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Xiaogang Zhang

 (Born 1958)
Xiaogang Zhang is active/lives in China.  Xiaogang Zhang is known for realist, surrealist portrait and figure painting.

Xiaogang Zhang

Zhang Xiaogang (1958-)

Born in Kunming, Yunnan province, he lives and works in Beijing.

Inspired by family photographs from the Cultural Revolution period, as well as the European tradition of Surrealism, Zhang's paintings explore the notion of personal identity in a culture of collectivism.  Often painted in black and white with splotches of color, his subjects are nameless and timeless, with elements of exaggerated animation and stoic expressions. 

Selected solo Exhibitions:
2000  Max Protetch Gallery, New York
1999  Galerie de France, Paris
1989  Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2002-03  1st Guangzhou Triennale, Guangdong Museum o  ...  Displaying 750 of 5260 characters.

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About  Xiaogang Zhang

Born:  1958 - Kunming, Yunnan province, China
Known for:  realist, surrealist portrait and figure painting