Guanyu Xu

(Chinese, b. 1993; resides in Chicago, IL)

Guanyu Xu attended the Beijing Film Academy (2011-2013) and completed a BFA and MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2016, 2019). His work has been included in exhibitions at Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York (2020), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2020), the New Orleans Museum of Art, LA (2020), and the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2020), and the Aperture Foundation, New York (2016),among many others. He was the Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize Runner-up in 2019.

Parents' Bedroom, 2018Parents' Bedroom, 2018
Opened Closets, 2019Opened Closets, 2019


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Museum of Contemporary Photography

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