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Hong Hao

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

  • Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in
    Contemporary Art Pencil on Paper200429.7 x 21 cm, 11.7 x 8.2 in

Introduction

Born in 1965 and graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing, Hong Hao is currently living and working in Beijing. Hong Hao is known for his photographic series “My Things”: the photographs are composed of thousands of scanned images of his personal objects. But Hong Hao has also produced conceptual works on paper, silkscreens and lithographs.

Education

  • 1965 Born in Beijing, China
  • 1989 Graduated from Department of Printmaking, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011 "Hong Hao AS IT IS", Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • 2009 “Bottom”, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • 2007 “Hong Hao's Elegant Gathering”, Chambers Fine Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • 2004 “Hong Hao”, Base Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • “Hong Hao's Reading Room”, Chambers Fine Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • “Hong Hao”, Loft gallery, Paris, France
  • 2003 “Hong Hao at Rencontres d'Arles 2003”, Arles, France
  • 2000 “Scenes from the Metropolis”, the CourtYard Gallery, Beijing, China
  • “Suspended Disbelief”, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1999 “Selected Scriptures-Hong Hao’s Art Work”, Cvasan gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

Group Exhibitions

  • 2011 “Little Movements: Self-practice in Contemporary Art”, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China
  • “IMAGE HISTORY EXISTENCE”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
  • “We Are Polit-Sheer Form”, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
  • “Mappamundi”, Museum Coleccao Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2010 "Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography", the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A
  • "Negotiations-The 2nd Today's Documents 2010", Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • "10Th Shanghai International Photographic Art Exhibition", Shanghai, China
  • "Glass Factory : Chinese art under the new financial order", Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
  • 2009 “Paper! Paper!” Chambers Fine Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • “Contemporary Prints: 1999-2009 Exhibition", Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • “2009 Guangzhou Photo Biennial——Sightings: Searching for the Truth”, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • “Tofu, Kungfu, Polit-Sheer-Forum", Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • “Library - Group Exhibition”, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • “1949 – 2009: 60 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Leo Gallery, Beijing, China
  • “Spark” Exhibition, Chambers Gallery, Beijing, China
  • “The Inaugural Exhibition of Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery”, Beijing, China
  • “The New Attitude of Image” Exhibition, Tang Contemporary Gallery, Beijing, China -2008 "Library", Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • "People, History - Studies of Chinese Art of the 20th Century", Art Museum of CAFA, Beijing, China
  • "Downtown Production - An Exhibition of Chinese Urban Art", Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK
  • "Reason's Clue", Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • "Our Future", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
  • "China Gold", Maillol Museum, Paris, France
  • "Beijing—Athens: Contemporary Art from China", Technopolis of the city of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • "Urban Mirroring – Contemporary Art Exhibition", Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
  • "Building Code Violations II", Long March Space, Beijing, China
  • "Book/Shelf", the Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • 2007 "Journeys: Mapping the Earth and Mind in Chinese Art", the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • "PASSION FOR ART", ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • "Polit-Sheer-Form Office in Shanghai", BizArt Art Center, Shanghai, China -2006 "Since 2000: Printmaking Now", Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • "TWELVE-Contemporary Chinese Art Awards 2006", Shanghai Zendai MOMA, China
  • "CHINA NOW", ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • "One Work: the Taikang Project of Hong Hao Yan Lei",Taikang Top Space, Beijing, China
  • "The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art", Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
  • "Mahjong", Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Hamburg Contemperory KunstMuseum, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2005 "Guangzhou International Photography Biennale", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • "FAIRY TALES FOREVER", AROS Arhus Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Denmark
  • "Only One Wall", Beijing Commune, Beijing, China; Art Space Sydney, Australia
  • "CHINA: CONTEMPORARY", ART PERSPECTIVES Art Museum, Milan, Itally -2004 "Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China", International Center of Photography, New York; Chicago Art Museum, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • "The Chinese: Contemporary Photography and Video in China, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
  • "Young Artists from China, Japan and Korea", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  • "Dreaming of the Dragon's Nation- Contemporary Art Exhibition from China", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland
  • 2003 "Chinese Maximalism", Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • "AN OPENING ERA", National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
  • "Prayer Beads and Brush Strokes", Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing, China
  • "A Strange Heaven- Contemporary of Chinese Photography " Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002 "ARCO Art Fair", Madrid, Spain
  • "China Contemporary Art Exhibition - Red Continent", Kwangju Art Museum, Kwangju, Korea
  • "First Guangzhou Triennial", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • 2001 "L' ALBUM DE LA FAMILLE CHINE", Nice Museum, France
  • "CROSS PRESSURES - Contemporary photography and video from Beijing", Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
  • "CHENGDU BIENNALE", Chengdu Modern Art Exhibition Hall, Chengdu, China
  • 2000 "BIG TORINO 2000 - Biennial of Emerging Artists", Torino, Italy
  • "Basel Art Fair 2000", Basel, Switzerland
  • "Chinese Avant-Garde Artists Document", Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
  • "Shanghai Biennale", Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
  • 1999 "Chinese Maze", OTSO Gallery, Espoo, Finland
  • "Beijing in London", Institute of Contemporary Art, London, U.K.
  • "Five continents and one city", Museum of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1998 "Inside Out: New Chinese Art", Asia Society, P.S.I. Contemporary Art Center, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A
  • 1997 "Immutability and fashion: Chinese Contemporary Art in the Midst of Changing Surroundings", Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Japan
  • "Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom: Chinese Art of the 90’s", Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic;OTSO Gallery, Espoo, Finland
  • 1995 "CHANGES: Modern Art from China", Art Museum of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • "New Anecdotes of Social Talk", Art Gallery of Beijing International Art Palace, Beijing, China
  • 1993 "CHINA'S NEW ART, POST-1989", Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; Marlborough Fine Art, London, U.K.
  • 1988 "19'es Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie", Arles, France

Public Collections

  • British Museum, UK
  • Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • Boston Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA
  • New York City Public Library, USA
  • City Hall of Issy, France
  • UBS BANK Swissland (Hong Kong Branch)
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
  • NUS Museum National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
  • China National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
  • Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
  • Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
  • Hong Kong Museum of Fine Arts, Hong Kong