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b. 1971, China

Jiang Zhi Biography

Jiang Zhi was born in Yuanqiang, Hunan province, in 1971 and graduated from the China Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou. He was awarded the academic achievement of Reshaping History (Chinart from 2000-2009) in 2010, the Chinese Contemporary Art Golden Palm in 2009, the Asian New Force IFVA Critics Award in 2001, and also received the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) in 2000. Generally considered one of China’s most diverse and avant-garde artists of his age, Jiang Zhi’s artistic practice ranges widely from oil painting, video, installation, sculpture and photography. A mid-career retrospective exhibition titled “If This Were A Man” curated by Bao Dong is currently on view at the Times Museum in Guangzhou. Jiang Zhi currently lives and works in Beijing and Shenzhen.

Jiang Zhi Featured Artworks

Elegy Series by Jiang Zhi contemporary artwork
Jiang ZhiElegy SeriesArchival inkjet print
103 x 80 cm
Not for sale
Duddell's

Jiang Zhi Represented By

HdM GALLERY contemporary art gallery in Beijing, China HdM GALLERY London, Hangzhou, Beijing

Jiang Zhi In Related Press

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“Canton Express”: art from the Pearl River Delta at M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong Related Press “Canton Express”: art from the Pearl River Delta at M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong 29 August 2017, Art Radar

Canton Express is held at the M+ Pavilion, located at the West Kowloon Cultural District in Hong Kong, which showcases the collection donated by Chinese collector Guan Yi to M+ in 2013. The show is on view from 23 June to 10 September 2017. In addition to the exhibition, M+ also organised a weekend-long film and video screening, City Limits...

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M+ Screenings: City Limits at Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong Related Press M+ Screenings: City Limits at Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong 2 August 2017, Art Radar

Featuring 15 videos and films, M+ Screenings: City Limits will be held at Broadway Cinematheque in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, from 4 to 6 August 2017. The programme is organised in conjunction with the exhibition Canton Express at M+ Pavilion in the West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong. Located on Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, M+ is Hong...

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'That Has Been, and May Be Again' at Para Site, Hong Kong Related Press 'That Has Been, and May Be Again' at Para Site, Hong Kong 29 July 2016, ArtAsiaPacific

Opened alongside Para Site’s 4th annual International Conference (6/21–23), That Has Been, and May Be Again  is an exhibition honoring the multitude of voices that have arisen throughout 1980s and ’90s China, that speak to the search for a cultural and political identity during the country’s modernization. The diverse...

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Hong Kong show of underground 1990s Chinese art offers different perspective on era Related Press Hong Kong show of underground 1990s Chinese art offers different perspective on era 27 June 2016, South China Morning Post

A new show at Hong Kong’s Para Site exhibition space is a reminder that mainstream narratives have a tendency to obscure what artists do during periods of great political change. Those narratives affect how we see art history. After the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, it was assumed that the restrictive environment forced artists to...

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