Zeng Fanzhi

(Chinese, b. 1964)

portrait 08-7-1 by zeng fanzhi

Zeng Fanzhi

Portrait 08-7-1, 2008

untitled 08-3-2 by zeng fanzhi

Zeng Fanzhi

Untitled 08-3-2, 2008



Born in Wuhan
Graduated at Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, Oil Painting Department
Lives and works in Beijing


2012 - 2013
ZENG FANZHI - Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
ZENG FANZHI - Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR (solo)
The World Belongs to You, Palalazzo Grassi, Italy
Fusion. Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yiyuan Space, Wuhan
Zeng Fanzhi:The Sublime, Union Temple (solo)
Zeng Fanzhi, Shanghai Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (solo)
Zeng Fanzhi, The National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria (solo)
Made in popland, National Museum of Contemporary art
And-Writers 2010 - Nan Jing Biennale, Jiangsu Provingcial Art Museum, Nangjing
2010 The Constructed Dimension, 2010 Chinese Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, National Art Musume 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
Zeng Fanzhi, Godia Fundation, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Art Beijing 2009--Zeng Fanzhi, Art Fairs Agricultural Exhibition Centre of China, Beijing (solo)
Narcissus looks for Echo, Zeng Fanzhi Suzhou Exhibition, Suzhou Museum, Jiangsu Province (solo)
Zeng Fanzhi, Acquavella Gallery, New York (solo)
Normality, 2009 Art Works Show, New Space of Fine Arts Literature Art Center
First Annual Conference of Collectors of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hejingyuan Art Museum, Beijing
Retrospect and Exploration, Hu Bei Province Art Museum
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
Contemporary Art from Hunan & Hubei 1985 – 2009, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangdong
Tai Ping You Xiang-Zeng Fanzhi solo exhibition, ShanghART Beijing (solo)
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
FIAC 2008, Booth B12, Art Fairs Grand Palais, Paris
The Love of Art: Collection of Contemporary Art in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing
The Revolution Continues, New Art From China, The Saatchi Gallery
Our Future, The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Foundation, Beijing
Case Studies of Artists in Art History and Art Criticism, SZ Art Center, Beijing
Writing on the Wall, Chinese New Realism and Avant-Garde in the Eighties and nineties, The Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
21st Century China. Art between Identity and Transformation, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, Italy
Academic and Un-Academic II, Exhibition of Yibo Gallery, Shanghai
China Now, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
Floating - New generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul
Zeng FanZhi Idealism, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (solo)
Zeng FanZhi 1989-2007, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea (solo)
Thermocline of Art – New Asian Waves, ZKM (Center for Art and Media), Karlsruhe, Germany (group)
Time Difference, Initial Access, Wolverhampton, UK (group)
Contemporary China, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea (group)
Zhou Chunya, Zeng Fanzhi and Ji Dachun, LONGRUN ART Beijing China
Zeng Fanzhi's Solo-Exhibition with New Paintings, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai, China
Zeng Fanzhi – Paintings, Wedel, London, UK
Zeng Fanzhi, Art Basel Miami Beach, Gallery ShangART, Dec 7-10
Sky, Fine Art Literature, Wuhan, China
Majong, Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg”, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
Zeng Fanzhi, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
China, contemporary painting, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Bologna, Italy.
Scapes 1989-2004, the paintings of Zeng Fanzhi He Xiangning Art Muesum, Shenzhen
Face, Soobin Gallery, Singapore
Unmask the Mask-Zeng Fanzhi, Gallery Artside, Korea
Exhibition of Nominate for Art Documentation, Art Gallery of Hubei Academy of Art, China
Face to Face – Six Artists and One Era, Robert & Li Art Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan (group)
I/We, 1991-2003, The painting of Zeng Fanzhi Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Left Hand, Right Hand - A Sino-German Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Beijing 798 Space Art & Culture, Beijing, China ; Invitational Gallery Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai


China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de