1 2 3 4 5 6
Art Seasons Gallery, Djakarta, Indonesia
From 1 to 31 March 2007
Wei's Sculpture at ANTIQUAIRS2007
Tour & Taxis, avenue du Port 86 C/ B - 1000 Brussels, Belgium
From 19 to 28 January 2007
Zhu Wei's new studio will open in the spring of 2007
The new studio is a loft located in Central Business District in Beijing, which is 2928 square feet and 18.4 feet high. The building has been completed in November 2006. 朱伟位于北京CBD的新工作室将于明年春天开始使用。这个标准的Loft工作室面积272平米，房高5.6米，该建筑已于2006年11月完工。
Zhu Wei, Xu
Lei, Peng Wei - Three Artists' Exhibition
Wei, Xu Lei and Peng Wei are three outstanding Chinese contemporary
ink and wash painters. The subtle inner link between them is the
thousands years of Chinese traditions which the modern Chinese still
live in but seldom aware of.
China Art Seasons, Beijing.
Beijing Art Seasons
last one of Utopia series, which is also the largest Chinese ink and
color on paper (600 X 850 cm approx.) that had ever been created by Zhu
Wei, will be shown in Beijing, Singapore and Djakarta in Art Seasons
Gallery from November 2006 to May 2007. 朱伟的乌托邦系列最后一张，也是他迄今为止创作的最大一张中国水墨画（约600X850厘米）于2006年11月至2007年5月在北京、新加坡、雅加达的季节画廊展出。
Curators' Choice: China at the Art Complex Museum, works of art spanning
the period from the Shang Dynasty to the present will be exhibited from
September 24, 2006 through January 14, 2007. The exhibit presents a
range of media and technique: painting, calligraphy, sculpture, bronze,
ceramics, jade, glass, textiles, furniture, snuff bottles and jewelry.
It draws on the rich permanent collection of the museum and juxtaposes
it with works by seven contemporary artists working in a continuous line
with the Chinese tradition.
Zhu Wei is one of the contemporary artists. His works CHINA DIARY was
created in 2001. In this works, Zhu Wei reconfigures the image of oxen
portrayed in Han Huang (Tang Dynasty)'s famous Five Oxen painting.
Although he employs similar color, form and use of seals, he paints the
oxen larger than life, underscoring their importance as cultural icons.
He utilizes the ancient fine line technique in his twenty-first century
art works, and in the exhibition this works goes well with the works by
Chinese ancient master Bada Shanren and Gao Qipei.
show affords the Art Complex Museum an opportunity to share the quality
and variety of its holdings and present new interpretations of the
Chinese nation's artistic heritage. An opening reception is scheduled
for Sunday, October 15, 1:30 until 3:30 pm.
Art Complex Museum | Asia
Source | The
Wei brought his works to Historic Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition
years after reform and opening up, Chinese ink and wash has entered into
a new historic period. As a summing-up of this phase, the Historic
Chinese Ink Painting exhibition, which organized by famous curator Liu
Xiaochun, will be held in Jiangsu Art Museum. The tenet of this
exhibition is, from the special perspective of representative artists
and representative curators, to review, comb, research and bring forth
the tremendous change and important accomplishment during the latest 30
years of Chinese ink and wash history. The exhibition will be divided
into more detailed categories by art trend or art phenomena: Extension
and development of realism ink and wash, Extension and development of
traditional ink and wash, Trend of thoughts in new literati’s
paintings, New Zhejiang School, New Meticulous (Gongbi) and Rock (Yancai)
Paintings, Expressive (Xieyi) Painting variation, Symbolistic Landscape,
Historical novel of Symbol, Contest of Brush and Ink, Being and
Nothingness, From Expressive to Doodle, Urban Hardship and Urban
Complex, Homeland expression, Abstract ink and wash, Appropriation and
Alteration of popular pattern, New Image, Lithography Imago, Fringe Ink
and Wash, In the Name of Ink and Wash…The exhibition duration is from
October 17 to 27, 2006, and 60 to 70 artists are invited. All of the
artists are outstanding in deploitation and creation of multi
Wei accepted the invitation, and brought 5 works from his Spring Herald
series and Utopia series to this important academic event of this year.
Wei's "China China" Has Been Installed on Maryland Avenue by
( KAREN ELSHOUT/P-D)
The St. Louis-based Gateway Foundation, dedicated to enriching
the region's life and culture "by supporting efforts to acquire,
create or improve tangible and durable art and urban design,"
has installed nearly 20 sculptures in St. Louis and St. Louis
County since the first one 20 years ago. The foundation's
permanent collection includes sculptures by Bernar Venet, Tony
Smith, Igor Mitoraj, Steven Gregory and Masayuki Nagare.
Now Zhu Wei's bronze sculpture "China China" joined them, and
has been installed on Maryland Avenue in the Central West End.
The foundation purchased the sculpture in 2003 and still remains
responsible for its maintenance.
Wei and Midi Music Festival
Wei has been keen on Rock-and-Roll for nearly twenty years, but only
until this month all his friends in Beijing have the chance to know that
he is a really huge fan. From May 1st to 4th, the HaiDian Park has been
boiling for four days because of Midi Music Festival--the biggest
Rock-and-Roll festival in China. Zhu’s New Pictures of the Strikingly
Bizarre No.2 (Zhu Wei and Singapore Tyler Print Institute, 2004) has
been used as the official image standing for the Festival. In order
to make the 7th Midi Music Festival achieve an international standard,
Zhu and Mr. Zhang Fan, the founder of Midi, went to Shanghai specially
to watch the Rolling Stone show, and got many inspiration from the world
famous band. This year’s Midi is the most overwhelming one - four
stages had attracted over 1 hundred thousand audiences in 4 days.
MODERN WEEKLY | sina.
com.cm | midifestival.
Wei's First Solo Exhibition in Beijing 朱伟在北京红门画廊的首次个展 2006
to a promise thirteen years ago, Zhu Wei and Brian Wallace finally have
an opportunity to cooperate in 2006, so there is the up-coming Zhu Wei's
first solo exhibition in Red Gate Gallery, and this is also his
first show in Beijing, and in Mainland China.
colorful prints made in Singapore Tyler Print Institute and six
ink-and-color-on-papers created in 2004 and 2005 will be exhibited.
Red Gate Gallery is the first proper professional art gallery in
Beijing, Zhu said, nearly a hundred galleries opened in this city with
time moving on, however, comparing with them, Red Gate Gallery has been
proved outstanding by time.
TIMEOUT BEIJING | Chinese
version of TIMEOUT
BEIJING | That's Beijing | MODERN WEEKLY | Red
Wei's New Prints Show Up in "Apologue: Chinese Contemporary Art
October 29th "Apologue: Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition"
opened in Hang Zhou. Being invited, Zhu Wei appeared in the opening with
his new print series "New Pictures of the Strikingly Bizarre".
This is also the first time this series appear in mainland China. The
exhibition contains works covering a broad spectrum of contemporary art,
including installation, video, photo and painting. Artist Wang Guangyi,
Zhang Xiaogang, Ye Yongqing and Liu Dahong also bring their new works to
Wei: New Pictures of the Strikingly Bizarre in Singapore and Hong Kong
the exploding global interest in Asian art everyone wants to know which
artists will stand the test of time. Amongst them, one man, Zhu Wei
stands tall. Though only 39 years old, this quiet and self-sufficient
artist is producing some of the most exciting and dynamic work in Asia.
brand new series of handmade prints, created by Zhu Wei at the Singapore
Tyler Print Institute in 2004, demonstrates why Zhu Wei has the
international art world’s attention.
a prolific and highly talented printmaker, at STPI Zhu Wei was able to
push his boundaries even further, creating very large woodblocks which
suit the imposing scale and expansive nature of his art - the largest
woodcut being a 6 panel piece over 4m wide. With his distinctive,
monumental figures and satirical political commentary, this new body of
work has a sharpness, wit and confidence which is both arresting and
as representative of the maturing of China’s modern art, Zhu Wei’s
work is in much demand. Following the show in Singapore by STPI and in
Hong Kong by Plum
Blossoms Gallery, the print series will be exhibited in New
York, USA at the end of this year.
ON THE CUSP June 22 - 25, 2004
by Joe-Hynn Yang, Head of Chinese Works of Art, and Mee-seen Long,
Senior Vice-President, Chinese Works of Art Department, Sotheby’s
ON THE CUSP introduces major contemporary artists from China exploring
issues of identity, personal expression and the conflict between the
nation’s history of socialist propaganda and the contemporary shift to
economic market-liberalism. Among the artists shown, many of whom have
deservedly gained international recognition, are Xu Bing, Gu Wenda, Wang Guanyi, Zhang Hongtu,
Zhu Wei, and Fang Lijun.
Focusing on works on paper, oils and sculpture, this exhibition
supplements the major exhibition of video and photography, “Between
Past and Future”, currently ongoing at the Asia Society and the
International Center of Photography. It reveals the range of major
Chinese artists working in multiple media, such as Hong Hao, Song Dong,
and Zhan Wang, as different and complementary works in both exhibitions
reveal their development and distinctiveness as artists. CHINA ON THE
CUSP heralds the powerful emergence, not just of the nation itself, but
of its leading young visionaries in art.
First Visiting Artist from China in Singapore Tyler Print Institute
Zhu Wei is the first mainland Chinese artist to be invited onto STPI's
Visiting Artist programme (VAP). Working with STPI's international
print- and paper-making team in March and April 2004, Zhu Wei produced a
series of 8 etchings and 7 woodcuts.
Wei's large bronze sculpture installed at 590 Madison Avenue IBM
Building, New York 2004
Wei's "China China' bronze sculptures installed in the lobby of the
IBM building at 590 Madison Avenue. In a first ever exhibit of modern
Chinese art at the IBM building, the sculpture complements the Andy
Warhol, Indiana Robert, Michael Heizer and Alexander Calder works
permanently on display.
page 1 2 3 4 5 6