Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China in 1963.
Graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Beijing in 1991.
Currently lives and works in Beijing.

Selected Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Asia Society, New York, USA
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA
Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, USA
21c Museum, Louisville, USA
Smart Museum, Chicago, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

World’s Shadows, Pékin Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Demolition: Second History, The Charles Shain Library, Connecticut College, USA

Extreme Reality, Tank Loft, Chongqing Contemporary Art Center, Chonqing, China
Zhang Dali: A Second History, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Pervasion: Works by Zhang Dali (1995-2008), He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Il Sogno Proibito della Nuova Cina, Palazzo Inghilterra, Turin, Italy

Slogans, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, USA The Road to Freedom, Red Star Gallery, Beijing, China
Chinese Offspring, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA

Zhang Dali, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Macalester College, USA
A Second History, Ferst Center for the Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Zhang Dali: A Second History, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA

Sublimation, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

New Works by Zhang Dali, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK

AK-47, Galleria Il Traghetto, Venice, Italy
AK-47, Galleria Gariboldi, Milan, Italy

Beijing’s Face, Base Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Headlines, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK

AK-47, The Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

Dialogue, Chinese Contemporary Gallery, London, UK

  • Interview with Zhang Dali