Gordon Cheung was born 1975 in London. He studied painting at Central St Martins College of Art and at the Royal College of Art, London from where he graduated in 2001.
Working in a variety of media including stock page listings spray paint, acrylic, inkjet and woodblock printing, Cheung's art raises questions about and critique’s the effects of global capitalism, its underlying mechanisms of power on our perception of identity, territory and sense of belonging.
Solo exhibitions include The Atkinson, Southport (2023); C-Project, Los Angeles (2021); Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach, Florida (2017); The Whitaker, Rossendale (2017); Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham (2016); Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai (2016); Centre For Chinese Contemporary, Manchester (2016); Alan Cristea Gallery, London (2015, 2011 and 2008) and New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall (2009).
Recent group exhibitions include Tremenheere Gallery, Cornwall; Herbert Gallery & Museum, Coventry; Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz (2023); Art Science Museum, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore (2019); Alan Cristea Gallery (2018); Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam (2017). Cheung has taken part in the Karachi Biennale, Pakistan (2017); Venice Biennale, Azerbaijan Pavilion (2015); Beijing International Art Biennale, China (2010) and Liverpool Biennale (2004).
His work is held in many private and public collections including the Whitworth, Manchester; British Museum, London; Royal College of Art, London; Government Art Collection, London; Museum of Contemporary Art, Kraków; Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; and Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota.
Gordon Cheung lives and works in London.
Cristea Roberts Gallery is the exclusive worldwide representative for Gordon Cheung’s original prints.
Solo Exhibition: The Garden of Perfect Brightness
In the Press: “Cheung’s flowers appear to delicately float across ethereal surfaces."
Gordon Cheung in '2219: Futures Imagined'
Exhibition: 'The Evolution of Communication'
Studio Sounds: Gordon Cheung
Film: Gordon Cheung in the Studio
Studio Visit: Gordon Cheung
Gordon Cheung | New Paintings 2019
Gordon Cheung | Still Life prints
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