Selected works by Gao Brothers

Gao Brothers
The Interview


Colour coupler print

180 x 234 cm

Gao Brothers's Biography

Gao Brothers
Gao Zhen, born in 1956, Jinan, China

Gao Qiang, born in 1962, Jinan, China


Lost Landscape: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition, Gao Brothers center of
Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
The Gao Brothers: Between The Wall of Utopia, ifa gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Ruins: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition, Shang Space, Beijing, China

The Gao Brothers: The Utopia of Construction, Museum of Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan,USA
The Utopia of 20 Minutes Embrace, RH Contemporary Art, New York City, New York, USA
"The Gao Brothers - Dissidents abroad", MONA Museum, Detroit, USA

Between Spiritual and Material Space: The Photographic World of the Gao Brothers, Hua Gallery, London, United Kingdom
The Gao Brothers: The Execution of Christ, Albert Benamou Gallery, Paris, France
The Gao Brothers, Galerie Post + Garcia, Maastricht, Netherlands
"The Gao Brothers", Vue Privée Gallery, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore

The Gao Brothers, Vue Privée Gallery – Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
The Utopia of 20 Minutes Embrace, at Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy

The Gao Brothers: Grandeur and Catharsis, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA

The Gao Brothers: Grandeur and Catharsis, Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, USA
The Gao Brothers, Gallery Adrian David, Knokke-zoute ( Kustlaan 335), Belgium
The Gao Brothers, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Portrait: Gao Brothers' Painting Exhibition, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing

Sense of Space, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
Some Space for Humanity: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition,
Iaf Gallery, Shanghai
The Gao Brothers, Vallois Gallery, Paris,France
The Utipia of Construction, Gao Brothers Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

The Gao Brothers, Albert Benamou Gallery, Paris, France
The Gao Brothers, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, USA
The Utopia of 20 Minutes Embrace, Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany
Another World: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition, Arles Photo Festival, France
The Gao Brothers, Boxart Gallery, Verona, Italy
The High Place: Gao Brothers Photography and Sculpture Exhibition, Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing, China
The Miserable Prostitutes: Gao Brothers Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Gao Brothers Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China.
From China with Love: Gao Brothers Photography and Sculpture Exhibition, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA

Miss Mao: Gao Brothers' Sculpture and Photography Exhibition, Krampf/Pei Gallery, New York
One and Together: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition, Moscow House of Photography - Gallery on Solyanka, Moscow
The passage of Time: Gao Brothers Photography Exhibition
La Galerie Guislain Etats d' Art, Paris
The Utopia of Hugging, London, Nottingham, Marseilles
Trope of Body: Gao Brothers' Photography Exhibition, Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing

One Abandoned Building’s Visual Story — Photography, Beijing New Art Projects, China

A Dinner With The Homeless People - Performance, Jinan, China

Embrace: Gao Brothers' New Works, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

Fuse: Gao Brothers' Photography, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China

The End of Mankind: Gao Brothers', Installations, Jinan Painting Institute, China


Black Mirror: Art as a Social Satire, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

"If I disappear", IFA GALLERY, brussels, BELGIUM

"1000 apertures & 1 visage", IFA GALLERY, brussels, BELGIUM
"— |", IFA GALLERY, brussels, BELGIUM

Beyond the Earth: The First Xian Contemporary Art Document Exhibition, Xian Art
Museum, Xian, China
Love In China, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China
Secret Love, Tropen Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dead: A Celebration of Morality, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Temporary Boundary: A Survey on China Censured Videos & Photographs, Paris-Beijing Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, Lebanon

Outside the Lines: New Art from China, RH Contemporary Art, New York City, New York,
United States
"uncovered china", IFA GALLERY, brussels, BELGIUM

Like Thunder Out of China, Arsenal Montreal, Montreal, Canada
"Sensor Ship 0.46%", Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
"Investigation no.2:Mr & Mrs Zhang", Art Paris Art Fair, Paris, France

Un-Forbidden City: The Post-Revolution of New Chinese Art, Macro Museum, Rome, Italy
A History of Chinese Photography, Paris-Beijing Gallery - Hotel Winssinger, Brussels, Belgium
Secret Love, Ostasiatiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
Performing for the Camera, ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University, USA
Death, Showstudio, London, UK
Bridge Over Trouble, 798 Yi Zhao Space, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
Bore——Fear, 798 Yi Zhao Space, 798 Art District, Beijing, China

Drapeau rouge / Red Flag, Contemporary Chinese Art in Montreal Collections, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Verboten, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Pino Pascali, Return to Venice / Apulia Contemporary Art, Palazzo Michiel dal BrusĂ , Venice, Italy
Middle East, Middle Kingdom, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In God We Trust Contemporary Chinese Art, Bard College, New York, USA

Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu Culture and Art Center, Daegu, Korea
RESHAPING HISTORY: China Art from 2000 to 2009, National Conference Center, Beijing, China
State of the Dao: Chinese Contemporary Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
Hotbed: Shandong Contemporary Art, Sunshine International Museum, Beijing, China

Vancouer Biennale, Vancouver, Canada
ACTION CAMERA, Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Madre Coraggio la mostra di Achille Bonito Oliva al Ravello Festival, Italy
Made In China, the Museum of New Art (MONA), Detroit, USA
THE VERY CONDITION, Wall Art Museum, Beijing.
CONTACT Photo Festival, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Between the Sexes, Paris Beijing Photo Gallery, Beijing
Xun Dao: Searching for Spirituality in Contemporary Chinese Art, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York.

Mahjong, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, The Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA
The 2008 Fotofest 12th International Photography Biennial, Houston, USA
China…Forward: China Contemporary Art, TSUM, Moscow, Russia
Ah!We:Chinese Contemporary Art 1978-2008, China National Theater, Beijing

Chinese Aroma-Huantie Times Chinese Art Invitation Exhibition, Huan Tie Times Art, Beijing
Made in Beijing: China Contemporary Art, Modern Art Museum of Hongik University, Seoul,Korea.
China Under Construction: Contemporary Art from the People's
Republic, Beborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
Exhibition Of Chinese Contemporary Social Art, The State Tretyakov Museum, Moscow, Russia.
The Photographs of the Performance in China, Ying Art Center,Beijing, China
Dragon's Evolution, China Square Art Center, New York, USA
Breathe: Shandong Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shandong Museum, Jinan, China

Between The Lines, Brooklyn Academy of Art, Brooklyn, New York
En Perfecto Desorden, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Shared Women, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA

Ten Chinese Avant-garde Photographers , Asia Art Center, Beijing
Photography of Gao Brothers, Matteo Basile and Raimondo Galeano, Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
Miss Mao, Black List Projects, London
Between Art and Architecture, 798 Avant Gallery, New York.USA
Beijing-Soldiers at the Gates, Factory 798, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing
The First Annual Exhibition Of Chinese Contemporary Art, China Century Altar, Beijing, China
My Space, Your Space, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
Brothers, Xin Dong Chen Space For Contemporary Art, Beijing
Ruins, Inova Art Center, Peckschool of Art, University of Wisconsion, Milwaukee, USA
Field OF VIision: Beijing, Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing
Post Electronic Image, Mustbe Contemporary Art Center, Beijing
5Ă—7 Frame Decide the Attitude Exhibition in Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Photographing China, The Circumvallation Site of Ming Dynasty, Beijing
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Santa Barbara Museum of Art , USA

The Second Reality: Photographs From China, Piazza of Berlaymont building, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Field OF VIision: Extremes, The Institute for New Media, Frankfurt, Germany
The Gesture. Visual Library in progress, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tian An Men - Tian An Men - Gate to Heaven, Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
A Utopia Of The Visible: 13 Outstanding Art Photographers In China, Beijing New Art Projects, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
Placed in China, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA.
The Flower in th Ruin:Contemporary Image Exhibition, Niu Fang Depot,Macau
Unlimit: Gao Brothers, Huang Yan & Zhang Tiemei's Computerized Photography, Beijing New Art Projects, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
The City in 360 Degrees: French and Chinese Photographers in China, Beijing New Art Projects, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
China Avant-Garde: Contemporary Chinese Art, ARENA, Santa Monica, USA
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Victoria and Albert Museum London, UK
China Avant-Garde:Contemporary Chinese Art, ARENA, Santa Monica, USA
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA
Start To Fly: He Xiangning Art Museum OCAT Contemporary art Collection, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Vehicle and Mirror Image, Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing, China
Forge The Fable, Must Be Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
Scratch-Or China-Singapore Digital Image Art Exhibition, Beijing New Art Projects, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
2005 Pingyao International Photograpy Exhibition, Pingyao, China

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography and Asia Society, New York
Tiananmen, Chinese Eyes Gallery, Paris
Design the marble – 40 international artists in Carrara, Carrara, Italy

The 2nd International Photo Festival of Rome. L' Officina, Rome, Italy
Chinese Art Today, China Century Altar, Beijing

The First Triennial Of Chinese Arts. Guangzhou Art Museum. China

The 5th Los Angeles International Biennale, Bergamot Station Arts Center, LA, USA
The First Tirana Biennale, National Gallery & Chinese Pavilion, Albania
Nice International Photography Festival: Chinese Album, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, France
Mao Y'a Pas Photo, the Espace d' Art Contemporain of La Rochelle, Paris

China Avant-garde Artists' Documents, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
Portraits, Figures, Couples and Groups from the MCAF collection, Bizart, Shanghai, China
China Avant-garde Artists Documents, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan

The 2nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Shenzhen, China
The Documentary Exhibition of World Chinese Installation Art, Hong Kong Art Commune

Guangzhou Biennale, Guangzhou, China

China Avant-Garde, China National Art Museum, Beijing, China

Shandong Modern Art Exhibition, Jinan, China