13 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

A V&A and Crafts Council exhibition

Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft

Lu Shengzhong 'Little Red Figure' (detail), cut paper, Courtesy of Chambers Fine Art

Lu Shengzhong

1952
Born in Dayuji Village, Shandong
1978
BA Art, Shandong Normal University
1987
MA Fine Art, Department of Folk Arts, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing
Currently Professor in the Folk Art Department at Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing

Selected exhibitions and projects

  • The Book of Humanity, Chambers Fine Art, New York, 2004
  • Cinesi artisti fra tradizione e presente, Marsilio Art Museum, Italy, 2004
  • Auspice From Above, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003
  • Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China, 2003
  • Synthi-Scapes: Chinese Pavilion of the 50th Venice Biennale (cancelled due to SARS), later shown in Guangzhou Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China, 2003
  • Openness, A la nuit tombée: Lu Shengzhong, Grenoble, France, 2002
  • Lu Shengzhong: World!, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan, 2001
  • Beijing - Dachauer, Dachauer Schloss, Germany, 2001
  • China: First Encounter, Chambers Fine Art, New York, 2000 (cat.)
  • Record of Emotion, the Watchtower - Contemporary Art Beijing, 2000
  • Gate of the Century (1979- 1999) Chinese Art Invitational Exhibition, The Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, 2000

Selected publications, collections and awards

  • Original Manuscript of Modeling (SDX San Lian Bookstore Publishing, Beijing, 2003)
  • Farewell Tradition I (SDX San Lian Bookstore Publishing, Beijing, 2003)
  • Colored Clothes (Guangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, Guangxi, 2002)
  • Baby's Gallus (Guangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, Guangxi, 2002)
  • Farewell Tradition II (SDX San Lian Bookstore Publishing, Beijing, 2002)
  • Lu Shengzhong and Li Hongjun, Flourmade tiger of Langzhuang (Taiwan Hansheng, 2001)
  • Walking and Observing (SDX San Lian Bookstore Publishing, Beijing, 2001)

Represented by

  • Chambers Fine Art, New York