Zhu Jinshi

Biography


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Born in 1954 in Beijing
Lives and works in Beijing
 

Solo Exhibitions

2017
'Presence of Whiteness', Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2016
'Detached from Colour', Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
'Zhu Jinshi', Yuan Art Museum, Beijing
'Zhu Jinshi', Blum & Poe, New York, USA

2015
'Performance in Paint: Zhu Jinshi', Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing
'Zhu Jinshi Special Project: Boat', Pearl Lam Galleries at Exchange Square, Hong Kong

2014
'Zhu Jinshi: Simplicity', Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2013
'Zhu Jinshi: The Reality of Paint', Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong

2012
'Zhu Jinshi: Boat', Pearl Lam Galleries Special Project Space, Shanghai, China
'Zhu Jinshi', Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA

2010
'New Abstract', 604J Gallery/604H Gallery, Busan, South Korea 

2009
'Social Chromatology', JoyArt, Beijing

2008
'Power and Territory', Arario Gallery, Beijing

2007
'Four Tables', Courtyard Gallery, Beijing

2006
'Plane Pattern', Tongzhou Private Art Center, Beijing

2002
'On the Road', Prague City Museum, Prague

1999
'Empty Time', Vostell Gallery, Berlin
'Diary in Bamboo Forest', Weitendorf Chapel Art Association, Weitendorf, Germany 

1998
'Empty Space', Saarbrücken City Gallery, Saarbrücken, Germany  
'Return to Source', Ulm Art Association, Ulm, Germany  

1997
'Tao of Rice Paper', Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 

1996
'Impermanence', Capital Normal University Art Museum, Beijing
'Mianbi (In Front of the Wall)', Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin

1995
'Moment', Ruine der Künste (The Arts’ Ruin), Berlin

1990
'Fang', DAAD gallery, Berlin
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
'Abstract and Beyond—The Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China', Minsheng Art Museum,  Shanghai, China  
'Early Works', Yuan Art Museum, Beijing
'Black', Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA 
'Chinese Abstract Art: A Survey Exhibition', Today Museum, Beijing

2015
'Beyond Form—An Exhibition of Abstract Art in China', Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou, China
'Perfection by Chance—A Yi Pai Series Exhibition', Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong

2014
'Words Tend to Be Inadequate', Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai, China 
'Where does it all begin? Contemporary Abstract Art in Asia and the West', Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore 
'Thick Paint: Jean Fautrier, Franz West, Zhu Jinshi', Luxembourg & Dayan Gallery, New York, USA

2013
'28 Chinese', Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA 

2012
'Chinese Contemporary Abstract, 1980s Until Present: MINDMAP', Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
'Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts', Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, New York;   DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, USA 
'Alone Together', Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA 

2011
'Wu Ming, Form is Formless: Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art', Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China 
'Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts', University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, USA  

2010
'Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts', Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China 
'Negotiations: The Second Today's Documents', Today Art Museum, Beijing

2009
'Yi Pai—Century Thinking', Today Art Museum, Beijing

2008
'Yi Pai: Thirty Years of Chinese “Abstraction”', La Caixa Forum, Palma, Barcelona, Madrid
'Apartment Art in China: 1970s–1990s: The Ecology of Post-Cultural Revolution Frontier Art',  Shuimu Contemporary Art Space, Beijing
'Poetic Realism: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan—Contemporary Art from South China', CEART - Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente, Fuenlabrada, Spain 
'The 3rd Nanjing Triennale', Jiangsu, China 

2007
'What is Mono-ha?', Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Beijing
'The First Today’s Documents 2007—ENERGY: SPIRIT·BODY·MATERIAL', Today Art Museum, Beijing
'Abstract and Narratability, Y.Q.K.', Deshan Art Space, Beijing
'The 6th Shenzhen Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition—A Vista of Perspective', OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China  

2006
'The 5th Shanghai Biennale: Hyper Design', Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China 
'CHINA NOW: Art in Times of Change', Essl Museum, Vienna
'Poetic Realism: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan', RCM Art Museum, Nanjing, China 

2005
'Chengdu Biennial—Century and Paradise', Chengdu, China 
'About Beauty', House of World Cultures, Berlin

2004
'The 3rd Triennial of Contemporary Art—Time Zones', Upper Swabia, Monastery of Weingarten,  Weigarten, Germany 
'China Moon', artist-in-residence international summer program, the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, New York, USA 

2003
'Left Hand, Right Hand—China/Germany Contemporary Art Exhibition', 798 Art Space, Beijing
'Chinese Maximalism', UB Art Gallery of the University at Buffalo, New York, USA; Chinese Century Temple Art Museum, Beijing

2002
'The 1st Guangzhou Triennial Exhibition,' Guangzhou, China 

2001
'Paper', Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin

2000
'Hometown Art', Palace of World Culture, Berlin
'On the Way', Bethanien Art Center, Berlin
'Time-Timeless', Egon Schiele Art Center, Krumlov, Czech Republic 

1999
'The Same Voice', Ludwigsburg Palace Festival, Germany 

1998
'Resonance', Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 
'Light and Paper', Leopold Hoesch Museum, Durën, Germany 

1997
'Immutability and Fashion: Chinese Contemporary Art in the Midst of Changing Surroundings', Kirin Art Space Harajuku, Tokyo 

1996
'Displacement', Wispa Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland 
'96 International Com-Art Show in Suwon: China, Korea and Japan', Suwon City, South Korea 

1995
'4th International Istanbul Biennial—Orient/Ation', Istanbul, Turkey  
'Sharp Eye', Art and exhibition hall, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany 
'Open Your Mouth, Close your Eyes, Beijing and Berlin Communication Exhibition', Capital Normal University Art Museum, Beijing, China 

1993
'Chinese Avant-Garde Art', Palace of World Culture, Berlin
'Chinese Art', Aschaffenburg City Gallery, Aschaffenburg, Germany 

1992
'Chinese Contemporary Art', Z Gallery, New York, USA 

1991
Stream of Light, The Arts’ Ruin, Berlin

1990
'Freedom', Rotterdam Cultural Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

1988
'New Space, Art Forum', Thomas Gallery, Munich, Germany  

1987
'Two Artists from Beijing', Bethanien Art Center, Berlin
'Ink', Nuremberg Artists House, Nuremberg, Germany 

1986
'Beijing/New York: Avant-Garde Chinese Art Touring Exhibition', City Gallery, New York; Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA 

1985
'Tuhua Exhibition', Chaoyang Theater, Beijing

1983
Underground Exhibitions, Private Space, Beijing

1980
'The 2nd Xing Xing (Stars Group) Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1979
'The 1st Xing Xing (Stars Group) Exhibition', Gallery in Beihai Park, Beijing
 

Selected Collections

Allison and Warren Kander, USA 
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA 
Basma Al Sulaiman Museum of Contemporary Art, Saudi Arabia Brooklyn Museum, USA 
Busan Museum of Art, South Korea 
Dean Valentine Collection, USA 
Delphine Arnault, France 
Deutsche Bank, Germany 
East West Bank, USA 
Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei
Inside-Out Art Museum, China 
Maosoleum, Private Collection of Dr. Woffles Wu, Singapore Marciano Collection, USA 
Mario Testino, UK 
Minsheng Museum, China  
M+ Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong
National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea 
Picasso Foundation, Spain 
Rubell Family Collection, USA 
The Guangdong Museum of Art, China 
The Schaufler Collection, Sindelfingen, Germany 
Today Art Museum, China 
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada 
White Rabbit Collection, Australia