Art Ambassador

September 08, 2014Global Times

He was the youngest official in a State-run art museum in China in the late 1980s. In an era when average Chinese residents earned less than 80 yuan ($13.02) a month, one of his art works was bought by a private art foundation in the US for $10,000. In his early 30s,… Read More Art Ambassador

Time Chapter: Chelsea

January 05, 2005Art AsiaPacific

Jian-Jun Zhang's exhibition Time Chapter at DTW Gallery (in collaboration with Art Projects International) is reviewed by Jonathan Goodman in the Winter (#43) issue of Art AsiaPacific. Read More Time Chapter: Chelsea

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China

July 01, 2004The Brooklyn Rail

The exhibition by Jian-Jun Zhang at the Dance Theater Workshop, entitled Time Chapter: Chelsea, features the artist’s projected architectural ruminations on what may happen to the neighborhood in the future. Each photograph includes a subtle invention in which Zhang… Read More Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China

Zhang Huan, Weihong, and Zhang Jian-Jun at DiverseWorks and Barbara Davis

February 01, 2004Art in America

A decade older than his compatriots, Zhang Jian-Jun, who divides his time between New York and his native Shanghai, showed two high-concept projects. The first, 2000 Years in Motion (2003), consists of three silicone rubber columns, ranging from 74 to 94 inches in… Read More Zhang Huan, Weihong, and Zhang Jian-Jun at DiverseWorks and Barbara Davis

In-Hyung Kim & Jian-Jun Zhang at Art Projects International

October 01, 2003Art Asia Pacific

Despite the similarity in theme, the source of the show's dynamic lay in the subtle balancing of differences. Both artists worked with concepts of the organic, however Zhang's ascetic black and white compositions visualized a different approach from Kim's strong colors… Read More In-Hyung Kim & Jian-Jun Zhang at Art Projects International

Visual Experience Time And Cultural Form: Installations by Zhang Jian-Jun

December 01, 2002Chinese-Art.com

Zhang Jian-Jun's art is concerned with continuity of culture and of human values through time and space. In an era when there is such fascination with the superficial changes that flit through the kaleidoscope of daily life, the affirmation of a coherent substrate is… Read More Visual Experience Time And Cultural Form: Installations by Zhang Jian-Jun

Report from New York – Jung Hyang Kim and Jian-Jun Zhang

June 01, 1995SPACE, Seoul

Jian-Jun Zhang showed several works from his "Fire and Water" series. The artist is primarily known for his installations, which tend to symbolize larger processes. In "Fog Inside" (1992), for example, there is a black metal pool filled with ink and water, which are… Read More Report from New York – Jung Hyang Kim and Jian-Jun Zhang