Zhu Jinshi

  • , Guanghua Temple, 2015
    Oil on canvas
    180 x 160 cm
    70 7/8 x 63 inches
  • , Martial Arts Training, 2014
    Oil on canvas
    160 x 140 cm
    63 x 55 1/8 inches

Zhu Jinshi, born in 1954, is a pioneer of Chinese abstract art and installation art. He began to create abstract paintings in the early 1980s and moved to Berlin in 1986. Since then, he has been experimenting with performance, installation, and conceptual art. In 1994, Zhu returned to China, dividing his time between Berlin and Beijing until 2010. At present, he lives and works in Beijing.