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b. Wuqiang Hsien, Hebei Province, China, 1969

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2009

      • Dream Shock, Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    • 2008

      • Dream Shock, New Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China
    • 2006

      • Liu Zheng: Survians, SOHO New Town, Beijing, China
      • Under the Sun, Art Beijing 2006
    • 2005

      • Liu Zheng: The Chinese, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2003

      • Rencontres Internationale de la Photographie, Arles, France
    • 2002

      • 2nd Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China
      • International Asian Photography Festival, Photo City Sagamihara, Sagamihara City, Japan
    • 2001

      • The Chinese, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
    • 1998

      • The Chinese/Three Realms, Taipei Photo Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2017

      • Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection, Princeton, NJ
    • 2015

      • Time Present: Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
    • 2012

      • A Prayer is a Prayer is a Prayer, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2010

      • Water: Caochangdi Photospring, Pekin Fine Arts, Bejing, China
    • 2009

      • Spotlight 30 Ladies, Spotlight 20 Brands, Papertainer Museum, Seoul Olympic Park, Korea
      • Photography Now: China, Japan, Korea, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
    • 2006

      • Mahjong, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburg Kunsthall, Germany
      • Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the traffic in Pain, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
      • Fever Variations, The 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006, Gwangju City, South Korea
      • The Chinese: Photography and Video from China, Stedelijk Museum’s – Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
    • 2005

      • Baroque and Neobaroque, DA2. Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain
      • Chinese Art at the Threshold of the New Millenium, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
      • About Beauty, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
    • 2004/6

      • Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography, New York, NY; Asia Society and Museum, New York, NY; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    • 2004

      • The Chinese, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
      • Techniques of the Visible, 5th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
      • Me, Me, Me, Court Yard Gallery, Beijing, China
      • Revolution, 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China
    • 2003

      • Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • 50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
      • A Strange Heaven, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia
      • Paris-Pekin, Miriam and Guy Ullens Collection Exposition, Espace Cardin, Paris, France
    • 2002

      • Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art, 1st Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
    • 2001

      • A Man, A Woman, A Machine, Center of Attention Gallery, London, England
      • Passage de Retz, Paris, France
      • Next Generation, Galerie Loft, Paris, France
      • From Inside the Body: Chinese New Photography and Video, Photographie
      • Contemporaine Chinoise Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
    • 1999

      • Passe-murailles: Nouvelles Scenes de L’art Contemporain Chinois, Musee de Picardie, Amiens, France
      • Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video, Tachikawa Art Festival, Tokyo, Japan
      • Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the 20th Century, David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL
    • 1998

      • Contemporary Chinese Photography, Stadtische Kunstammlungen, Chemnitz, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany
    • 1997

      • Contemporary Chinese Photography, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
    • 1995

      • Topic '95 Five Person Exhibition, Beijing, China
  • COLLECTIONS

      • Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
      • Deutsche Bank Collection, New York, NY
      • International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
      • New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA
      • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
      • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
      • Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
      • Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
      • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • 2008

      • De Jong, Halbe. “Liu Zheng: Momentopnames van een land in beweging” Snoecks [Belgium] 2008.
    • 2006

      • Bo, Li. “Gallery: The Foreland of Photography Market.” Chinese Photography July 2006.
      • Lynch, Mary Ann. “AIPAD: The Photography Show, 2006.” Camera Arts May/June 2006.
      • Pollack, Barbara. “Inside the Business: Beijing.” Art & Auction March 2006.
    • 2005

      • “China Watcher.” American Photo January/February 2005.
      • Cotter, Holland. “Visions From Nigeria and India And a Van Searching for Utopia.” The New York Times 25 December 2005.
      • Golden, Michelle. “Liu Zheng: The Chinese.” PDN 8 Aug. 2005; pg 22.
      • Goodwin, James. “China’s Stars Starts to Rise in the West.” ArtReview August 2005.
      • Hudson, Suzanne. “Liu Zheng: Yossi Milo Gallery.” ARTFORUM Oct. 2005; pg 276.
      • Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: Liu Zheng: The Chinese.” The New York Times 8 Jul. 2005.
      • Kerr, Merrily. “Reviews: Liu Zheng: The Chinese.” Time Out New York 14-20 Jul. 2005.
      • “Liu Zheng.” The New Yorker 11 & 18 July 2005.
      • Mack, Joshua. “Liu Zheng: The Chinese.” Modern Painters Oct. 2005; pg 276.
      • Meyers, William. “Man of Masks.” The New York Sun 14 Jul. 2005.
    • 2002

      • Maggio, Meg. "Interview with Liu Zheng." Asian Art News Jul/Aug. 2002.
    • 2001

      • Hung, Wu. "Photographing Deformity: Liu Zheng and His Photo Series 'My Countrymen.”
      • Liu Zheng: The Chinese. New York: Steidl, 2001.
      • Public Culture, vol. 13, no. 3, 2001.
      • Du Magazine, Zurich, Nov. 2001.
    • 2000

      • "The Chinese: Liu Zheng Photographs." Dragon Work 2000.
      • Goodman, Jonathan. "Human, Demonic and Divine in the Photographs of Liu Zheng."
      • Art on Paper Jan/Feb. 2000.
    • 1998

      • "China New Photo." Photographers International 1998.