Zhang Xiaogang
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Solo Exhibitions

2008

"Revision", PaceWildenstein, New York, U.S.A.

2007

"Zhang Xiaogang", Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland

2006

"Home – Zhang Xiaogang", Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

"Zhang Xiaogang Exhibition", The Art Centre of Tokyo, Japan

"Amnesia and Memory", Artside Gallery, Souel, Korea

2005

"Zhang Xiaogang 2005", Max Protetch Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2004

"Umbilical Cord of History: Paintings by Zhang Xiaogang", Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong

2003

"Amnesia and Memory", Gallery of France, Paris, France

2000

"Zhang Xiaogang 2000", Max Protetch Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

1999

"Les Camarades", Gallery of France, Paris, France

1998

"Bloodline: The Big Family 1998", Hanart Gallery, Taipei

1997

"Bloodline: The Big Family 1997", Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

1989

"Lost Dreams", Gallery of the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008

"Waiting on the Wall: Chinese New Realism and Avant-Garde in Eighties and Nineties, Groningen Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands

"Case Studies of Artists in Art History and Art Criticism", SZ Art Center, Beijing, China

"Our Future: The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

"Avant-Garde China: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art", Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

"Facing the Reality: Chinese Contemporary Art", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2007

"China – Facing Reality", Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria

"From Southeast", Guangdong Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China

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

"Black White Gray – A Conscious Cultural Stance", Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

"85 New Wave: The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2006

"The Blossoming of Realism – The Oil Painting from Mainland China since 1978", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

"China Now: Fascination of a Changing World", SAMMLUNG ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria

"Reinventing Books in Chinese Contemporary Art", China Institute, New York, U.S.A.

"Jiang Hu – Chinese Contemporary Art European and American Traveling Exhibition", Tilton Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

"Food and Desire", South Silk Restaurant, Beijing, China

"Plato and His Seven Spirits", OCT Contemporary Art Center, Shenzhen, China

2005

The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

"Take Off – An Exhibition of the Contemporary Art Collection in the He Xiangning Art Museum and Contemporary Art Terminal", He Xiangning Art Museum, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China

"Plato and His Seven Spirits", OCT Contemporary Art Center, Shenzhen, China

"Always to the Front – Chinese Contemporary Art", Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei

"Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection", Kunst Museum Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Hanburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

"Contemporary View Exhibition for Collector: China First Contemporary Art Almanac Exhibition", Millennium Museum of Art, Beijing, China

"2005 Invitational Exhibition of China Contemporary Oil Painting", Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

"Big River – New Period of Chinese Oil Painting and Retrospective Exhibition", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

"Allegory", Hangzhou, China

2004

The 5th Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai Art Muse um, Shanghai, China

"China, the body everywhere?", Museum of Contemporary Art, Marseilles, France

"Face to Face", Accor Gallery, Taiwan

"Beyond Boundaries", Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

"China Now", Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

"The 1st Wuhan Fine Arts Archive Nomination", Art Gallery, Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China

"Three Worlds", Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

2003

"From China with Art", Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesian

"3Face 3Colors", Artside Gallery, Seoul, Korea

"Open Sky – Contemporary Art Exhibition", Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

"The East Daybreak: 100 Years of Chinese Painting", Africa Museum, Paris, France

2002

"A Point in Time", Changsha Meilun Museum of Art, Changsha, China

"14 Chinese Artists / Made in China", Enrico Navarra Gallery, Paris, France

BABEL 2002, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

The 1st Triennial of Chinese Art, Guangdong Museum of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China

"Review 77’, 78’", Gallery of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China

"Long March", Upriver Loft, Kunming, China

"The Image of Concept", Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

"In Memory: The Art of After War", Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

"East + West – Contemporary Art of China", Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

"Image is Power", He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2001

"Towards A New Image: Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Art", National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu; Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

The 1st Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China

"Dream – 2001 Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition", The Red Mansion, London, U.K.

"Hot Pot", Artist Center of Oslo, Norway

"It’s me, It’s us", Gallery of France, Paris, France

The 3rd Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2000

"Man+SPACE: Kwangju Biennale 2000", Kwangju, Korea

"Transcending Boundaries", Montclair State University, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"The First Collection Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art", Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

"Hundred Years of Chinese Oil Painting", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

"Portraits De China Contemporaine", Espace Culturel Francois Mitterrand, Perigueux, France

"Contemporary Art of China", Picardie Museum, Amiens, France

1999

"1999 Art China", LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

"Faces: Entre Portrait et Anonymat", Maison de la Culture Namur, Belgium

"New Modernism for a New Millennium: Works by Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection", Museum of Modern Art and LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

"The Collections of Dongyu Art Museum", Dongyu Art Museum, Shenyang, China

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

1998

"China New Art", Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

"Exhibition of International Contemporary Art Collection", Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Brussels, Belgium

"Exhibition of Collection of Shenghe Gallery", Chengdu, China

1997

"China New Art", Lisbon Museum of Art, Portugal

"Faces and Bodies from Middle Kingdom: Chinese Art of the 90s", Prague Art Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

"8+8-1: 15 Chinese Artists", Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

"Red and Grey: Eight Avant-Garde Chinese Artists", Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore

"Hundred Years of Chinese Portrait", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

"Quotation Marks: Chinese Contemporary Paintings", Modern Art Museum, Singapore

1996

"Reckoning with the Past: Contemporary Chinese Paintings", Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, U.K.

The 1st Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China

2nd Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Museum, Australia

1995

The 46th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

"China New Arts", Vancouver Art Museum, Vancouver, Canada

"Chinese Contemporary Art", Hamburg, Germany

1994

Chinese Contemporary Art at Sao Paulo – 22nd International Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brazil

1993

"Chinese New Art from Post-1989", Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong

"Mao Goes Pop – China Post-89", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

"Chinese Fine Arts in 1990’s: Experiences in Fine Arts of China", Sichuan Art Gallery, Chengdu, China

1992

"The Guangzhou Biennial: Oil Paintings from the 90’s", Guangzhou, China

"Documentary Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art", Beijing, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Shenyang, Shanghai and Nanjing, China

1991

"I Don’t Want to Play Cards with Cézanne", Pacific Asia Museum, California, U.S.A.

1989

"China Avant-Garde", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1988

"Art from Southeast of China", Chengdu, China

1987

"Modern Art of China", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1985

"Neo-Realism", Shanghai and Nanjing, China

Collections

Upriver Gallery, Chengdu, China

Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China

Shanghai Art Museum, China

Shenzhen Art Museum, China

Shenzhen He Xiangning Art Museum, China

Shenzhen OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, China

Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, China

Hong Kong International Conference & Exhibition, China

Fukuoka Museum of Art, Japan

Okinawa Museum of Art, Japan

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

Guggenheim Museum of Art, U.S.A.

Asia & Pacific Art Museum, U.S.A.

Logan Collection-San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, U.S.A.

Coutt's Art Foundation, England

Gasworks Art Foundation, England

Peter Stuyvesant Art Foundation, The Netherlands

Queensland Art Museum, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Australia

The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Picardie National Museum Amiens, France

Saint-denis Art Museum, Paris, France