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Zeng Fanzhi
Catalogue Raisonné 1984–2004

October 22–November 22, 2020
Zall Bookstore, Wuhan, China

To celebrate the release of Zeng Fanzhi: Catalogue Raisonné 1984–2004, the Fanzhi Foundation for Art and Education is hosting an online conversation and exhibition of early works made by the artist, in his hometown of Wuhan, China. Three of Zeng’s former professors from Hubei Institute of Fine Art—Pi Daojian, Wei Guangqing, and Fang Shaoh—and Shanghart founder Lorenz Helbling will speak about the artist’s practice on October 22, at 2am EDT (2pm HKT). The online conversation will be conducted in Chinese. The event is free and open to the public on WeChat and Zaiyi.

Zeng Fanzhi. Photo: Guo Shaoming

Zeng Fanzhi. Photo: Guo Shaoming

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