Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Zhang Dali 张大力

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Zhang Dali

 
 

张大力

 
     
 

 Zhang Dali 张大力 - portrait - chinesenewart

 
     
 
 
   

1963

Zhang Dali  张大力 was born in january, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province,

 

in Northeast  China.

   

1987

He graduated from the National Academy of Arts & Design, Beijing.

   

1989

He moved to Italy, in Bologna where he discovered the art of graffiti.

   

1995

When he came back, he travelled around Beijing and spray-painted his 

 

giant profile on all the buildings in ruins slated for demolition. Some are

 

marked AK-47 in reference to he Russsian machine gun, symbol of violence.

   

2005

Used as pattern in his series of portraits of workers seeking for a job,  

 

AK- 47 was used to show their vulnerability.

   

2003/2005

In Chinese Offspring, he symbolized, in resin, 100 migrant workers, hung  

 

upside down to indicate their inability to change their fate.

   

2005/2010

In  The second Story, the artist highlighted the rigging in photography,

 

by propaganda, in China, confronting the official pictures retouched

 

and the original of 1950-1970.

   
 

He lives and works in Beijing, China.

 

 

 

Danièle Sicard

   


   
 

Solo exhibitions  selection

   

2004

New Works by Zhang Dali Chinese Contemporary Gallery London United Kingdom

2005

Sublimation Beijing Commune Gallery Beijing  China

2006

A second History Walsh Gallery  Chicago United States

2006

Image and revision in New Chinese Photography Janet Wallace Fine Art Centre

 

Saint Paul  United States

2007

Chinese Offspring Chinese Contemporary Gallery New York  United States

2008

The Road to Freedom Red Star Gallery Beijing  China

2008

Slogans Kiang Gallery Atlanta  United States

2009

il Sogno Proibito della Nuova Cina Palazzo Inghilterra Turin  Italy

2009

Pervasion : works 1995-2008 He Xiangning Art Museum Shenzhen  China

2010

Zhang Dali Magda Danysz Shanghai  China

2010

Extreme Reality Tank Loft Art Centre Chonqing  China

2011

New Slogan Eli Klein Fine Art New York  United States

2012

Zhang dali  retrospective Klein Sun Galerie New York  United States

2013

Second History Musée de l'Académie Shenyang  China

2014

28.05 30.08 Square Klein Sun Gallery New York  United States

2015

From Reality to Extreme Reality: Zhang Dali Retrospective United Art Museum Wuhan  China

2016

Permanence and Impermanence- New Works by Zhang Dali Minsheng Art Museum Beijing

2017

Body and Soul Beelden aan Zee Museum  La Haye  The Netherlands

2018

Zhang Dali: Monumental Nature Pékin Fine Arts  Beijing  China

2019

Zhang Dali  Fondantico Bologne  Italy

   
 

Collective exhibitions  selection

   

1999

Beijing in London ICA Londo,  United Kingdom

2000

Contemporary Chinese artists Tapestry Museum Aix-en-Provence  France

2000

Fuck Off Eastlink Gallery Shanghai  China

2000

AK-47 CourtYard Gallery Beijing  China

2001

Contemporary Chinese Photography the Museum of Photography Helsinki  Finland

2001

China Art Now Art Museum Singapore  Singapore

2002

Asia in the World ARCO Madrid  Spain

2002

The First Guangzhou Triennial Guangdong Art Museum Guangzhou Chine

2002

New Photography From China CourtYard Gallery Beijing  Chine

2003

The Logan Collection Art Museum Denver United States

2004

Me! Me! Me! CourtYard Gallery Beijing  China

2004

Regeneration Samek Art Gallery Lewisburg  United States

2005

Chinese ContemporarySculpture Exhibition Beelden aan Zee Scheveningenn Museum

 

The Netherlands

2005

The Game of Realism Beijing Commune Gallery Beijing  China

2005

Wall Millennium Museum Beijing  China

2006

Great Performance Max Protetch New York  United States

2006

6th Gwangju Biennial Gwangju  China

2006

China Now Essl Museum Vienna  Austria

2007

La Cina e’ vicina Mediterranea Gallery Palerma Italy

2007

Red HotFine Arts Museum Houston  United States

2007

China Now Musée Cobra Amsterdam the Netherlands

2007

Unexpected: Out Of Control Ku Art Center Beijing  China

2008

The Avant Garde in the 80’s and 90’s of the last Century in China Groninger Museum

 

Groningen  The Netherlands

2008

Zhang Dali and Shen Shaomin Eli Klein Fine Art New York  United States

2008

China Gold Maillol Museum Paris  France

2008

The Revolution continues Saatchi Gallery New York  United States

2009

Collision C.A.F.A Beijing China

2009

Images From History Musée d'Art He Xiangning Shenzen  China

2009

The Very Condition Wall Art Museum Beijing  Chine

2009

Stairway to Heaven:From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrappers Art

 

Institute Kansas City  United States

2009

Chasing Flames Eli Klein Fine Art New York   United States

2010

03.07 31.07 Ame de Chine Magda Danysz Gallery Paris  France

2010

Re-visioning History OV gallery Shanghai  China

2010

Dimensionality Red Star Gallery Beijing  Chinea

2010

41° Rencontres d'Arles Van Gogh Space Arles  France

2010

The Original Copy MOMA New York   United States

2011

Relationship Guangdong Museuù Guangzhou  China

2013

55th Venice Biennial  Venice  Itally

2013

FUCK OFF 2  The Groninger Museum Groningen The Netherlands

2014

Chinese Contemporary Photography 2009 – 2014 Minsheng Art Museum Shanghai China

2014

4th Photography Festival  Singapore

2015

Unfamiliar Asia - 2hnd photography Biennial CAFA  Beijing  China

2015

Beyond the Earth Musée d'Art Xi'an  Chine

2015

21.01 04.04 Sleeping Beauty  Magda Danysz  Gallery Paris  France

2016

3rd International Art Festival Nanjing  China

2016

The Shadow Never Lies Minsheng Art Museum Shanghai  China

2017

40 Years od Chinse Contemporary Photogrpahy (1976-2017) Three Shadows Art Center

 

Beijing China

2017

28.01 28.02 Chinese New Year   Magda Danysz Gallery France

2017

Street Generation(s) 40 years of urban art  La Condition Publique Roubaix  France

2018

40 Years of Chinese Contemporary OCAT Shenzhen  China

2019

Arts in Healthcare Pauly Friedman Art Gallery Dallas  États-Unis

2019

Golden Panda Photography Awards Exhibition Chengdu Contemporary Image Museum  

 

Chengdu  China

2019

Turning Points - Contemporary Photography from China Nationale Victoria  Gallery Melbourne

 

Australia

   


 
 

Zhang Dali 张大力

 
 

Zhang Dali 张大力

 
 

Zhang Dali 张大力

 
 


Books, catalogues, articles on Zhang Dali and his  work could be alone  
faire l'objet d'une publication. - sélection.

       

  Transparence, opacite? 1999

 

Transparence, opacite? -

Diagonales

 

14 Artistes Contemporains Chinois

1999

 

collective exhibition, with on the cover

 
 

a work by Zhang Dali

 
 

isbn  2 7022 0552 6

 
 

 

 
     
     
     
       
       

Zhang Dali 张大力

 

張大力

 
 

Zhang Dali

the CourtYard Gallery

 

catalogue of the exhibition   Demolition & Dialogue

1999
 

the CourtYard Gallery Beijing

 
  in english  
  30 cm x 25 cm  
  156 p  
     
       
       
       

一百個中國人:張大力 2001-2002- One Hundred Chinese: Zhang Da Li 2001- 2002

 

一百個中國人:張大力 2001-2002

 
 

One Hundred Chinese: Zhang Da Li 2001- 2002

 
 

in chinese in english in italian

 
  120 p  
     
     
     
     
       
       
       

Zhang Dali - A Second History

 

Zhang Dali: A Second History

Walsh Gallery

  text Wu Hung 2006
  in english  
  240 p  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       

  無所不在: 張大力作品 - Pervasion: Works by Zhang Dali, 1995-2008

 

 

無所不在: 張大力作品 (1995-2008)

He Xiangning Museum

 

Pervasion: Works by Zhang Dali, 1995-2008

2009
  text  Feng Boyi  
 

catalogue published for the exhibition

 
 

at He Xiangning Museum of Art Shenzhen

 
  in chinese in english  
  60 p  
     
     
     
     
     


       
       

 Zhang Dali 张大力:  Square  28.05 30.08 2014  Klein Sun Gallery  New York


Zhang Dali : Square  
28.05 30.08 2014  Klein Sun Gallery  New York

 
 


 

Zhang Dali 张大力

 


 
 

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