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Zhao Gang

ZHAO Gang (b. 1961) is a Chinese-American artist. He is a key figure in the development of Chinese contemporary art. He made his artistic debut as a member of the Stars Group, one of the first avant-garde artist groups to open the era of contemporary art in China, when he was 18 years old. He then pursued formal art education in Europe and New York, studying at the State Academy of Fine Art, Maastricht, Holland, and then Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, USA and Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA. His selected museum solo exhibitions include: The Road to Serfdom II, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Chile, 2016); Paramour’s Garden, Suzhou Museum(China, 2015); The Road to Serfdom, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (China, 2015); Sick Man: Zhao Gang, Today Art Museum (China, 2011). He was featured in TIME magazine as one of the Ten Most Influential Chinese-Americans in 1995. He currently lives and works in New York and Beijing.


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