Li Xiangyang was born in 1957 in Beijing, China and studied at the Art Department of Beijing Film Academy from 1978 to 1981. In 1985, his first solo exhibition was held in Rome. In 1987, Li became a professional painter of an Italian gallery and participated in various Italian avant-garde exhibitions. He returned to China in 2005. In 2010, participated “The Great Celestial Abstraction” planned by one of the world’s most famous curators Oliver in the National Art Museum of China, after which he held the second exhibition in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome in 2011. In 2016, Li held the solo exhibition in Rome Bridge Gallery which was the largest gallery in Rome and had 20 years of cooperation with Oliver. Li’s artwork is to explore the form, the language, the material, the color of abstract painting and the changing tension between Western painting and the traditional Chinese painting. His latest exhibition was held in Beijing EGG Gallery in 2017. His works have been included in the permanent collections of important collectors from China and Italy and art museums including the National Art Museum of China.