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Bibliography

Artist' Books



1986


Zheng Chongbin. “You zuohua suo xiangdao de” [Thoughts from Painting]. Huajia [Painter], no. 3

September 1986: 30-31


Zheng Chongbin. “Shuimo: zuowei xiangzheng yiwei de yuyan” [Ink: As a Symbolic Language]. Huajia [Painter]

September 1986



1987


Zheng Chongbin. Thoughts Generated by Painting, An Essay on His Work. China Fine Arts Journal,

May 1987



1988


Lang, Shaojun. “Chouxiang yuhui de xunzhao: Zheng Chongbin shuimohua de qishi” [In Search of an Abstract Vocabulary: On Zheng Chongbin’s Ink Paintings]. Zhongguo meishu bao [China Fine Arts Journal],

vol. 21, May 23, 1988



1989


“Abstract Meeting of East and West.” San Francisco Chronicle,

July 28, 1989


“Image Magazine.” San Francisco Chronicle,

September 10, 1989, 44–45



1991


Cohn, Terri. “Counter Attacks.” Artweek,

December 12, 1991



1992


“Conceptual Art by the Book.” San Francisco Examiner, Art Section,

April 24, 1992


“From Cover to Cover.” Artweek,

May 7, 1992



1994


“Group 6 Goes to China.” Artweek,

November 17, 1994, 3



2007


Erickson, Britta. “Zheng Chongbin de kongjian lingyu” [Innovations in Space: Ink Paintings by Zheng Chongbin]. InZheng, Chongbin. Zheng Chongbin: shuimo hua [Zheng Chongbin: Ink Painting].

Shanghai: printed by author, 2007


Erickson, Britta. “Innovations in Space: Ink Paintings by Zheng Chongbin.” In Zheng Chongbin: Emergent. Singapore: Valentine Willie Fine Art, 2010. Variation of “Innovations in Space: Ink Paintings by Zheng Chongbin,”

2007



2008


Chen, Xiaoxin. “Lun shuimo yishu lingyu nei de shehuixue zhuanxing” [On Sociological Transformation in Ink and Wash Paintings]. Pipingjia [Art Critic],

no. 1 (August 2008): 39-45.


Erickson, Britta. “Xinyi angran, hunhou tiancheng: lun Zheng Chongbin de shuimohua” [Discussing the Ink Paintings of Zheng Chongbin]. Meishu xiangdao [Art Guide],

no. 133 (March 2008): 35–48.


Erickson, Britta. “Kongjian yu huihua linian de chuangxin: Zheng Chongbin he Qiu Shihua de huihua” [Innovations in Space and Painting Philosophy: Paintings by Zheng Chongbin and Qiu Shihua]. In Feng, Bin and Shen Kuiyi, eds. Chongxin qidong: disanjie Chengdu shuangnianzhan [Reboot: The Third Chengdu Biennale]. Shijiazhuang: Hebei meishu chubanshe [Heibei Fine Arts Publishing House], 2007, 80–83. Edited version published in Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art,

vol. 7, no. 1 (January 2008): 56–58.


Vine, Richard. “Committed to Ink” Report from Chengdu Biennial

(January 2008): 66-69



2009


Erickson, Britta. “Lun Zheng Chongbin de shuimohua” [Discussing the Ink Paintings of Zheng Chongbin]. Guojia meishu [National Arts],

no. 8 (July/ August 2009): 44–51


Liao, Liao. “Chongsu yazhou hexin wenhua de yuyan” [Rebuild the Language of Asian Core Culture]. Zhongguo meishu [National Arts]

(August 2009): 43–51.



2010


Claypool, Lisa. “Where is Shanghai?.” Orientations 41, no. 1 (January / February 2010): 50–54. Ewart, Nancy. “The Dimension of Ink, #1 by Zheng Chongbin (at the Asian).” San Francisco Examiner,

February 28, 2010.


Hou, Hanru. “Zhen yu jia de duijie: Zheng Chongbin de xin zuo (jiexuan)” [Connecting Real and Fake: Zheng Chongbin’s Recent Works (Excerpts)]. Yishu dangdai [Art China],

no. 5 (2010): 96–97.



2011


Brenhouse, Hillary. “Brush with Modernity.” Time International (Asia Edition),

October 3, 2011. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2094434,00.html


Claypool, Lisa. “Architectonic Ink: Zheng Chongbin in Conversation with Lisa Claypool.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art,

vol. 10, no. 4 (July/August 2011): 41–53.


Claypool, Lisa. “Houxiandai shuimo” [Postmodern Ink]. In Zhongguo baijia jinling huazhan: zhongwai xuezhe gaofeng luntan lunwen huibian [China Jinling Exhibition Chinese and Foreign Scholars BBS Peak].

Nanjing: Nanjing daxue [Nanjing University], 2011, pp. 17–23


Chattopadhyay, Collette. “Zheng Chongbin: Defining His Own Terrain.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art,

vol. 10, no. 4 (July/August 2011): 21–26.


DeWolf, Christopher. “The Rebirth of Chinese Ink Painting.” CNNGo.com,

May 20, 2011. http://travel.cnn.com/hong-kong/play/rebirth-chinese-ink-painting-043589#ixzz1f4RCFRVI


Godfrey, Tony. “Zheng Chongbin: Ten Metaphors with which to Experience his Paintings.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art,

vol. 10, no. 4 (July/August 2011): 27–40.


Gu, Jing. “Xuan · Yan” [Xuan, etc.]. Yishu luntan [Art Forum],

July 31, 2011. http://artforum.com.cn/archive/search=%E9%83%91%E9%87%8D%E5%AE%BE/3703


Van Proyen, Mark. “A Tour de Force.” Art in America (June 2011): 197. Scholz, Zachary Royer. “Best exhibition you likely never saw: Zheng Chongbin, White Ink, Chinese Cultural Center of San Francisco, May 19–September 3, 2011.” In “Best Of: Year Two.” Art Practical,

August 16, 2011. http://www.artpractical.com/feature/best_of_zachary_royer_scholz/


Straus, Tamara. “Chinese Ink Painter Zheng Goes Full Circle with New Show.” San Francisco Chronicle,

May 18, 2011


Van Proyen, Mark. “Thoughts on Recent Abstract Painting.” Squarecylinder.com,

October 5, 2011. http://www.squarecylinder.com/2011/10/presence-past-and-reverie-future-some-thoughts-on-recent-abstract-painting/



2012


Agnew, Mary. “Zheng Chongbin’s Black Wall/White Space.” ARTINFO China,

February 23, 2012.


Claypool, Lisa. “Architectonic Ink: Zheng Chongbin in Conversation with Lisa Claypool.” Yishu: The Journal of Contemporary Art,

Vol. 1, no. 2 (May 2012)


Daswani, Kavita. “King of Ink.” South China Morning Post,

August 14, 2012.


Kolesnikov-Jessop, Sonia. “Zheng Chongbin Creates Amorphous Ink Geometries.” Artinfo,

October 21, 2012. ( http://sea.blouinartinfo.com/visual-arts/article/840050-zheng-chongbin-creates-amorphous-ink-geometries ) Zheng Chongbin. “Adding Perspective.” Pipeline,

no. 27 (March 2012): cover, 45, 50.


Kolesnikov-Jessop, Sonia. “Zheng Chongbin Creates Amorphous Ink Geometries.” Artinfo,

October 21, 2012.( http://sea.blouinartinfo.com/visual-arts/article/840050-zheng-chongbin-creates-amorphous-ink-geometries )



2015


Moore, Christopher. “Zheng Chongbin—Myth, Matter, Medium.” Randian Magazine,

Dec18, 2015. http://www.randian-online.com/np_feature/zheng-chongbin-myth-matter-medium/


Wilson, Kate. Drawing and Painting: Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists. UK: Thames and Hudson,

(February 2, 2015): 38–39.


Wilson, Kate. The Artist’s Everything Handbook: a New Guide to Drawing and Painting. USA: Harper Design

(February 17, 2015): 38–39.


Wang, Oliva. “A Spirit in the Dark”. The Wall Street Journal,

March 11, 2015.



2016

Beres, Tiffany. “Zheng Chongbin: Boundless Ink.” Art Asia Pacific.

Issue 97. March/April 2016.


Kóvskaya, Maya. “Becoming Landscape: Diffractive Unfoldings of Light, Space, and Matter in the New Work of Zheng Chongbin.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art,

vol. 14, no. 6, (November/December, 2015): 6-21









Exhibition Catalogues and Monographs



Noth, Jochen, et al., eds. China Avant-Garde: Counter-Currents in Art and Culture.

Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1993.


Feng Bin, and Shen Kuiyi, eds. Reboot: The Third Chengdu Biennale.

Heibei Fine Arts Publishing House, 2007


Zheng, Chongbin. Zheng Chongbin: Ink Painting.

Shanghai: printed by author, 2007.


Chattopadhyay, Collette. Calligraffitti: ‘Writing’ in Contemporary Chinese and Chicano Art.

Pasadena: Pacific Asia Museum, 2009, unpublished


Knight, Michael J., et al. Shanghai: Art of the City.

San Francisco: Asian Art Museum, 2010.


Valentine Willie Fine Art. Zheng Chongbin: Emergent.

Singapore: Valentine Willie Fine Art, 2010.


Chattopadhyay, Collette, Abby Chen, and Kuiyi Shen. White Ink.

San Francisco: Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco, 2011.


Chattopadhyay, Collette, Abby Chen, and Kuiyi Shen. China’s Imperial Modern: The Painter’s Craft.

Edmonton: University of Alberta Museums, 2012.


Goedhuis, Michael. Ink: The Art of China.

London, United Kingdom: Michael Goedhuis Publishing, 2012.


Agnew, Mary. Zheng Chongbin: Ink Phenomenon – Objects of Perception.

Hamburg, Germany: Flo Peters Gallery, 2012.


Iola, Lenzi. Zheng Chongbin: Amorphous Geometry.

Singapore: Valentine Willie Fine Art, 2012.


Crudo, Francesca, et al. Personal Structures: Culture·Mind·Becoming.

Leiden: Global Art Center, 2013.


Johnson, Mark Dean, ed. The Moment for Ink.

San Francisco: San Francisco State University, 2013.


Erickson, Britta. Zheng Chongbin: Impulse, Matter, Form (Contemporary Chinese Ink).

New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 2014.


Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. Structures.

Hong Kong: Sotheby’s, April 2016









Supplementary Materials



Asiart Archive. Collection Online: Zheng Chongbin.

http://www.aaa.org.hk/Home/Search?globalKeyword=zheng+chongbin


Erickson, Britta. producer and director. “Zheng Chongbin's Lines." In The Enduring Passion for Ink: A Project on Contemporary Chinese Ink Painters.

Part of 10-part film series, 16 min., digital, color, sound, 2013.


Fine Arts In China, May 1988, fig. Zheng, Chongbin. Lianpu [Facial Types] (1987/88), fig. Ren de lingyi zhong zhuangtai [Anther State of Man] (1988).

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