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
Catalogue Raisonné 1984–2004
Available in October 2020, this comprehensive three-volume title chronologically illustrates every recorded work from the first two decades of Zeng Fanzhi’s career, including his early portraits and abstract works, as well as the celebrated Hospital (1991–92), Meat (1992–94), and Mask (1994–2004) series. Edited by Gladys Chung and supported by Gagosian, the publication features major essays by Fumio Nanjo, Phillippe Dagen, and Johnson TZ Chang, along with never before published artworks, preparatory studies, and documentary photographs. A Chinese addendum of all texts is included.
Zeng Fanzhi: Catalogue Raisonné 1984–2004 (Milan: Skira, 2020)
West Bund Art & Design 2020
November 12–15, 2020, booth A102
West Bund Art Center, Shanghai
Gagosian is pleased to participate in West Bund Art & Design 2020 with an extensive group presentation. Along with the gallery’s booth at ART021 Shanghai, on view between November 14 and 15, this will be Gagosian’s first in-person art fair since the covid-19 lockdown in March. The gallery’s participation was made possible by extraordinary support from the artists involved.
John Currin, Pistachio, 2016 © John Currin
Art Basel Hong Kong Online
March 20–25, 2020
Works by Georg Baselitz, Jennifer Guidi, Tetsuya Ishida, Jia Aili, Takashi Murakami, Mary Weatherford, Tom Wesselmann, and Zeng Fanzhi were available exclusively online. The selection was also on view in the Art Basel Hong Kong Online Viewing Rooms, accessible through artbasel.com and the Art Basel app.
Takashi Murakami, Kiki, 2018–20 © 2020 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved
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