Zhu Jinshi
Installation view
Zhu Jinshi, Quentin Morris, Kōji Enokura
May 13June 25, 2016
Installation View
January 7February 20, 2016
Installation View
June 1July 7, 2012

ZHU JINSHI

Born in Beijing, China, 1954

 

Education
Artists-in-Berlin Residency Program, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Architecture Department lectureship at Berlin Technical University, Germany
Artist residency at the Banff Center, Canada 

Lives and works in Beijing, China

 

One-Person Exhibitions

2017
Presence of Whiteness, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2016
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, China
Detached from Colour, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China

2015
Performance in Paint, Inside-Out Museum, Beijing

2014
Simplicity, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2013
The Reality of Paint, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China
Zhu Jinshi Special Project “Boat”, Pearl Lam Galleries at Art12, London UK
ADAA: The Art Show 2013, Blum & Poe, New York, NY

2012
Boat, Pearl Lam Special Project Space, Shanghai, China
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2010
New Abstract, 604J Gallery/604H Gallery, Busan, Korea
Hongje Gallery/Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009
Social Chromatology, Joy Art Space, Beijing, China 

2008
Power and Territory, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China

2007
Four Tables, Sihe Yuan Gallery, Beijing, China

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

2004
Tea House, Passau Abulant Gallery, Munich, Germany

2002
On the Road, Prague City Museum, Czech Republic

2000
Empty Time, Vostell Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1999
Diary in Bamboo Forest, Weitendorf Art Association, Germany

1998
Empty Space, Saarbruecken City Gallery, Germany
Return to Origin, Ulm Art Association, Germany
Feng, Banff Art Center, Canada
Ancient Town, Hartwig Gallery, Bremen, Germany

1997
Tao of Rice Paper, Vancouver Museum, Canada

1996
Impermanence, Art Museum of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
Mianbi (In Front of Steep Wall), Berlin Georg-Kolbe Museum, Germany

1995
Houhai Knot, Houhai, Beijing, China
Houhai Lake art project, Houhai, Beijing, China
Moment, The Arts Ruin, Berlin, Germany

1994
Wooden Architecture, Zhaoyao Gallery, Beijing, China

1990
Fangzhen, DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

Group Exhibitions

2016
Black., Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 

2015
28 Chinese, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

2014
Thick Paint: Jean Fautrier, Franz West, Zhu Jinshi, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY
Where Does It All Begin? Contemporary Abstract Art in Asia and the West, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore
Art14, Pearl Lam Galleries, London, UK

2013
28 Chinese, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL                            

2012
Chinese Contemporary Abstract, 1980s Until Present: MINDMAP, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
Alone Together, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

2011
China International Gallery Exposition 2011 (CIGE), Contrasts Gallery, Beijing, China
Wu Ming, Form is Formless: Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China
Mind Space: Minimalism in Contrasts, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

2010
Asian Landmark, Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Mind Space: Minimalism, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China

2009
Exhibition of Abstract Paintings, Shui Mu Art Space, Beijing, China
Yi School, Today Museum, Beijing, China

2008
Community of tastes, Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
YI Pai: 30 years of “Abstract” Art in China, La Caixa Forum, Palma; Barcelona and Madrid, Spain
Apartment Art in China 1970s—1990s, Shui Mu Art space, Beijing, China

2007
What is Mono-ha?, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Beijing, China
Abstract painting, Deshan Art Space, Beijing, China
Energe first today´s documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
China Now, COBRA Art Museum Amsterdam, Holland

2006
Hyper Design: 6th Shanghai Biennial Exhibition, Shanghai, China
China Now: Art in Times of Change, Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria
Ruin Painting, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2005
Century and Paradise: Chengdu Biennial Exhibition, Chengdu, China
Beauty, Berlin-Beijing, Berlin Alexander Ochs Gallery, Germany
Ink and Paper, Weimar Art Museum, Germany

2004
3rd Oberschwaben Triennial Exhibition for Contemporary Art, Germany
China Moon, Long Island Watermill Foundation, New York, USA

2003
Chinese Maximism, Art Museum of University Buffalo, New York, USA
Chinese Century Temple Art Museum, Beijing, China

2002
1st Guangzhou Triennial Exhibition, China

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

1999
The Same Voice, Ludwigsburger Royal Palace Art Festival, Germany

1998
Light and Paper, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Duern, Germany

1997
Unfashionable, Kirin Art Space Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Osaka Kirin Art Museum, Japan
Mitsubishi.Jisho Art Museum Fukouka, Japan

1996
Art Exhibition of China, Korea and Japan, Art Center, Suwon, Korea

1995
Orientation: 4th Istanbul Biennial Exhibition, Turkey
Perspicacity, Bonn Commonwealth Art Museum, Germany
Mouth Open, Eyes Shut, Art Museum of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

1993
Chinese Avant-garde Art, Palace of World Culture, Berlin, Germany
Chinese Art, Aschaffenburg City Gallery, Germany
Night Rainbow, Oderberg Street Art Festival, Berlin,Germany
My Home is Your Home, Museum of Modern Art, Lòdz, Poland

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

1991
Chinese Contemporary Art, China Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Art against Violence, Starke Foundation, Berlin, Germany
Stream of Light, Ruin of Art, Berlin, Germany

1990
Freedom, Rotterdam Cultural Centre, Holland

1987
Two Artists from Beijing, Bethanien Art Center, Berlin, Germany

1986
Chinese Avant-garde Circuit Exhibition, New York City Gallery, USA

1985
Tuhua Exhibition, Chaoyang Theater, Beijing, China

1983–85
Mehrer Underground Exhibition, Private Space, Beijing, China

1980
The 2nd Xing Xing (Star) Exhibition, Chinese National Museum, Beijing, China

1979
The 1st Xing Xing (Star) Exhibition, Gallery in Beihai Park, Beijing, China

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues

2014
Roselione-Valadez, Juan, ed. Rubell Family Collection: Highlights and Artists' Writings, Volume 1. Miami, FL: Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, 2014.

2013
Moorhouse, Paul. Zhu Jinshi. Hong Kong: Pearl Lam Galleries, 2013.

2011
Gao, Minglu. Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts. Shanghai: Contrast Gallery, 2011.

2008
Gao, Minglu. La Escuela Yi: Treinta Años de Arte Abstracto Chino. Barcelona: Fundació La Caixa, 2008.

 

Articles and Reviews

2016
“ArtList’s 3 Must See Shows: New Solo Shows at Blum & Poe, Casey Kaplan & Cuban Group Show at David Zwirner.” Art Market Monitor, January 8, 2016.
Creahan, D. "New York - Zhu Jinshi at Blum & Poe Through February 20th, 2016." ArtObserved.com, February 14, 2016.
Dethal, Lor. “Chinese Artist Zhu Jinshi Exhibition Coming Up with Blum & Poe New York.” Widewalls, January 2016.
Greenberg, Daniel M. Review of Zhu Jinshi. Blum & Poe, New York. Art in America (April 2016): 109.
Kwok, Nelson. "'Detached from Colour: Zhu Jinshi' at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong." Blouin ArtInfo, October 31, 2016.
Li, Jennifer S. "Black." ArtAsiaPacific 100 (September-October 2016): 164. 
Pirovano, Stefano. "This is My Truth About Chinese Art: an Interview with Zhu Jinshi (With a Three-Years Delay)." ConceptualFineArts.com, February 19, 2016.
Pollack, Barbara. "Statement Pieces." Architectural Digest (February 2016): 34.
Schlenker, Kenneth. “Artlist’s 3 Must-See Shows.” Whitewall Magazine, January 11, 2016.
Zhang, Tianmo. "Between Painting and Sculpture: Zhu Jinshi at Inside-Out Museum." Art Radar, January 15, 2016.
“Zhu Jinshi: New York Solo Exhibition.” Lodown Magazine, January 6, 2016. 

2015
Burlison, Dani. “‘28 Chinese’ Highlights a Profound and Political Collection.” KQED (Arts blog), June 5, 2015.
Engel, Bonnie. "They Lent Their Art in San Francisco." Finance Asia (Hong Kong), July 9, 2015.
Gereben, Janos. "'28 Chinese' Spotlights Contemporary Art." Examiner (San Francisco, CA), June 11, 2015.

2014
Spyrou, Andrew. "Zhu Jinshi: On Thick Paint." Elephant no. 18 (Spring 2014): 92-101.  

2013
Azzarello, Nina. "Zhu Jinshi Suspends Boat with 8,000 Sheets of Folded Rice Paper." Designboom.com, December 12, 2013.
Dex, Robert. "Art13: Rice Paper Sculpture Goes on Display for New London Art Fair." Independent (London), February 28, 2013.

Himelfarb, Ellen. "Gallerist Pearl Lam Docks Zhu Jinshi's 'Boat' at Art13 London." Wallpaper, March 4, 2013.

Gaskin, Sam. "Zhu Jinshi's Paint Confections Show at Pearl Lam HK." Artinfo.com, May 27, 2013.
Lai, Alexis. "Hong Kong Art Explosion: What to See this Month." CNN.com, May 17, 2013.

McDermott, Emily. "How Zhu Jinshi's Boat Travels." Interview.com, viewed December 18, 2013.
Percival, Lindy. "A Whiff of Fresh Perspectives." Age (Melbourne), June 1, 2013.
Wang, Sue. "Pearl Lam Galleries in Hong Kong Presents the Solo Exhibition by Zhu Jinshi." Cafa Art Info, May 14, 2013.

"Zhu Jinshi: Boat." Domus, March 12, 2013.                                                                                  

2012
Braithwaite, Hunter. "Zhu Jinshi." Miami Rail (Winter 2012). 
Caldwell, Ellen C. "Oil Paint Porn: Zhu Jinshi at Blum & Poe," New American Paintings (blog), July 6, 2012.
“Zhu Jinshi: Artist Profile.” B Beyond, no. 1 (2012): 80-87.

2010
Movius, Lisa. “Mind Space: Contrasts.” Art in America 98, no. 9 (October 2010): 200-201.

 

Museum and Public Collections

Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
East West Bank, USA
Long Island Watermill Foundation, New York, NY
Minsheng Art Museum, China
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Saarbruecken City Gallery, Germany
Today Art Museum, China
Wall Museum, Beijing, China
White Rabbit Collection, Australia
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Turner, Matt. “Resisting Totality: The Paintings of Zhu Jinshi.” Hyperallergic, January 30, 2016.
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Pollack, Barbara. "Statement Pieces." Architectural Digest (February 2016): 34.
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Dethal, Lor. “Chinese Artist Zhu Jinshi Exhibition Coming Up with Blum & Poe New York.” Widewalls, January 2016.
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“Zhu Jinshi: Artist Profile.” B Beyond, no. 1 (2012): 80-87.
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Movius, Lisa. “Mind Space: Contrasts.” Art in America 98, no. 9 (October 2010): 200-201.
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