Zhang Xiaotao
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1970 Born in Hechuan, Sichuan Province, China

1996 Graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute

Teacher in the Southwest Jiaotong University, Lives and Works in Beijing and Chengdu

Solo Exhibitions

2007 Rena-scence, Arthur M.Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology at Peking University, Beijing, China

Desires Without Limits, Dolores de Sierra Galería de Arte, Madrid, Spain

Night, Yuan Gong Art Organization Artra Space, Shanghai eARTS, Shanghai, China

2006 Beautiful Imbroglio, He Xiangning Art Museum Shenzhen, China

An Entropic Vision, Shanghai Shine Art Space, China

2005 Dreamscapes, Foundation 3.14 Bergen, Norway

Dream Factory·Rubbish Heap, Tokyo Gallery, Japan

Dreamscapes, M.K.Ciulionis Nat. Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania

2004 Dream Factory﹒Rubbish Heap, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, China

2003 Materialistic Decay, Akie Aricchi Art Contemporary Gallery, Paris, France

2002 Desire, Kunst Akademie Muenster, Germany

2001 Flowers in the Dream, Tokyo Gallery, Japan

Enlarged Prop, Beijing Xin Dong Cheng’s Studio for International Contemporary Art,


2000 Joyful Time, Akie Aricchi Art Contemporary Gallery, Paris, France

Fabricated Images, Pacific Bridge Gallery, Oakland, U.S.A.

Joyful Time, Hartmann Gallery, Munich, Germany

Group Exbihitions

2007 Starting from Southwest, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

We Go To Shanghai, Beijing Art Now Gallery Shanghai Station, China

Chinese Whisper, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, China

New Painting from Southwest China, K Gallery, Chengdu, China

From New Figurative Image to New Painting, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

3 Langue 3 Colors, UM Gallery, Seoul, Korea

3th Guiyang Art Biennale, Guiyang Art Museum, Guizhou, China

The Art of Seduction—From Schiele to Warhol, Minoritenkloster Tulln, Austria

The Alteration of Vision, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok Thailand

China Now, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Seven Plateaus, Ming Art Gallery, Beijing798, China

Wild Beasts, Mook Gallery of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Floating, New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

Transparent Ju,Tibet Art Museum, China

Post Avant-garde—Chinese Contemporary Art Four Directions of the New Era, Atting House, Hong Kong, China

Reconstructed World View, K gallery, Chengdu, China

The New Literati, Osage Gallery, Singapore

Works in Progress, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, China

Interpret Shenzhen, Shenzhen Art Museum, China

Beyond of Image--China New Painting , Shanghai Art Mmuseum, China

2006 Jiang Hu, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

City Skin, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen,China

Internal Injuries, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Beijing, China

Poetic Realism: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan, RCM Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Enchanting Images of a Changing World, Vienna Essl Museum, Austria

Unclear and Cleamess, Heyri Art Foundation, Korea

The Road Map of Painting 2, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, China

1st Annals Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Beijing China Millennium Monument, China

Chanting Our Happy Life, The 2nd China Songzhuang Culture Art Festival, China

Varied Images, Shanghai Art Mmuseum, China

Size Decides Attitude—First 5×7〞Picture-Taking Biennale Pingyao, Pingyao Shanxi,China

Fitment OCAT ,CAT—Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China

Beyond Dimension ,Square Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China

Common Link, Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China

2005 China Contemporary Painting, Fondazione Cassa Di Risparmioin Bologna, Italy

Live in Chengdu, The Modern Art Museum, Chengdu, China

2th Prague Biennial, Prague, National Gallery Veletrzni Palac, Prague

2th Triennial of Chinese Arts, Nanjing Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Conceptual Art—Exhibit of Contemporary Paintings From China, Tap Seac Gallery, Macao

2th Chengdu Biennial, The Modern Art Museum, Chengdu, China

Transparent Box, Jian Wai SOHO, Beijing, China

The Road Map of Painting, 798 Space, Beijing, China

City Skin, Tap Seac Gallery, Macao

Challenge the Traditional Visual Limits, Shine Art Space, Shanghai, China

Beyond Temporality ,Pingyao International Photography Festival,Pingyao Shanxi,China

Contrasts and Contradictions, Shanghai Contrasts Gallery, China

Touch Without Danger, The 8 Bridge, Shanghai, China

Young Chinese Contemporary Art, Hangar-7, Austria

China Contemporary Painting, APalazzo Bricherasio, Torino, Italy

Conspire, TS1 Contemporary Art Center, 1st Exhibition, Beijing, China

2004 Forbidden Senses?—Sensuality in Contemporary Chinese Art, Espace Culturel Francois Mitterand, Perigueux, France

China Today Painting—Infeld-Haus der Kulturen, Vienna, Austria

China's Photographic Painting, Art Seasons, Beijing, China

Officina Asia, Galleria d’Arte Modema. Bologna, Italy

Hua Jia Di, Art Seasons, Beijing, China

New Perspectives in Chinese Painting, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italy

Artificial Happiness, RMIT Museum Melbourne, Australia

Live in Chengdu, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Exhibition of Nominates for Art Documentation ,Art Gallery of Hubei Academy of Art ,Wuhan ,China

2003 Reconstruction 798, 798 Factory Beijing, China

Artificial Happiness, Jiang Art Center Beijing, China

3th China National Exhibition of Oil Painting, China National Art Gallery, Beijing, China

Left Hand - Right Hand—A Sino - German Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Beijing 798 Space,


China’s Photographic Painting, Beijing Normal University, China

Mo ye mo de ,Mo ye mo bu de, Liaogezi, 798 Factory, Beijing, China

Composite Picture of Asian, Hong Kong Art Museum, Hong Kong, China

Image of image, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Illusory, Museun63, Hongkong, Guangdong Art Museum, China

Links Between Two Points, Tokyo Gallery, Japan

2002 Dream—Chinese contemporary Art, CAC, Manchester, U.K.

Korean Contemporary Art Festival, Seoul Art Center, Korean

Triennial of Chinese Arts, Guangzhou Art Museum, China

Beijing Afloat, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects Beijing, China

2001 Up-Down - Right-Left, the Feminism etc, the Modern Art Museum, Chengdu, China

Reshuffle—Contemporary Chinese Art Show, Shenzhen Sculpture Institute, China

Dream—Chinese Contemporary art, Atlantic’s Gallery, London, U.K.

Mythology of China, Yidian Gallery, Shanghai, China

Youth in transition, He Xiangning Art Museum Shenzhen, China

2000 Time of Reviving—2000’Contemporary Art Exhibition of China, Upriver Gallery,

Chengdu, China

2000’Nanjing Contemporary International Art Exhibition, Jiangsu Province Art Museum

of Nanjing, China

Between the Dreams and the Picturesque Meaning—Vienna Between 1900 and 2000, Schloss Cappenberg, Deutschland

1999 99’Academic Exhibition Upriver Gallery, Chengdu, China

99’Nanjing Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition, Nanjing Normal University,

Nanjing, China

1998 Beauty and Beast , Hanmo Gallery, Beijing, China

1997 Urban Personality and Contemporary Art, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

1996 Personal Experience Show, Art Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China

Public Collections

Upriver Gallery, Chengdu, China

Shenzhen He Xiangning Art Museum, China

Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Guangdong Art Museum, China

Qinghe Art Museum, Nanjing, China

Kunst Akademie Muenster, Germany

Square Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China

Thomastik-Infeld Foundation, Vienna, Italy

Heavenly stone Foundation in SanFrancisco, U.S.A

Chinese Contemporary Art Foundation, Belgium

Fondazione Cassa Di Risparmioin Bologna, Italy

Fondazione Golinelli Bologna, Italy

Foundation 3,14 Bergen, Norway

Saatchi gallery, British