Zhou Tiehai  (Chinese, 1966) 


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Zhou Tiehai Biography
1966   Born in Shanghai
1987   Fine arts School of Shanghai University
1998   First Prize, Contemporary Chinese Art Award
  Lives and works in Shanghai
Selected Exhibitions
2006   Para todos los publicos, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
2006   The 5th AsiaPacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT5), Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Queensland Art Gallery
2006   An Other History , Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)
2006   Day in the Castle, Yuanda City, Changsha, Hunan, China (solo)
2005   Follow Me! Contemporary Chinese Art at the Threshold of the Millenium, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2005   Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic
2005   Montpellier/Chine, MC1 Biennale, Montpellier, France
2005   Mahjong. Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2005   China, contemporary painting, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Bologna, Italy
2005   On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West, Stanford University, US
2004   Techniques of the Visible, 5th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum
2004   Rogue Nations: Cuban & Chinese Artists, Macla Movimiento de Art Cultura Latino Americana
2004   Zhou Tiehai, Tonic +, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China (solo)
2004   5th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2004   Shanghai Modern, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
2003   Zhou Tiehai, Marella Arte Comtemporanea, Italy (solo)
2003   Open Sky, Grand Opening of Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
2003   Urbanart 2003, Shanghai, P.R. China, City of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (PDF)
2003   Paradis Fabriques, Centre d’art Contemporain, Le Parvis, France
2003   Out of Focus: A Dimension for Painting, 25000 Cultural Transmission Center, Beijing, China
2003   Different Chose-The Invited Exhibition of the Shanghai 60's Artists, Shanghai Bandao Gallery
2003   The American Effect, Whitney Museum, New York, U.S.A.
2003   Out of the Red - La generatione emergente, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Italy
2003   Alors la Chine?, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2002   Paris-Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris
2002   Take Part II, Galerie Urs Meile, Luzern, Switzerland
2002   Korean and Chinese painting - 2002 New Expression, June 1-30, 2002, Seoul Arts Center, Korea
2002   4th Gwangju Biennial, South Korea
2002   24:30 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bizart, Shanghai
2002   Art and Economy, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2001   1st Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu
2001   Take Part, Galerie Urs Meile, Luzern, Switzerland
2001   Gallery Opening, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, U.S.A.
2001   Living in Time, Contemporary Artists form China, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2001   Silhouettes 'n' Shadows, Wilhelmina Quarter, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2001   ARCO, Asian Party, Global Game, (curated by Hou Hanru), Madrid, Spain
2001   Dystopia + Identity in the Age of Global Communications, (curated by Christine Wang), Tribes Gallery, New York, USA
2001   The artist isn’t here-Shanghai, ShangART Gallery, Shanghai (solo)
2001   The artist isn’t here’- New York , ISE Foundation, New York USA (solo)
2001   ShanghART at TAF; Zhou Tiehai Solo Show (solo)
2000   Zhou Tiehai: Placebo Swiss, Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2000   Met in Shanghai, Schloss Morsbroich, Germany (solo)
2000   Will, Gallery Quadrum, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2000   Media City, Seoul, Korea (curator Barbara London)
2000   Looking out / Looking in, Art Show 2, East Quad Art Gallery, University of Michigan, USA
2000   Pusan International Art Festival, Pusan, Korea (curator Hou Hanru)
2000   Art Statements, Art Basel, Switzerland
2000   Our Chinese Friends, Bauhaus, Weimar, Germany
2000   Gallery Joao Graca, Lisbon, Portugal
2000   Exit, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
1999   International Photography Biennale, Mexico City, Mexico
1999   Fortune Global Forum Contemporary Art Exhibit, Jinmao Bldg, Shanghai
1999   Cities on the Move 6, Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland
1999   48 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (curator Harald Szeemann)
1999   99 Biennale de Maya, Portugal (curator Antonio Pinto)
1999   The 14th International Asian Art Exhibition, Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan, (curator Pi Daojian)
1999   Cities on the Move 5, Hayward Gallery, London, U.K.
1999   Cities on the Move 4, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999   Looking out/Looking In, Plug In Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada
1999   Don't be Afraid to Make Mistakes, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai (solo)
1998   Two Contemporary Chinese Artist, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, (together with Geng Jianyi)
1998   Zhou Tiehai, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1998   Un/Limited Space (4)- The Shower, German Consulate, Shanghai (solo)
1998   Beyond the Borderline, Galerie Bernhard Schindler, Bern, Switzerland, (together with Laurent Schmid)
1998   Medialization, Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Sweden
1998   Cities on the Move 3, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NY, U.S.A.
1998   Brushholder Value, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Muenster, Germany, (curator Dirk Luckow)
1998   Between the Sky & the Earth, Feng Pinshan Museum, HK University, Hong Kong, (curator Hou Hanru)
1998   Medialization, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Sollentuna, Finland, (curator Joseph Backstein)
1998   Traffic Jam #1, Billboard, Buero Friedrich, Berlin, Germany, (curator Hou Hanru)
1998   Cities on the Move 2, Musee d' Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France
1998   Asia City, The Photographers' Gallery and Asia House, London, U.K. (curator Andrew Cross)
1998   Modern Culture's Fame, Modern Culture Communications, Sydney, Australia
1998   Eight Chinese Artists, Galerie Urs Meile Lucerne
1998   Un/Limited Space, German Consulate Shanghai
1998   Beyond the Borderline, with Laurent Sch, Galerie Berhard Schindler Bern
1997   Cities on the Move, Secession, Vienna, Austria, (curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Hou Hanru)
1997   Another Long March: Chinese Conceptual Art, Chasse Kazerne, Fundament Foundation, Breda, The Netherlands (curators Marianne Brouwer & Chris Driessen)
1997   Promenade in Asia, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (curator Shimizu Toshio)
1997   Now, is the Best Time?, Slide Projection, Stadio Pacaembu Sao Paulo
1997   Cities on the Move, Wiener Secession Vienna
1996   Lets Talk about Money! International Fax Art, Huashan Art School, Shanghai
1996   In The Name of Art, Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China (curator Zhu Qi)
1996   Too Materialistic, Too Spiritualized, CIFA Gallery, Beijing (solo)
1996   In the Name of Art, Liu Hai Su Museum Shanghai
1996   Too Materialistic, too Spiritualized, Central Institute of Fine Arts Gallery Pekin, China
1995   Shanghai 95, ShanghART, Shanghai
1995   Shanghai 95, ShanghART Shanghai
1994   APE, Huashan Art School, Shanghai
1994   APE, Hua Shan Art School Shanghai
1986   Critical Action, Fudan University, Shanghai
1986   M, Hongkou District Cultural Centre, Shanghai
1986   Critical Action, Fudan University Shanghai
1984   Students Exhibition, Fine Art School of Shanghai University, Shanghai
1984   Fudan University Shanghai
2007   China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de