Art Critic and Curator,Li graduated from the art history department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in 1988. Li has served as curatorial assistant and director for CAFA's academic research department, and chief curator at the Shanghai Art Museum Curator. He is currently director of the Z-art Center, Shanghai. Li has planed or curated numerous major art exhibitions, including Shanghai Biennale (2000, 2002, Shanghai Art Museum, China), "Metaphysics: Shanghai Abstract Art Exhibition" (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, Shanghai Art Museum, China), "Dreaming of the Dragon's Nation - Contemporary Art from China" (2004, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland), "Lines - Chinese Abstract Art" (2007, Creek Art, Shanghai, China), and "Tao of Nature - Chinese Abstract Art Exhibition" (2011, MoCA Shanghai, China).