 2012 film, Marilyn, recreating her life in a ‘phantasmagorical séance’. ...

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Espace Louis Vuitton , 1 Jianguomen Dajie 27 Sep - 24 Mar

Bingyi: Impossible Landscapes

Critics' pick

Beijing-based artist, architectural designer, writer, curator, cultural critic and social activist, Bingyi has a practice as diverse as her CV. Works at this exhibition include her recent, sensational floor-to-ceiling hanging scroll, ‘A Thousand Mountains in One Particle of Dust’ and her trilogy ...

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Ink Studio Every day except Monday

Shōji Ueda: Retrospective

Critics' pick

From the sand-dune landscapes that surrounded his home in Tottori, Japan and inspired by the Surrealist works of Man Ray and René Magritte, Shōji Ueda choreographed and photographed beautiful and bizarre worlds. This exhibition displays the breadth of his modernist oeuvre including his ...

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Three Shadows Photography Art Centre , 155A Caochangdi Every day except Monday

Entropy

Critics' pick

Just like the dispersed and random state that is 'entropy', seven contemporary Chinese artists, each born from a different stage in China’s rapid social and economic development, come together to tell the variegated and complex experiences that together make up 'contemporary Chinese art'.

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Faurschou Foundation , 2 Jiuxianqiao Lu Every day except Monday Free

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