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Zhang Huan: In the Ashes of History – Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg – 2020

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Zhang Huan: In The Ashes of History

In September 2020 The State Hermitage opened the exhibition “Zhang Huan: In the Ashes of History”, the first solo exhibition in Russia by the famous contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Huan.

In the Ashes of History was displayed in the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace and showcased several series of works made in a variety of techniques.

The exhibition was organized by the Department of Contemporary Art as part of the Hermitage 20/21 project, with the support of Pearl Lam Galleries, China Art Foundation, DC Foundation – Diana Chen, Dr Junning Lee and Mrs Xiaojun Lee, Asymmetry Art Foundation, and Julian Zhen.


Two major MIT publications, supported by the Foundation

Below; Gao Minglu, Total Modernity and the Avant–Garde in Twentieth–Century Chinese Art

Below; Contemporary Art in Asia, ed Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio


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Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Huan in State Hermitage in St Petersburg. Solo exhibition