Zhang Hongtu
 
Education:
 
1982-86 Art Students League, New York, NY
1964-69 Central Academy of Arts and Crafts, B.A., Beijing, China
   
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
   
2005 ¡§Recent Paintings by Zhang Hongtu,¡¨ Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, NY
2004 ¡§Zhang Hongtu: Selected Works ¡V Visiting Artist Program at Marlboro College,¡¨ William Holland & Drury Jr. Gallery, Marlboro College, VT
  ¡§Dialogue with the Taipei Palace Museum, Zhang Hongtu Solo Exhibition,¡¨ Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2003 ¡§Icon & Innovations: The Cross-Cultural Art of Zhang Hongtu,¡¨ The Gibson Gallery, State University of New York at Potsdam, NY
2000 ¡§New Paintings,¡¨ Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY
1999 ¡§Repaint Chinese Shan Shui Painting,¡¨ Yale-China Association, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1998 ¡§Zhang Hongtu, New Works,¡¨ Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY
1996 ¡§Reflections Abroad: the Journey of Zhang Hongtu 1982-1996,¡¨ Anthony Giordano Gallery, Oakdale, NY
  ¡§Soy Sauce, Lipstick, Charcoal,¡¨ Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  ¡§Chairmen Mao,¡¨ Groton School, Groton, MA
1995 ¡§Zhang Hongtu: Material Mao,¡¨ The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
1993 ¡§Material Mao,¡¨ Gallery 456, Chinese American Arts Council, NY
1992 ¡§The Angel's Ghost,¡¨ Webster Hall, NY
1985 ¡§In the Spirit of Dunhuang,¡¨ Adams House, Harvard University, MA
1984 ¡§In the Spirit of Dunhuang,¡¨ Asian Arts Institute, NY
   
Selected Group Exhibitions:
   
2005 ¡§trading place,¡¨ Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
  ¡§On the Edge,¡¨ Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, CA
2004 ¡§Reinventing Tradition in a New World: The Arts of Gu Wenda, Wang Mansheng, Xu Bing, and Zhang Hongtu,¡¨ Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA
  ¡§Out of Time, Out of Place, Out of China: Reinventing Chinese Tradition in a New Century,¡¨ University of Pittsburgh Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 ¡§Shuffling the Deck: The Collection Reconsidered,¡¨ Princeton University Art Museum, NJ
  ¡§A Brush with Tradition: Chinese Tradition and Contemporary Art,¡¨ Newark Museum, NJ
  ¡§BQE,¡¨ White Box, New York, NY
2002 ¡§Guangzhou Triennial,¡¨ Guangzhou, China
  ¡§AJITA-Unconquerable,¡¨ The Station, Houston, TX
  ¡§Queens International,¡¨ Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
  ¡§Paris-Peking,¡¨ Espace Cardin, Paris, France
  ¡§Contemporary Brush Strokes,¡¨ China 2000 Fine Art, New York, NY
  ¡§All Access,¡¨ CPC gallery, New York, NY
  ¡§ConversASIAN,¡¨ National Gallery, Cayman Island
  ¡§In Memory, The Art of Afterward,¡¨ Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, NY
2001 ¡§Cross+Overs,¡¨ Market Gallery, Johannesburg, S. Africa
  ¡§Unknow-Infinity,¡¨ Taipei Gallery, New York, NY
  ¡§China Without Borders,¡¨ Sotheby¡¦s Gallery, New York, NY
2000 ¡§Lineage,¡¨ d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, New York, NY
  ¡§Crossing the Line,¡¨ CSPS, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  ¡§Word and Meaning,¡¨ University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  ¡§Conceptual ink,¡¨ Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
1999 ¡§TRANSIENCE, Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century,¡¨ Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL. Traveled to University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR and The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
 
1998 ¡§Global Roots: Chinese Artists Working in New York,¡¨ Purdue University, IN
  ¡§Kunming New York Montreal,¡¨ OBSERVATOIRE4, Qc, Canada
1997 ¡§Kimchi Xtravaganza!¡¨ Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1996 ¡§Icons of Power,¡¨ Eighth Floor Gallery, NY
1995 ¡§Body Language,¡¨ Jamaica Arts Center, NY
  ¡§Other Choices/Other Voices,¡¨ Islip Museum, Long Island, NY
1994 ¡§Small World - Small Works,¡¨ Galerie + Edition Caoc, Berlin, Germany
  ¡§The Fifth Biennial of Havana,¡¨ Havana, Cuba
  ¡§Ad-Vance,¡¨ Pfizer Corp. N.Y., Curated by the Museum of Modern Art, NY
  ¡§Beyond the Borders: Art by Recent Immigrant,¡¨ Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
1993 ¡§Teddy Bear, Potato, Lipstick and Mao,¡¨ Art in General, NY
  ¡§Word!¡¨ Jamaica Arts Center, NY
  ¡§Reflections for Peace,¡¨ Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX
  ¡§The Curio Shop,¡¨ Artists Space, NY
1992 ¡§Four Artists from China,¡¨ American Museum of Natural History, NY
1991 ¡§Changing Cultures,¡¨ Hamilton College and Baruch College, NY
  ¡§Dismantling Invisibility,¡¨ Art in General, NY
  ¡§Syncretism,¡¨ Alternative Museum, NY
1990 ¡§Selection,¡¨ Artists Space, NY
  ¡§Harvest 2001,¡¨ Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, NJ
  ¡§The Decade Show,¡¨ (with the Epoxy Group) New Museum, NY
1989 ¡§China June 4th 1989,¡¨ Blum Helman Warehouse, NY Travelled to P.S.1 museum, NY (1990); Cleveland Institute of Art, OH (1992); Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas (1992); Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI (1994)
 
  ¡§Uptown/Downtown,¡¨ City Gallery, NY
  ¡§Fusion Art,¡¨ Koeln Ludwing Museum, Germany
1988 ¡§Thirty-Six Tactics,¡¨ Alternative Museum, NY
1987 ¡§Artists from China-New Expressions,¡¨ Sarah Lawrence College, NY
1986 ¡§Roots to Reality II,¡¨ Henry Street Settlement, NY
1985 ¡§Roots to Reality I,¡¨ Henry Street Settlement, NY
1984 ¡§The New Generation,¡¨ Hammerquist Gallery, NY
1983 ¡§Painting the Chinese Dream,¡¨ Brooklyn Museum, NY and City Hall, Boston, MA.
1982 ¡§Faces of China,¡¨ American International College, MA
1980 ¡§Contemporary Artists,¡¨ Beijing, China
   
Awards:
   
2000 S. Africa Artists workshop, Artist-in Residence, CrossPathCulture, Johannesburh
1996 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Artist-in-Residence, Hong Kong
1995-6 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship, Washington, D.C.
1991-2 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for Painting, New York, NY
1990-1 Art Matters Visual Art Grant, New York, NY
1984-5 New York State Council on the Arts, Artist-in-Residence
   
Public Collections:
 
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, NY
Smith College Museum of Art, MA
Princeton University Art Museum, NJ
Peter Norton Family Foundation, NY
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
The New Museum for Contemporary Art, (with Epoxy Art group) NY
Adams House, Harvard University, MA
The Art Students League of New York, NY
World Bank, Washington D.C.
National Museum of Art, Beijing, China
 
Bibliography:
 
The Contemporary Artistic Deconstruction-and Reconstruction-of Brush and ink Painting, By Britta Erickson, Yishu, June 2003, Canada
The Forgeries Are the Real Thing in This Exhibition, by Benjamin Genocchio, NY Times (NJ), 4/13/03
Through Ink and Brush, A Melding of Traditions, by Benjamin Genocchio, NY Times (NJ), 5/4/03
Shuffling the Deck: The Collection Reconsiderred¡¨, by Lilly Wei, Art News, 12/2003
A Landmark Retrospective Celebrates Chinese Artists¡¦ Experiments, by Erik Eckholm, NY Times, 11/25/02, NY
Art Imitates Queens Life, By Corey Takahashi, Newsday, September 20, 2002, NY
A pluralist Exhibition in the Plural Borough, by Ken Johnson, New York Times, August 23, 2002, NY
Drawing on East and West, by Jennifer A. Weyburn, Yale-China Review, New Haven, Conn. 2002
Breaking Free, Flying High: Zhang Hongtu¡¦s Journey from Maoism to Modern Art, by Alexa Olesen, Virtual China.com, Dec, 9, 1999
TRANSIENCE Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, by Wu Hung, Smart Museum at University of Chicago, 1999
Streetlive CHINA, by Michael Dutton. Cambridge University Press, 1998 UK
Visions of Gender and Democracy: Revolutionary Photo Albums in Asia, by William A. Callahan, Millennium: Journal of Internayional Studies, 1998
Review of ¡§Reflections Abroad: The Journey of Zhang Hongtu 1982-1996¡¨, by Jonathan Goodman. ARTAsiaPacific, Number 15, Sydney, 1997
Reflections Abroad: The Journey of Zhang Hongtu 1982-1996, by Judith Whitbeck, Anthony Giordano Gallery,1997
The Significance of a Bagel, by Hui-Shu Lee. HKUST Exhibition catalogue, Hong Kong, 1997
¡§Hong Kong 1997¡¨--T-Shirt Designs by Zhang Hongtu, by Wu Hung. Public Culture, University of Chicago, IL.1997
A Painter¡¦s Images of Mao as Reflected in a Changing China, by Helen A. Harrison. The New York Times(L.I.) November 10,1996
Shades of Mao, by Geremie R. Barme,M.E. Sharpe, New York, 1996
Art meets science in bold exhibition, by Denise Cheung, South China Morning Post, May 9 1996, Hong Kong
Artist famed for Mao¡¦s image visits Hong Kong, Hong Kong Standard, April 24 1996, Hong Kong
Zhang Hongtu at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, By Jonathan Goodman, Asia-Pacific Sculpture News, Winter 1996, Hong Kong
An Interview with Zhang Hongtu, by Lydia Yee, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1996
Zhang Hongtu/Hongtu Zhang, An Interview, by Jonathan Hay, ¡§Boundaries in China¡¨, Published by Reaktion Books Ltd, 1995
Other Choices/Other Voices, by Helen A. Harrison. The New York Times(L.I.) April 16, 1995
Statements From The Chinese, After Tiananmen Square, by William Zimmer. The New York Times, (CT) November 6. 1994
Mandate of Heaven, by Orville Schell. Simon & Schuster,1994
Exhibition Review, by Alice Yang. Asian Art News, March/April, 1994, Hong Kong
Censored!, by Edward Lin. Transpacific, June, 1994
Zhang Hongtu, by Lillian Zhu. Destiny (NYU) Asian Voices, Volume VII 1994
Days with Art, by Arlene Raven. The Village Voice, October 5, 1993
Voice Choices, by Kim Levin, The Village Voice, October 5, 1993
Changing Cultures, the Immigration of Chinese Artists to the U.S., by Gail Levin. The Magazine for Contemporary Art, May/June 1992, Prague, Czech. Asian Art News, September/October, 1994, Hong Kong
Once Again Long Live Chairman Mao, by Orville Schell.Atlantic Monthly, December 1992
12 works by Zhang Hongtu published in The Sciences. September/October 1992
Ambivalent Icons, by Jonathan Hay. Orientations, July 1992, Hong Kong
7 works by Zhang Hongtu published in the New Ghosts, Old Dreams, by Geremie Barme and Linda Jaivin. Random House, 1992
Chinese Works Bound and Unbound for Glory, by Jerry Tallmer. N.Y. Post, May 10, 1991
New York in Review, Syncretism: The Art of the 21st Century, by Gretchen Faust, Arts Magazine, May 1991
The Last Banquet, Harper's Magazine, October 1990
Tiananmen show Gutted, by Luis H. Francia. The Village Voice, July 31, 1990
The Galleries Review, Los Angeles Times, December 15, 1989
From Shanghai to Soho, by James Dao. Daily News, October 29, 1989
Face of Protest, U.S.News & World Report, September 18, 1989
Cultural Evolution, by C.Carr. The Village Voice, June 20, 1989
Unsung Artists, by Robert Lee. The Village Voice, May 10, 1989
The New Chinese Painting 1949-1986, by Joan L. Cohen. Harry N. Abrams Inc.
Mao's Scorched Flowers Go West: Is There Art After Liberation?, by Gail Pallet. The Village Voice, May 13, 1986
And other reviews published in Chinese newspapers and magazines.

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