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Zao Wouki  1921-2013, FR, CN

(Zao Wou Ki, Zao Wu Ki, Zhao Wuji)
Rank (2014): 4794 – 

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Male
Painting
Abstract Expressionism, Tachisme, Nouvelle École de Paris



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
France 27
USA 11
Germany 11
Taiwan 10
China 9




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Artist Rank
Pierre Soulages  580 16
Hans Hartung  854 14
Pierre Alechinsky  899 12
Antoni Tàpies  94 12
Pablo Picasso  2 12




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Lin & Lin Gallery, Taiwan 9
  Marlborough New York, USA 6
  Galerie Simon Blais, Canada 4
  J. Bastien-Art, Belgium 4
  Musée Fabre, France 3



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1921 Born in Beijing (CN)

Awards 1994 Awarded the Praemium Imperiale prize for painting.

Lives and works in Paris (FR)

9.4.2013 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 98  Please report missing Information



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2013
   Zao Wou-Ki - A Memorial - Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei

2012
   Zao Wou-ki - Beyond - FEAST Projects, Hong Kong, SAR

2011
   Group Show: Post War and Contemporary Masters - de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR
   Zao Wou-Ki: Paintings: 1950s - 1950s - de Sarthe Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ

2010
   Zao Wou KI - Jeux d’encres - Galerie D.X, Bordeaux
   Jeux d’encres - Galerie DX, Bordeaux

2009
   Zao Wou-Ki - Zao Wou-Ki Œuvres 1956-2007 - Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC

2008
Description and image  Zao Wou-Ki: “Tribute to Jean-Paul Riopelle” and Recent Paintings - Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City
   Zao Wou-Ki - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2006
   Zao Wou-Ki - Estampes 1956-1994, et Estampes Internationales - Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC

2004
   Zao Wou-Ki - Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
   Zao Wou-Ki. La quête du silence - Musée Fabre, Montpellier
   Zao Wou-Ki - Une quète du silence - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dunkerque, Dunkerque

2003
Description and image  Zao Wou Ki - Rétrospective - Jeu de Paume, Paris
   Parcours - Galerie Olivier Vanuxem, Paris
   Zao Wou-Ki - Recent Works - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Zao Wou-Ki - Taidehalli - Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki

2001
   Zao Wou Ki - Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels
   Zao Wou-Ki - J. Bastien-Art, Brussels

2000
   Zao Wou-Ki’s First Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition in Taiwan - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

1999
   Zao Wou-Ki 1948 - 1999 Retrospective Exhibition - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

1997
   The Exhibition of Zao Wou-Ki’s Art Works - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

1996
   Zao Wou-Ki - J. Bastien-Art, Brussels
   Infinite Image and Space – A Retrospective of Zao Wou-ki - Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, SAR

1979
   Zao Wou-ki : grafisch werk - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam

1968
   Zao Wou-Ki - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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2013
   Atelier Arts Litho - Galerie Eva Doublet, Saint-Georges du Bois
   Rätselhaft? - Terra Magica - Informelle Druckgraphik Gestern und Heute - Sammlung Hartmann - Galerie mesta Plzne - Pilsen Municipal Gallery, Pilsen
   De Cuno Amiet à Zao Wou-Ki. Le fonds d'estampes Cailler - Musée de Pully, Pully
   Abstract Paintings - de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR

2012
   Galleria Grafica Collection No.20 - Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
Description  Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949–1960 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Made In France Iii - Galerie d'Art Jean-Claude Bergeron, Ottawa, ON
   Shanghai ! La Tentation de l’occident - Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
   Shanghai ! La Tentation de l’occident - Polka Galerie, Paris
   Du Bon Usage De L'acide... - Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC
   Le dessin - Galerie Ditesheim, Neuchâtel

2011
   Groupshow - Galerie D.X, Bordeaux
   Groupshow - Galerie DX, Bordeaux
   Les Sujets de l’Abstraction (1946 – 1962); 101 masterpieces from the Gandur Foundation for Art, Geneva - Musée Fabre, Montpellier
   Galleria Grafica Collection No.19 - Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
Description and image Cyrille de GunzburgArts Élysées 2011, Paris - Cyrille de Gunzburg, Paris Send message
   Mappenwerke - Galerie Heimeshoff, Essen
   Commemoration -10th Anniversary of Soka Art Beijing - Soka Art Center - Beijing, Beijing
   Colectiva de Verano 2011 - Galería Vértice - Guadalajara-México, Guadalajara
   Group Show: Post War and Contemporary Masters - de Sarthe Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ
   Parcours d'un galeriste. François Ditesheim - Musée des beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel
   Group Show - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2010
   The Way is Not Merely Between Two Points - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei
   Abstractions - Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris
   Monet et l'Abstraction - Musee Marmottan Monet, Paris
Description and image Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianTHE RUNNING THREAD - Drawings from the CAM Collection - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

2009
   Exhibition of Masters of 20th Century Chinese Art - Anna Ning Fine Art, Beijing
   Works on Paper - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Colors of the Sea, Shapes of the Sea - Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
   Accrochage de groupe - Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris
   Abstractions (1956-2006) - Musée Fabre, Montpellier
   Double Happiness - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

2008
   Clue — Abstract Works Exhibition - Aura Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai
   Abstractions - Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford

2007
   Face A Face - Fondation Fernet Branca, Saint-Louis
   Exploration: New Ink Art, Shanghai, 2007 - Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Description  Hommage à l´Atelier Lacourière-Frélaut - Galerie Michèle Broutta, Paris

2006
Description, image and works of art  La tentation de l´Orient - Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris
   Peintures / Painting - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   The Landscape of the Mind - Galerie Helene Lamarque - Paris, Paris
  Cyrille de GunzburgGroupe d´expositions - Cyrille de Gunzburg, Paris Send message
   Homenaje a Chillida - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
   Blanc Silence - Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC

2005
   Works on Paper - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Rätselhaft? Informelle Druckgraphik Gestern und Heute - Sammlung Hartmann - Kunstverein Speyer, Kulturhof Flachsgasse, Speyer
   gift - Aura Gallery - Shanghai, Shanghai

2004
   The best of the contemporary Chinese art market — Lin Fengmian, Sanyu, Yun Gee, Wu Da-Yu, Zao Wou-Ki - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

2003
   Collection D'Estampes Contemporaines - Galerie Akié Arichi, Paris
Description and image  Paris 1945 bis 1965 - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
   Group Exhibition - Works by gallery artists - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2002
   Arte Múltipla - Galeria 111 - Lisboa, Lisbon

2001
Description and image  Ausgewählte Werke - Künstler der Galerie seit 1971 - Galerie Dorn, Stuttgart
   Druckgraphik aus Frankreich nach 45 - MMK Museum Moderner Kunst - Stiftung Wörlen, Passau

2000
Description and image  Continental Shift - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

1999
   Du noir au blanc pendant 100 ans - J. Bastien-Art, Brussels

1998
   Between Abstract and Figuration—40 Years of Dialogue - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei
   The gallery holds a re-opening exhibition - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei
   Mesure et Démesure - J. Bastien-Art, Brussels

1997
   The Language of Abstraction: Post-War Painting from the Collection - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

1994
   New Chinese Painting: The Twentieth Century Selection Exhibition - Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei

1988
   Abstraction : expressions - confrontation 1950 - 1970 - - Galerie Bernard Davignon, Paris (closed)

1985
   Western Modern Arts - Gana Art Gallery, Seoul

1981
   Les maîtres de l'abstraction lyrique - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1979
   L'abstraction lyrique en Europe - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1969
   Hommage à René Char - Musée d'art moderne de Céret, Céret

1963
   Deutsche und französische Graphik der Gegenwart - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

1961
   Französische Graphik - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
   Ecole de Paris - Molton Gallery, London (England)

1959
   Internationale Ausstellung Graphik der Gegenwart 1959 - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

1957
   Junge Graphik aus Paris - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
   Graphik vom Oeuvre gravée - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

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Belgium

 J. Bastien-Art, Brussels
 ThinkingPr!nts, Brussels

Canada

 Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, QC

China

 Xin Dong Cheng - Beijing, Beijing
 Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong, SAR
 FEAST Projects, Hong Kong, SAR

France

 Galerie Ducastel, Avignon
 Galerie DX, Bordeaux
 Galerie Sapone, Nice
 Galerie Applicat-Prazan, Paris
 Galerie Berthet-Aittouarès, Paris
 Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris
 Galerie Raymond Dreyfus, Paris
 Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris
 Galerie Pascal Lansberg, Paris
 Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris
 Opera Gallery, Paris
 Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris
 Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris
 Xin Dong Cheng - Paris, Paris
 Bogena Galerie, Saint-Paul de Vence

Italy

 Go Art Gallery, Udine

Japan

 Galerie MMG, Tokyo
 Takeda Art Co., Tokyo

Monaco

 Marlborough Monaco, Monaco

Netherlands

 Willem Kerseboom Modern & Contemporary Art, Amsterdam

Singapore

 Art Plural Gallery Pte Ltd, Singapore
 Ode To Art, Singapore

Spain

 Principal Art, Barcelona

Switzerland

 Galerie Frank Pages, Geneva

Taiwan

 Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei
 Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei
 Mingshan Art, Taipei
 Pata Gallery | Taipei, Taipei

United Kingdom

 Scolar Fine Art, London (England)

USA

 Galerie Denise Cadé, New York City, NY
 Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
 Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
 de Sarthe Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ

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Austria

 Albertina, Vienna

Canada

 Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON

Finland

 Ateneum Art Museum - Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
 Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
 Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere

France

 FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
 Musée Malraux, Le Havre

Germany

 Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

Indonesia

 Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta

Japan

 Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo

Mexico

 Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City

USA

 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA), Knoxville, TN
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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