Pi Li

Pi Li

Program

MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014

Institution

M+

Title

Sigg Senior Curator

Pi Li was appointed Senior Curator of M+ in 2012. While previously working as a critic, curator and educator in Mainland China, he has also introduced western art to China, and Chinese Contemporary Art to the rest of the world, working with institutions in Europe such as Centre Pompidou, Paris and Tate Modern, London as well as numerous institutions in Asia. He previously served as the Deputy Executive Director of the Art Administration Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA). He co- founded the UniversalStudios / Boers-Li Gallery in Beijing in 2005 to support individual creations in the visual arts, design, films and music. Pi curated different exhibitions including Media City Seoul 2006 at National Art Museum of Seoul, Korea (2006); The Nature of Concept: the Transforming Concept of Chinese Contemporary Art 1987- 2006 at the Hubei Art Museum (2007); and Super Organism at Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (2011). His articles have been published in magazines, such as Art Value, Flash Art and Museum. His most recent exhibition was Right is Wrong: Four Decades of Chinese Art in M+ Sigg Collection (co-curated with Lars Nittve and Katarina Pierre, Bildmuseet Umea, Sweden). Pi received his PhD in Art History and Criticism from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2009.