Zhang Hongtu is a Chinese painter living and working in New York. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including shows at the Princeton University Art Museum, the Havana Biennial, PS1 New York, the New Museum in New York, Museu Picasso in Barcelona, and The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. This fall, the Queens Museum in New York will hold his retrospective exhibition.
ZHANG HONGTU with Charlie Schultz
To me, these artworks by Zhang Hongtu represent the polarities of trauma. One is retrospective, confronting the trauma of Hongtus life in China during the Cultural Revolution.