ARTISTS


  • Park Jihoon
  • Zheng Lianjie
  • Wang Qingsong
  • Cheng Ran
  • Gao Shiqiang
  • Chen Wei
  • Dong Wensheng
  • Zhou Xiaohu
  • Sun Xun
  • Zheng Duanxiang
  • Allison Smith
  • Abstract Action
  • Todd Norsten
  • Bushels, Bundels & Barrels
  • Folies Berger
  • Andrew Bick
  • Diana Cooper
  • Aline and Robert Crumb
  • R. Crumb
  • Peggy Cyphers
  • Amnesty International
  • Ian Dawson
  • Spencer Tunick
  • Richard Deacon
  • Michael Eade
  • Claude Heath
  • David Humphrey
  • Judith Linhares
  • Dennis Masback
  • Robert McCurdy
  • Paul McDevitt
  • Kevin MacDonald
  • Stephen Mueller
  • Nickzad Nodjoumi
  • Carl Ostendarp
  • David Storey
  • Tomoko Takahashi
  • Fred Tomaselli
  • Fred Wilson
  • William Wegman
  • Zheng Lianjie

    Biography


    Zheng Lianjie

    Born 1962 in Beijing, P. R. China
    Began studying Chinas masterpieces in the 1980s at the Imperial Palace Museum
    Relocated to New York City, August 1996

    Experience

    1993
    Binding the Lost Soul; Huge Explosion
    A seventeen-day series of installation and performance art carried out on the Great Wall (all domestic publicity banned by authorities)

    1990
    Re-Emergenge of the Undiminished
    Created a series of works for the reunification of the two Germanys

    1990
    Great Wall Ming Dynasty Si Ma Tai Site
    Completed more than 100 meters of the Great Wall rubbing over three years

    1989
    Yuan Ming Artists Colony
    Founder, with several other Beijing artists, of an artists colony located in Beijings Haidan District (following June 4th incident)

    1986
    Beijing Great Land Calligraphy and Painting Art School
    Founder and president of one of Chinas first private art schools

    Selected Solo Exhibitions
    2002
    Reappearing Exit IV: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Asian American Arts Center, NY
    Contemporary Ink Works by Zheng Lianjie, Agama Gallery, New York

    1996
    Zheng Lianjie: Recent Works, Yellow Pavilion #50 Gallery, Beijing

    1990
    Ink Revolution, Beijing Daqian Gallery, Beijing

    Selected Group Exhibitions

    2007
    Dragons Evolution, China Square, New York
    Chinas Performance Photography, International Art Center, Beijing
    Contemporary Chinese Art, Hermes Gallery, New York
    Against the Wall, Contemporary Chinese Artists, Corkin Gallery, Toronto
    China Onward, The Estella Collection of Contemporary Art 1996-2006, Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

    2006
    East Transplanted West, CAS Gallery, Kean University, Union Township, New Jersey, NY
    New Chinese Occidentalism: Chinese Contemporary Art in N Y, Ethan Cohen Fine Art
    The Wall Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art 2005-2006; Millenium Art Museum, Beijing; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Center for the Arts, New York

    2005
    The Wall Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art 2005-2006; Millenium Art Museum, Beijing; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Center for the Arts, New York

    2002
    The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
    Selected Works of Performance Art, The 2nd Annual International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

    2000
    Documentation of Chinese Avant-Garde Art in the 90s, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
    Conceptual Ink, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York

    1993
    Modern Chinese Painting, National Contemporary Art Society of Israelv
    1992
    Chinas First International Art & Antiques Auction, 21st Century Hotel, Beijing
    Contemporary Chinese Art, Brussels Art Festival, Brussels, Belgium

    1991
    Koreas Ninth International Art Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

    1990
    Works by Zheng Lianji and Huan Zi, British Embassy, Beijing

    Video and Slide Discussions

    2006
    Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, International Chinese Live Art Festival, Manchester, England

    2004
    Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Colgate Univerrsity, Hamilton, New York

    2003
    Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

    2002
    Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Columbia University, New York, NY

    2001
    Reappearing Exit III: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Great Wall, Dongpo Village, Si Ma Tai Site, China
    Reappearing Exit II: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie, Beijing Artist Storehouse, Beijing