Galerie Nagel Draxler

Gang Zhao

Biography

GANG ZHAO

geboren / born 1961 in Beijing, China
lebt und arbeitet / lives and works in Beijing, China

EDUCATION / AUSBILDUNG

State Academy of Fine Art, Maastricht, Holland
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
MFA Bard College, Annondale on Hudson, NY, USA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION) / EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL)

2016
“Gang Zhao”, Tilton Gallery, New York
“Contemporary Chinese Painting”, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Köln
“The Road to Serfdom II”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile

2015
“Collection of Lust Empire”, Aura Gallery, Taipei
“Cocksucker Blues “, BANK, MABSOCIETY, Shanghai
“Paramour’s Garden”, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou
“The Road to Serfdom”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2014
“Emperor and His…: Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition”, AYE gallery, Beijing

2013
“The Khitans: Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition”, Platform China, Beijing
“Another Reality”, Gallery LIN, Taipei, Taiwan

2012
Solo-presentation booth Galerie Christian Nagel, Art HK, Hong Kong
“Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition”, Wada Fine Arts, Tokyo

2011
“Sisyphus”, Aura Gallery, Beijing.
“Sick Man: Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition”, Today Art Museum, Beijing
“Burning the Wood: The Collection of Du Yuesheng – Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition”, AYE Gallery, Beijing

2010
Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin

2009
“Dance in Dream”, Triumph Art Space, Beijing

2008
pkm gallery, Seoul.
“Painting of Zhao Gang”, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong.
“Gang Zhao”. TSI Yi Space Gallery, Beijing

2007
“Feng Zhengjie & Gang Zhao”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York.
“After Thought”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln
“Recent Works”, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

2006
“Broken Narrative”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna

2005
“Want Sex”, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing.
“The War Game”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin.
“David Diao and Gang Zhao”, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2004
“Irony of Mistranslation”, Michael Goedhuis, New York

2003
“David Diao/Gang Zhao: at Mid Career”, Asian American Arts Centre, New York.

2002
Gallery 4A, Sydney

2001
Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

1999
Courtyard Gallery, Beijing

1994
Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York

1992
Vorpal Gallery, New York

1991
“The Unpainted Landscapes”, Gutharc Ballin Gallery, Paris

1990
Vorpal Gallery, New York

1989
Via del Moro 25/b, Rome

1987
Lavaggi Gallery, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION) / GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL)

2016
“Global Terror”, Nagel Draxler Kabinett, Berlin.

2015
“The Civil Power“, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing.
“Big Painting Exhibition”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing.

2014
“About Painting”, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Xi’an
“Unofficial Art 85 before””, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
“Early—Wang Xingwei, Wang Yin, Zhang Enli, Zhao Gang, Zhou Tiehai”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing

2013
“Painterly”, BANK, Shanghai
“Life Drawing Project”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
“Jungle II—A Thriving Morphology: Theory Of Relativity”, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing 2012
“Pinellia”, Aura Gallery, Beijing
“Bilderladen DuMont-Carré”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln

2010
“Demolition Milk II”, KIT-Kunst-im-Tunnel, Düsseldorf.

2009
“Embrace Suzhou—Exhibition of the Chinese Contemporary Arts”, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou.
Guangzhou Triennale, Guangzhou
Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama

2008
“Global EurAsia”, Art Cologne, Sonderausstellung, Köln
“Delirious Beijing”, PKM Gallery, Peking.
“Chinese Apartment Art: 1970s-1990s”, Shuimu Art Space, Beijing.

2007
“Harlem School of New Social Realism,” PERFORMA, New York
“A Point in the Red: Contemporary Chinese Art”, Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zürich
“Yi School: Thirty Years of ‘Abstract Art’ Preview in Beijing”, Wall Art Museum, Beijing
“Origin Point: ‘Star Group’ Retrospective Exhibition”, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2006
“Jiang Hu: 34 Contemporary Chinese Artists”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
“The Face of Contemporary Art in China”, Virginia Beach Contemporary Museum of Art, Virginia; Federal Reserve, Washington D.C.

2005
“Contemporary Erotic Drawings”, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut; DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas.
“David Diao and Gang Zhao”, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
“Long March in Harlem New York”, Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama

2004
“Sunrise Sunset” curated by / kuratiert von Amanda Church and Courtney Cox, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York.
“Silknet”, Galerie Urs Meile, Luzern.

2003
“David Diao/Gang Zhao: at Mid Career”, Asian American Arts Centre, New York.
Chambers Fine Art, New York.

2002
Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, New York

2001
Central Academy Gallery of Fine Arts, Beijing
“Wei Liu and Gang Zhao”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

2000
“Xing Xing Group Show”, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

1998
“Salon 300″, Williamsburg, New York.
“David Lowe and Gang Zhao”, Peng Gallery, Philadelphia.

1990
“The Door”, P.S. 1. Institute of the Arts, Long Island City, New York
Blum Helman Gallery, New York

1989
“The Stars: 10 Years”, Festival d’Automne de Paris, Paris.

1987
SUNY Albany Art Gallery, Albany, New York

1986
“Bejing/New York: Avant-Garde Chinese Art”, Sharon Creative Arts Foundation, Sharon, CT; Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York; City Gallery, New York

1980
“Xing Xing (The Stars)”, China Art Gallery, Beijing

1979
“Xing Xing (The Stars)”, Beihai Park, Beijing

Bibliography

CATALOGUES

"The Road to Serfdom II", Kat. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile, 2016.

"GANG", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2015.

"Paramour’s Garden", Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China, 2015.

"The Khitans", Kat. Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China, 2015.

"Emperor and His…", Kat. AYE Gallery, Beijing, China, 2014.

"Another Reality", Kat. Lin and Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013.

"Zhao Gang: Today Art Museum", DISTANZ VERLAG, Berlin, Germany 2012.

"Zhao Gang: Dance in Dream", Kat. Triumph Art Space, Beijing, China 2009.

"Gang Zhao: After Thoughts", Kat. Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln/Cologne 2007.

"Gang Zhao: Broken Narrative", Kat. Galerie Bleich-Rossi, 2005

"Gang Zhao’s Most Recent Works, 2006: Portrait. Landscape. Memory", He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen 2006.

"Gang Zhao: War Game", Ausst. Kat. Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin 2005.

"David Diao and Zhao Gang", Kat. Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 2005.

"Zhao Gang: Want Sex", Kat. Beijing Art Now Gallery, 2005.