Hong Hao
Resume Info Exhibitions Artworks Comments Video/interview

Born 1965 Born in Beijing

Graduated 1989 B.A majoring in Printmaking Department, the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Current Lives and works in Beijing

Solo Show

2004 Hong Hao Base Gallery, Tokyo Japan

Hong Hao's Reading Room Chambers Fine Art, New York U.S.A

2003 Hong Hao at Rencontres d'Arles 2003 Arles, France

2000 Scenes from the Metropolis The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing China

Suspended Disbelief Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver Canada

Selected Group Show

2007 Journeys: Mapping the Earth and Mind in Chinese Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A


The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art Queenstand Art Gallery Queenstand Austria CHINA NOW SAMMLUNG ESSL / ESSL COLLECTION Vienna,Austria

Since 2000: Printmaking Now MOMA, New York, U.S.A TWELVE - Contemporary Chinese Art Awards 2006 Zendai MOMA, Shanghai, China

One Work:the Taikang Project of Hong Hao+Yan Lei Taikang Top Space,Beijing China

2005-2006 Mahjong Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern,Switzerland Hamburg Contemperory Kunst Museum, Hamburg Germany


Noly One Wall Beijing Commune

FAIRY TALES FOREVER AROS Arhus Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Danmark


Guangzhou International Photography Biennale Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou China


Young Artists from China, Japan and Korea, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul Korea

Dreaming of The Dragon's Nation- Contemporary Art Exhibition from China Irish Museum of Modern Art, Irish

The Chinese.Contemporary Photography and Video in China, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Germany

Between Past and Future -New Photography and Video from China International Center of Photography New York, USA Chicago Art Museum, Chicago, USA

Any Place Any-Art,Immigration,Utopia Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki,Greece

2003-2005 Zooming into Focus:Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video San Diego Museum of Art, U.S.A Shanghai Art Museum, China National Art Museum of China, China


A STRANGE HEAVEN-Contemporary Chinese Photography Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague,Czech Rep Prayer Beads and Brush Strokes Beijing Tokyo art Projects,Beijing, China

AN OPENING ERA China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Chinese Maximalism Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China


First Guangzhou Triennial Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou China

Paris-Pekin Espace Cardin, Paris, France

Golden Harvest -Chinese Contemporary Art, Zagreb Fair, Zagreb, Croatia

China Contemporary Art Exhibition - Red Continent, Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju, Korea

ARCO Art Fair, Madrid, Spain


CHENGDU BIENNALE Chengdu Modern Art Exhibition Hall, Chengdu, China

Los Angeles Biennale, Los Angeles, U.S.A

CROSS-PRESSURES. Contemporary photography and video from Beijing Oulu Art Museum The Finnish Museum of Photography Finland


Virtual Future Guangdong Museum of Art, China


Shanghai Biennale Shanghai Art Museum, China

From Inside the Body: Chinese New Photography and Video Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, U.S.A

Basel Art Fair 2000 Basel Switzerland

Chinese Avant-Garde Artists Documenta, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Janpan

BIG TORINO 2000 Biennial of Emerging Artists Torino, Italy


Five continents and one city Museum of Mexico City, Mexico

Beijing in London Institute of Contemporary Art, London, U.K.

Chinese Maze OTSO Gallery, Espoo , Finland

Images Telling Stories Art college of Shanghai University, Shanghai, China


Inside Out : New Chinese Art Asia Society and P.S.1.Contemporary Art Center, New York.San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,, U.S.A

1998 Impression of Transmuting Daily Lives in Beijing 1998 Contemporary Art Gallery, Beijing, China


Immutability and fashion: Chinese Contemporary Art in the Midst of Changing Surroundings Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Japan

Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom, Chinese Art of the 90’s Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague Czech Rep


New Anecdotes of Social Talk Art Gallery of Beijing International Art Palace, Beijing, China

CHANGES: Modern Art from China Art Museum of Gothenburg, Sweden

1993 CHINA'S NEW ART, POST-1989 Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia Marlborough Fine Art,(London)Ltd. U.K.


19’es Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie Arles, France

Public Collections

British Museum, U.K.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, U.K

MOMA, New York, U.S.A.

Boston Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, U.S.A

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, U.S.A

New York City Public Library, U.S.A

Federal Reserve, U.S.A

National Gallery of Canada, Canada

City Hall of Issy, France

UBS BANK Swissland (Hong Kong Branch)

Ullens Foundation, Belgium

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka Janpan

NUS Museum National University of Singapore Singapore

China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing China

Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai China

Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou China

Hong Kong Museum of Fine Arts, Hong Kong

Annie Wong Art Foundation, Hong Kong

Queenstand Art Gallery Queenstand Austria


2000 Honorable Mention of Contemporary Chinese Art Awards

2006 Honorable Mention of Contemporary Chinese Art Awards


Art Photography Now


Publish by Arrangement with Thames & Hudson Ltd.London


Editor: Aperture Foundation

Yishu Volume 5,No.2,June 2006

Publish: Art & Collection Group Ltd.

Knowledge and Illusion: On Hong Hao'srecent Works (Page53-58)

Author:Christina Yu

Chinese Maximalism


Publish:Chong Qing Publishing House

Chinese Maximalism:An Alternative"Metaphysical Art"(Page34-35)

Author:Gao Minglu

Chinese Avant-Garde Photography Since 1990


Publish:Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House

Chinese Avant-Garde Photography During the 1990s(page 24)

Author:Zhu Qi

Author:Karen Smith

Derailing Becomes Trendy

Publish:Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House


Author: Zhang zhaohui

The First Guangzhou Triennial


Publish:Macao Publishing Ltd.

Global and local(page399)

Author:Wu Hung