Zhang Huan - New Now New York Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Gifted by the artist to the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Asia Society Galleries; New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco; Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo; Seattle, Tacoma Art Museum; Seattle, Henry Art Gallery, Inside Out: New Chinese Art, September 15, 1998–March 7, 2000, pl. 49, p. 193 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    New York, Deitch Projects, MY AMERICA, April 15–May 27, 2000, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Exposure: Recent Acquisitions: The Doron Sebbag Art Collection, O.R.S. Ltd., November 8, 2000–February 3, 2001, no. 38, pp. 65, 109 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 65)
    Seattle Art Museum, ContemporaryArtProject, December 20, 2002–April 6, 2003, pl. 6, pp. 20, 68 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 20)
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, December 13, 2003–May 23, 2004, pl. 46, pp. 106–107, 185 (another example exhibited and illustrated, pp. 106–107)
    New York, Asia Society and Museum, Zhang Huan: Altered States, September 6, 2007–January 20, 2008, pp. 16–17, 34–35, 42, 64–65, 100, 102–103, 171 (another example exhibited and illustrated, pp. 102–103)
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World, October 6, 2017–February 24, 2019, pl. 59, pp. 178, 183 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 183)

  • Literature

    Qian Zhijian, "Performing Bodies: Zhang Huan, Ma Liuming, and Performance Art in China," Art Journal, vol. 58, no. 2, Summer 1999, fig. 5, pp. 60, 70 (another example illustrated, p. 60)
    Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Bern, 2005, p. 158, 320 (another example illustrated, p. 320)
    Sheldon Lu, Chinese Modernity and Global Biopolitics, Honolulu, 2007, pp. 79–81 (another example illustrated, p. 81)
    Melissa Chiu, Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know, New York, 2008, p. 56 (another example illustrated)
    Yilmaz Dziewior, Roselee Goldberg and Robert Storr, Zhang Huan, New York, 2009, p. 158 (another example illustrated, p. 51)
    Susan Mann, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Chinese History, Cambridge, 2011, fig. 19, p. 96 (another example illustrated)
    Diane Fortenberry and Rebecca Morrill, eds., Body of Art, London, 2015, pp. 328–329 (another example illustrated, p. 329)
    Christopher Phillips and Wu Hung, eds., Life and Dreams: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Media Art, New York, 2018, pp. 76–77, 333, 367 (another example illustrated, p. 77)
    Yan Zhou, A History of Contemporary Chinese Art: 1949 to Present, Singapore, 2020, p. 311–312 (another example illustrated, p. 312)


To Add One Meter to an Anonymous Mountain

titled, inscribed, numbered and dated [in Mandarin] "To Add One Meter to an Anonymous Mountain 1995 Beijing PP" on a label affixed to the reverse of the backing board
chromogenic print flush-mounted to foamcore
image 40 7/8 x 51 in. (103.8 x 129.5 cm)
sheet 46 x 66 in. (116.8 x 167.6 cm)

Executed in 1995, this work is an artist's proof aside the edition of 15.

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $9,450

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen
Head of Sale, New Now
212 940 1207

New Now

New York Auction 28 September 2022