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.
He is best known for his epic, hallucinogenic landscapes constructed using an array of media including stock page listings spray paint, acrylic and most recently inkjet and woodblock printing. He has taken part in group exhibitions in Europe, Asia, South America and the USA, including Vita Vitale, Azerbaijan Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2015); How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare, Pristine Gallery, Mexico (2016); 30 Years of Art, Centre For Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester (2016); and Turkish Tulips, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, and tour to the Bowes Museum, Durham (2017).
Recent solo exhibitions include Breaking Tulips, Alan Cristea Gallery, London (2015); Here Be Dragons, Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham (2016); Unknown Knowns, Edel Assanti, London, (2017); and Lines in the Sand, Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai (2016). In December 2017 his exhibition New Order Vanitas opens at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach, Florida.
His work is held in many private and public collections including the Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Hirschhorn Museum, Washington D.C.; Whitworth, Manchester; and British Museum, London. Cheung lives and works in London.
The Alan Cristea Gallery is the exclusive worldwide representative for Gordon Cheung’s original prints.
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