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Zeng Fanzhi, Haircut, 1989 Oil on canvas, 39 ⅜ × 27 ⅝ inches (100 × 70 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Haircut, 1989

Oil on canvas, 39 ⅜ × 27 ⅝ inches (100 × 70 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist and Model No. 2, 1989 Oil on canvas, 46 ⅛ × 32 ¾ inches (117 × 83 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist and Model No. 2, 1989

Oil on canvas, 46 ⅛ × 32 ¾ inches (117 × 83 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Hospital Triptych No. 1, 1991 Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 70 ⅞ × 181 ⅞ inches (180 × 460 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Hospital Triptych No. 1, 1991

Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 70 ⅞ × 181 ⅞ inches (180 × 460 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Man and Meat, 1993 Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 78 ¾ inches (180 × 200 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Man and Meat, 1993

Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 78 ¾ inches (180 × 200 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Mask Series No. 8, 1997 Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 78 ¾ inches (180 × 200 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Mask Series No. 8, 1997

Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 78 ¾ inches (180 × 200 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, The Death of Marat, 2001 Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 59 ⅛ inches (180 × 150 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, The Death of Marat, 2001

Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 59 ⅛ inches (180 × 150 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, We No. 9, 2002 Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 86 ⅝ × 259 ⅞ inches (220 × 660 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, We No. 9, 2002

Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 86 ⅝ × 259 ⅞ inches (220 × 660 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Portrait, 2004 Oil on canvas, 78 ¾ × 59 ⅛ inches (200 × 150 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Portrait, 2004

Oil on canvas, 78 ¾ × 59 ⅛ inches (200 × 150 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Covered Lamb, 2009 Golden silk nanmu wood, 43 ⅜ × 27 ⅝ × 21 ⅝ inches (110 × 70 × 55 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Covered Lamb, 2009

Golden silk nanmu wood, 43 ⅜ × 27 ⅝ × 21 ⅝ inches (110 × 70 × 55 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist Series Lucian Freud, 2011 Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 70 ⅞ inches (180 × 180 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist Series Lucian Freud, 2011

Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 70 ⅞ inches (180 × 180 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist Series Self-Portrait, 2011 Oil on canvas, 59 ⅛ × 39 ⅜ inches (150 × 100 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Artist Series Self-Portrait, 2011

Oil on canvas, 59 ⅛ × 39 ⅜ inches (150 × 100 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, The Christ Child, 2012 Oil on canvas, 59 × 59 inches (150 × 150 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, The Christ Child, 2012

Oil on canvas, 59 × 59 inches (150 × 150 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Jing Hu Xi Liu, 2012 Pencil on paper, 19 ¾ × 27 ⅝ inches (50 × 70 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Jing Hu Xi Liu, 2012

Pencil on paper, 19 ¾ × 27 ⅝ inches (50 × 70 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Self-Portrait, 2013 Oil on canvas, 114 ¼ × 114 ¼ inches (290 × 290 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Self-Portrait, 2013

Oil on canvas, 114 ¼ × 114 ¼ inches (290 × 290 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Untitled, 2015 Cast silver, 102 ⅜ × 76 × 20 ½ inches (260 × 193 × 52 cm), edition of 5© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Untitled, 2015

Cast silver, 102 ⅜ × 76 × 20 ½ inches (260 × 193 × 52 cm), edition of 5
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Blue, 2015 Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 157 ½ × 275 ⅝ inches (400 × 700 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Blue, 2015

Oil on canvas, in 3 parts, overall: 157 ½ × 275 ⅝ inches (400 × 700 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Untitled, 2015 Oil on canvas, in 2 parts, overall: 78 ¾ × 315 inches (200 × 800 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Untitled, 2015

Oil on canvas, in 2 parts, overall: 78 ¾ × 315 inches (200 × 800 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Lucian Freud, 2017 Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 70 ⅞ inches (180 × 180 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, Lucian Freud, 2017

Oil on canvas, 70 ⅞ × 70 ⅞ inches (180 × 180 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018 Oil on canvas, 47 ¼ × 47 ¼ inches (120 × 120 cm)© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018

Oil on canvas, 47 ¼ × 47 ¼ inches (120 × 120 cm)
© Zeng Fanzhi Studio

About

Zeng Fanzhi was born in Wuhan, China in 1964, and lives and works in Beijing. Solo museum exhibitions include “Zeng Fanzhi: Idealism,” Singapore Art Museum (2007); “Zeng Fanzhi,” Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne de Metropole (2007); “Zeng Fanzhi,” Fundación Godia, Barcelona (2009); and “2010: Zeng Fanzhi,” Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (2010). Zeng's work was the subject of a major retrospective at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in 2013–14. In a specially commissioned exhibition at the Musée du Louvre in 2014, his painting From 1830 till now No. 4 (2014) was shown alongside Eugène Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People (1830). Zeng's work was included in the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009); “The World Belongs to You,” Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2011–12); “Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art,” Arsenale di Venezia and Museum of Contemporary Art Chengdu (2013); “Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2013–14); and “Post Pop: East Meets West,” Saatchi Gallery, London (2014–15).

曾梵志1964年生于中国武汉市,现于北京居住和创作。他曾在多个博物馆举行个人展览,包括新加坡美术馆的「曾梵志:理想主义」(2007年)、圣艾蒂安现代美术馆的「曾梵志」(2007年)、巴塞罗纳高弟基金会的「曾梵志」(2009年)及上海外滩美术馆的「2010·曾梵志」(2010年)。他亦曾于2013至2014年在巴黎现代艺术博物馆举行大型回顾展。在2014年于卢浮宫举行的展览中,他的作品《从1830年至今No. 4》(2014年)与欧仁·德拉克罗瓦的名作《自由领导人民》(1830年)并列展出。曾梵志的作品也参与多个联展,包括第53届威尼斯双年展(2009年)、意大利威尼斯格拉西宫的「世界属于你」(2011–2012年)、成都当代美术馆的「历史之路—威尼斯双年展与中国当代艺术20年」(2013年)、纽约大都会艺术博物馆的「水墨艺术:当代中国艺术的今夕与共」(2013–2014年)及伦敦萨奇美术馆的「后波普艺术:东西交汇」(2014–2015年)

Fairs, Events & Announcements

Sanyu, Basket of Flowers, 1931, courtesy Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation

Tour

Cézanne, Morandi, and Sanyu

Friday, April 26, 2019, 6pm
Gagosian, Hong Kong

Gagosian Hong Kong’s managing director Nick Simunovic and senior director Han-I Wang will discuss works by the three modern masters in the exhibition Cézanne, Morandi, and Sanyu at Gagosian, Hong Kong. In this presentation, Zeng Fanzhi examines the ways in which these three major figures set the stage for painting as we know it today, serving as crucial touchstones both for their contemporaries and for countless artists thereafter, including Zeng himself.  The tour will discuss the visual relationships between the works and the recurring characteristics of modernism that are present in this show. To attend the free event, RSVP to hktours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

Sanyu, Basket of Flowers, 1931, courtesy Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation

Zeng Fanzhi, Rooster, 2019 © 2019 Zeng Fanzhi

Art Fair

Art Basel Hong Kong

March 29–31, 2019, booth 1C18
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
www.artbasel.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in Art Basel Hong Kong 2019, with works by Georg Baselitz, Edmund de Waal, Urs Fischer, Katharina Grosse, Andreas Gursky, Duane Hanson, Damien Hirst, Thomas Houseago, Yayoi Kusama, René Magritte, Giorgio Morandi, Takashi Murakami, Albert Oehlen, Nam June Paik, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Rachel Whiteread, Jonas Wood, Christopher Wool, Zao Wou-Ki, Zeng Fanzhi, and others. 

To receive a PDF with detailed information on the works, please contact the gallery at inquire@gagosian.com. To attend the fair, purchase tickets at artbasel.com.

Download the full press release in English, Simplified Chinese, or Traditional Chinese

Zeng Fanzhi, Rooster, 2019 © 2019 Zeng Fanzhi

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018 © Zeng Fanzhi 2018

Art Fair

Art Basel Hong Kong

March 29–31, 2018, booth 1C18
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
www.artbasel.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in Art Basel Hong Kong. To view highlights from the booth in advance of the fair visit www.artsy.com. Our presentation will include works by Georg Baselitz, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joe Bradley, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, Alexander Calder, John Currin, Willem de Kooning, Edmund De Waal, Jean Dubuffet, Urs Fischer, Lucio Fontana, Walton Ford, Katharina Grosse, Mark Grotjahn, Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Jia Aili, Anish Kapoor, Yves Klein, Karen Kneffel, Jeff Koons, Harmony Korine, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami, Takashi Murakami & Virgil Abloh, Albert Oehlen, Nam June Paik, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Richard Serra, Rudolf Stingel, Mark Tansey, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Jonas Wood, Christopher Wool, and Zeng Fanzhi. Tickets are available at www.artbasel.com.

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018 © Zeng Fanzhi 2018

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Museum Exhibitions

Zeng Fanzhi, Van Gogh III, 2017 © Zeng Fanzhi

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Zeng Fanzhi | Van Gogh

October 20, 2017–March 5, 2018
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
www.vangoghmuseum.nl

This show marks the first time the Van Gogh Museum has invited a contemporary Asian artist to exhibit at the institution. Zeng Fanzhi, who has been inspired by the artist, presents new never-before-exhibited paintings that refer to works by Van Gogh in the museum’s collection, creating a dialogue between modern and contemporary art. The show was extended to accommodate the addition of a new painting.

Zeng Fanzhi, Van Gogh III, 2017 © Zeng Fanzhi

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