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Zhou brothers

 
 

周氏兄弟

 
     
 

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周氏兄弟  pinyin  Zhou shi xiongdi

   
  The Zhou brothers were born in the province of Guangxi, in China.

1952

Birth of ShanZuo in Nanning.

1957

Birth of DaHuang in Wuming.

   

1973

They painted together for the first time, as the Zhou brothers : The Wave.

 

 

1978

They entered at the Shanghai Drama Institute in order to study Western painting

 

and modern art.

 

 

1984

They obtained a Master ( frescoes and mural ) from The National Academy of Arts

 

and Crafts in Beijing.

 

 

1985

Price of Chinese Avant-Garde,  Ministry of Culture Beijing.

 

A traveling exhibition made them known through museums across China :

 

National Art Museum of Beijing, Shanghai Art Museum, Museum of Art Guiling,

 

Nanjing Museum of Art.

   
 

Their fame became international :  Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, U.S.A.

   

1988

After several exhibitions in Chicago, their works was published in newspapers

 

and art magazines.

 

They opened their first studio in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

 

They created Life Symphony that they introduced in Tokyo. ( First Arts Tokyo ).

 

 

1992

Their first exhibition in New York at the Nathan Gallery was a success.

 

 

1998

An exhibition of sculptures was presented at Art Cologne.

 

 

2000

They bought a warehouse in 35 th streeet to create ZhouB Art, an international

 

art center with artits'studios and galleries.

 

 

2005

They received The Golden Lion award, Chicago.

   
 

They live and work in Chicago, U.S.A.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

2001

14.11 12.01

Chambers Fine Art

Open my door
    Beijing  
       
    China  

2007

30.08 17.09 National Museum of China 30 years of retrospective
    Beijing  
       
       

 

  United States  

2008

 

The Rockford Art Museum

New Beginnings

 

 

Rockford

 

 

     

 

  United States  

2011

 

the Zhou B Art Center

Portrait of History

    Chicago  
       
    United States  

2012

 

the Zhou B Art Center

Li - The River of Souls

    Chicago  
       
    China  

2013

 

YongJiang Inlet Art Museum

Zhou Brothers China Series

    Nanning  
       
    China  

2014

 

the Zhou B Art Center

 
   

Chicago

 
       

 

  China  

2015

 

The Ed Paschke Art Center

Journey to Art

 

 

Chicago

 

 

     

 

  China  

2015

 

the Zhou B Art Center

Water Lily pond of Life

   

Chicago

 

 

     

 

     

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    Switzerland  

2000

27.09 28.10 Rigassi Gallery

Georg Baselitz, Martin Disler,

    Bern

Zhou Brothers

       

 

  China  

2003

18.11 19.01

The First Guangzhou Triennale

Reinterpretation: A Decade Of

   

Guangzhou

Experimental Chinese Art ( 1990-2000 )

       
    Austria  

2005

15.01 01.03

Wolfgang Exner Gallery

Lithography

    Vienna

 

       
    Unisted States  

2009

 

Art Chicago

 
    Chicago  
       
    Germany  

2010

03.09 31.12 Museum Villa Haiss

50 International Artists

   

Harmersbach

 
       


       
       
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Collections

Chine

Beijing

National Art Museum of China    

Beijing

International Cultural Palast

Guilin

Art Museum Guilin

Guangxi

Art Museum Guangxi

Guangzhou

Guangdong Art Museum

Hong Kong

Central Plaza

Mongolie Intérieure

Ordos City

Nanjing

Art Museum Nanjing

Shanghai

Art Museum Shanghai

   

France

Paris

George Pompidou Centre

   

Germany

Rotenburg Wuemme

Ytong Niedersachsen

Messel

Ytong Rhein Main

Zell

Villa Haiss Contemporary Art Museum

 

Hungary

Budapest

Ludwig Museum

   

Switzerland

Bern

Maurice E et Martha Müller Foundation

   

United States

Beloit

Wright Museum of Art

Carpinteria

Pacifica Graduate Institute

Chicago

AT&T

Chicago

Chinese American Service League

Chicago

Francis Parker School

Chicago

Northern Trust

Chicago

Silk Road Theatre

Chicago

The Smart Museum of Art

Chicago

UBS, Financial Group

Crawfordsville

Humanities Center

Crawfordsville

Wabash College

Evanston

Carl Jung Institute

Indianapolis

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Iowa City

University of Iowa

New York

United Nations

Philadelphia

Drexel University Museum

Phoenix

Art Museum

   


 
 
 
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Zhou brothers www.zhoubrothers.com
Zhou B Art Center http://zhoubartcenter.com/
 


Books, catalogues, articles on Zhou brothers and their work could be alone  
the object of a publication. - selection.

       
       

© Zhou brothers

  Zhou Brothers

1994

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
© Zhou brothers   Zhou Brothers

1996

  catalogue of the exhibition from 18.05 to 16.06 1996  
 

Wolfhart Viertel Gallery  Frankfort

 
  for the Art prize 1996 Heitland Foundation  
 

German

 
 

29,5 cm x 22,5 cm

 
 

48 p

 
 

isbn 3 925521 24 0

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       

© Zhou brothers

  Zhou Brothers

Hatje Cantz

 

30 years of collaboration

2004

 

catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition

 
 

09.10 2004 09.01 2005 Elmhurst Art Museum

 
 

16.10 2004 02.01 2005 Chicago Cultural Center

 
 

in english

 
 

31 cm x 24,5cm

 
 

352 p

 
 

isbn luxe 3 7757 9192 2

 
     
     
       
       
       
       
       
 
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