ZENG FANZHI
Born In 1964, Works and lives in Beijing
Basic
1964 Born in Wuhan, Hubei

Education
1991 Graduated from Hubei Academy of Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Zeng Fanzhi. In the Studio, Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong
Zeng Fanzhi. In the Studio, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Zeng Fanzhi. In the Studio, Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
2017 Zeng Fanzhi | Van Gogh, Van Gogh Museum, the Netherlands, Amsterdam
2016 ZENG Fanzhi: Parcours, UCCA, Beijing
2015 ZENG Fanzhi: Paintings,DrawingsandtwoSculptures, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
ZENG Fanzhi: The Louvre Project, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing
2014 ZENG FANZHI, Louvre Museum, Paris, France
2013 ZENG FAN ZHI, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2012 Zeng Fanzhi, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
2011 Zeng Fanzhi, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
2010 2010 Zeng Fanzhi: The Sublime, Union Temple, Shanghai
2010 Zeng Fanzhi, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
Zeng Fanzhi, The National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
2009 Zeng Fanzhi, Godia Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Art Beijing 2009--Zeng Fanzhi, Art Fairs Agricultural Exhibition Centre of China, Beijing
Narcissus Looks for Echo, Zeng Fanzhi Suzhou Exhibition, Suzhou Museum, Jiangsu
ZENG Fanzhi, Acquavella Gallery, New York, USA
2008 Tai Ping You Xiang-Zeng Fanzhi Solo Exhibition, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing
2007 Zeng Fanzhi, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne, France
Zeng Fanzhi, Idealism, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore
Zeng Fanzhi 1989-2007, Gallery Hyondai, Seoul, Korea
2006 Zeng Fanzhi - Paintings, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
Hero, Zeng Fanzhi Solo Exhibition, Art Basel Miami 06, Miami, U.S.A.
Zeng Fanzhi, Gallery Wedel, London, U.K.
2005 Sky, Fine Art Literature, Wuhan
Paintings by Zeng Fanzhi, Hanart T Z Gallery, Hong Kong
2004 Unmask the Mask, Zeng Fanzhi, Artside Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Masks, Zeng Fanzhi Solo Exhibition, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore
Scapes 1989-2004, The Paintings of Zeng Fanzhi, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
2003 I/We, 1991-2003, The Paintings of Zeng Fanzhi, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2001 Raw Beneath the Mask, ShanghART Fuxing Park
1998 Zeng Fanzhi: The Mask Series, ShanghART Portman-Shangrila Hotel
Zeng Fanzhi Works 1993-1998, Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
1995 Zeng Fanzhi: Behind the Mask, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1990 Zeng Fanzhi, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts Gallery, Wuhan

Group Exhibitions
2019 The Avant-Garde is Not Afraid of a Long March, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2018 From 1978 To 2018: Art History Shaped by 40 Artists, Shanghai Powerlong Museum, Shanghai
2017 Tracing The Past and Shaping The Future - Powerlong Museum Grand Opening, Powerlong Museum, Shanghai
Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, U.S.A.
2016 20, Fosun Foundation, Shanghai
Holzwege, ShanghART, Shanghai
Zeng Fanzhi - 2016 Frieze Sculpture Park #S3, Art Fairs Regent's Park, London, U.K.
M+Sigg Collection:Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art, ArtisTree, Hong Kong
Time Memory, Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing
2015 Target Choice: Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition of Collectors, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Picasso Mania, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Psycho/Somatic:Visions of the Body in Contemporary East Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Musem, Oberlin, USA
China 8, Contemporary Art from China at the Rhine and Ruhr, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Fusion:Chinese Modern and Contemporary Art Since 1930s, Wanlin Art Museum of Wuhan University, Wuhan
2014 Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
COSMOS: Limited and Limitless, Existence and Co-existence, Opening Exhibition of Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Le Jardin Décomposé, GagosianGallery, Paris, France
1199 People ‐ Collection from Long Museum, 龙美术馆(西岸馆), 上海
Re‐Modernization: 2014 Wuhan 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Right is Wrong: Four Decades of Chinese Art from the M+ Sigg Collection, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden
Myth/History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art, Yuz Museum, Shanghai
I Look at Things... ‐ Works from the Faurschou Collection, Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Re-View, Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai
Matter and Memory: Ancient Chinese Art Treasures, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Hanart 100: Idiosyncrasies, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
2013 Re: Portrait ‐ The 2013 Hall Three Official 1 Art Exhibition, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
Rewriting the Landscape: India and China, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Portrait of the Times, 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai
Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chengdu, Chengdu
Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art, Nappa 89, Venice, Italy
Those Leading Contemporary Art Practices: A Juried Invitational Exhibition of AAC, Today Art Museum, Beijing
RE‐INK: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ink and Wash Painting 2000‐2012, Today Art Museum, Beijing
The Ode to Elegance: Exhibition of Selected Collection of Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Evolution, Avant garde Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing
2012 RE‐INK: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ink and Wash Painting 2000‐2012, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Master of Chinese Expressionism, The Collection of How Art Museum Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Through All Ages: Long Museum Opening Series Exhibitions, Long Museum, Shanghai
Don’t Be Shy, Don’t Hold Back: The Logan Collection of SFMOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Latitude/Attitude: In Celebration of Schoeni Art Gallery’s 20th Anniversary, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Ching Wan Society Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan, China
Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Face, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Taste of the East, Masterpieces of Chinese Art, How Art Museum Collection Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2011 Vision of Nature: Lost & Found in Asian Contemporary Art, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
Image‐History‐Existence:Taikang Life 15th Anniversary Art Collection Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Collecting History, China New Art, Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu
The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Fusion. Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yiyuan Space, Wuhan
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Eye‐Opener, Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark
Collectors' Stage: Asian Contemporary Art from Private Collections, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore
2010 Aspiration: Time ‐ Space ‐ The World, Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing
Made in Popland, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Art Abu Dhabi 2010, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
And-Writers 2010 - Nan Jing Biennale, Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing
Culture Revolution: Contemporary Chinese Paintings from the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Akron Art Museum, Akron, USA
The Constructed Dimension, 2010 Chinese Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
Reshaping History: Chinart from 2000-2009, Special Documenta, China National Convention Center, Beijing
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Fairy Tales Selections from the MaGMA's Collection, Opera Gallery, Singapore
Photo Exhibition of Contemporary Artists, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2009 Cina‐Rinascita contemporanea, PalazzoReale, Milan, Italy
Open Vision: Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
The 60th Anniversary of the Republic of China – Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Center for the Performing Art, Beijing
In the 1980s-Wen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant-garde Art Exhibition, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Normality, 2009 Art Works Show, New Space of Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan
First Annual Conference of Collectors of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hejingyuan Art Museum, Beijing
Phenomena and Situations since 1985, Bearing of Hubei and Hunan Chinese Contemporary Art 1985‐2009, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Retrospect and Exploration, Collection Exhibition from Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Hubei Province Art Museum, Wuhan
Another Scene, Artists' Projects, Concepts and Ideas, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass, U.S.A.
China Gold, Museum Maillol, Paris, France
53rd Venice Biennial, Making World, La Biennale, Venice, Italy
Boao Asia Contemoprary Art Exhibition, Contemplation and Communication, Boao Asian Forum International Meeting Center, Hainan
Trends in Hubei and Hunan, Chinese Contemporary Art 1985 – 2009, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2008 Lovely Blossoms and Full moon, YUZ Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art, YUZ Museum, Darmawangsa Square unit 31-33, The City Walk, JI. Darmawangsa VI&IX, Jakarta
The Love of Art: Collection of Contemporary Art in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing
The Revolution Continues, New Art From China, The Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, U.K.
Our Future, The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing
Today’s China: Contemporary Art from China, BELvue Museum, Brussels, Belgium
Half‐Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Museum Collection Exhibition, Allen Memorial Art Musem, Oberlin, USA
China Gold: Chinese Contemporary Art, Musée Maillol, Paris, France
Case Studies of Artists in Art History and Art Criticism, SZ Art Center, Beijing
Academic and Un-Academic II, Exhibition of Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
China New Vision, The Contemporary Collection of Shanghai Art Museum, Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Spezia, Italy
Crouching Paper, Hidden Dragon, Works on Paper, F2 Gallery, Beijing
Writing on the Wall, Chinese New Realism and Avant-Garde in the Eighties and Nineties, The Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
Made in China, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
21st Century China, Art between Identity and Transformation, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
21st Century China. Art between Identity and Transformation, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, Italy
2007 China's Neo Painting-A Triumph Over Images, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Beyond Icons, Chinese Contemporary Art in Miami, Miami Design District, Miami, U.S.A.
RE‐Collection: A Retrospective Look at 15 Years of Art and Vision, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China
AwakeningfromaTen‐YearLongSleep, Opening Exhibition of HJY Art Center, HJY Art Center, Beijing
The Supplemental History, Contemporary Art Works from GDMOA, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Compare‐Contrast: Contemporary Art in Cross‐Strait, Songzhuang Art Centre, Beijing
2nd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts, Forms of Concepts, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
China Now, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterlveen, the Netherlands
Floating, New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Thermocline of Art, New Asian Waves, ZKM (Center for Art and Media), Karlsruhe, Germany
Korea‐China Contemporary Art Exhibition, Giants in Illusion, Sejong Center, Seoul, Korea
Art from China: Collection Uli Sigg, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Post Martial Law vs Post '89, The Contemporary Art in Taiwan and Mainland, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan,China
Time Difference, Initial Access, Wolverhampton, U.K.
Chinese Contemporary Socart, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2006 Art in Motion, MoCA, Shanghai
The Blossoming of Realism, The Oil Painting of Mainland China Since 1978, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
China Now, Fascination of a Changing World, ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
In the View, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Exhibition of Longrun Art, Zhou Chunya, Zeng Fanzhi, Ji Dachun, Longrun Art Gallery, Beijing
Jianghu, Jack Tilton Art Galleries, New York, USA
Contemporary China, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2005 China: Seen by Chinese Contemporary Artists, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
Mahjong, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Always to the Front, China Contemporary Art, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, China
Taking Off, An Exhibition of the Contemporary Art Collection in the He Xiangning Art Museum and Contemporary Art Terminal, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Zhou Chunya, Zeng Fanzhi & Ji Dachun, Beijing
China, Contemporary Painting, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Bologna, Italy
2004 New Boundaries, Taikang Top Space, Beijing
The 1st Wu Han Nominative Exhibition of Fine Arts Literature, Art Gallery of Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan
Et moi, Et moi, Et moi...Portraits Chinois, Paul Riquet Cultural Space, Béziers, France
Celebrating 20 Years of Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
Face to Face, Six Artists and One Era, Robert & Li Art Gallery, Taiwan
Exhibition of Nominates for Art Documentation, Art Gallery of Hubei Academy of Art, Wuhan
2003 ChinaChic!..., Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, ChinaWorld Hotel, Beijing
Full Frontal, Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
Museum Collection Exhibition, Allen Memorial Art Musem, Oberlin, USA
Contemporary Arts, 798 Art Space, Beijing
Invitational Gallery Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Left Hand, Right Hand, A Sino-German Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Beijing 798 Space Art & Culture, Beijing
2002 The First Guangzhou Trienniale - Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000), Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
China: Contemporary Art, Brazilian Art Museum, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Korean and Chinese painting - 2002 New Expression, Seoul Arts Center, Korea
Paris-Pekin, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
2001 aintingGenius: AcademicandUn‐Academic, YiboGallery,Shanghai
Towards a New Image, Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Painting, The National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou; Sichuan Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
2000 Futuro e: Chinese Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Centre of Macau, Fundação Oriente, Macau, China
Chinese Muren Chinese Walls, Groningen, The Netherlands
Futuro, Chinese Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Centre, Macau
1999 Fortune Global Forum, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jinmao Podium Bldg., Shanghai
1999 Art China, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA
New Modernism for a New Millennium, Works by Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Open the Channel, The Collection Exhibition of Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Dongyu Museum of Fine Arts, Shenyang
Chinese Oil Painting for Fifty Years, International Exhibition Center, Beijing
1998 It is Me!, The Imperial Ancestral Temple, Beijing
Made in China, Nikolaus Sonne Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
Chinese Contemporary Art, Nikolaus Sonne Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
1997 The First Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art 96‐97, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
Quotation Marks, Chinese Contemporary Paintings, National Art Museum, Singapore
1996 The First Academic Exhibition of Chinese Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
Reality: Present& Future, '96 Chinese Contemporary Art, International Art Palace, Beijing
China!, Touring Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Existence and Environment the Chinese Way, The first Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contenporary Art, The Art Museum of Capital Normal University, Beijing
1995 Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting, From Realism to Post‐Modernism, Galerie Theoremes, Brussels, Belgium
Beyond Ideology, New Art from China, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Hamburg, Germany
Out of the Middle Kingdom:, Chinese Avant-Garde Art, Santa Monica Arts Centre, Barcelona, Spain
1994 Chinese Contemporary Oil Paintings, University Museum and Art Gallery (formerly known as the Fung Ping Shan Museum), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
The Annual Exhibition of Works of the Artists Nominated by Art Critics (Oil Paintings 1994), The National Art Museum of China, Beijing
New Art from China, Marlborough Fine Arts, London, U.K.
Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
1993 New Art from China: Post‐1989, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom
Mao Goes Pop: China Post‐1989, MuseumofContemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
New Art From China, Marlborough Fine Arts, London, UK
China's New Art, Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
1992 The First 1990’s Biennial Art Fair (Guangzhou), Central Hotel, Guangzhou
1989 The 7th Hubei Art Exhibition, Wuhan
1986 The 2nd Group Exhibition of Yiyou Art Meetin, Jianghan Worker's Culture Hall, Wuhan
1985 The 1st Group Exhibition of Yiyou Art Meeting, Wuhan Exhibition Hall, Wuhan

Projects
2011 Party, Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel, Shanghai

Collections
Powerlong Museum, Shanghai
M+Collection, Hong Kong
Long Museum, Shanghai
Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco , USA
How Art Museum, Shanghai
Yuz Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
Allen Memorial Art Museum, U.S.A.
Franks Suss Collection, U.K.
He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong
DSL Collection, Beijing
Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation, Switzerland
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland