Curators: Fang Zengxian (Head of Shanghai Art Museum), Toshio Shimizu, Hou Hanru, Zhan Qing
Theme: Shanghai Sprit
Participating Artrists: 67 artists
Tadao Ando, Matthew Barney, Montien Boonma, Gordon Bennet, Cai Guoqiang, Yung Ho Chang, Chen Peiqiu, Chen Ping, Chen Yanyin, Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, Heri Dono, Duan Zhengqu, Marlene Dumas, Fang Lijun, Fang Shaohua, Bernard Frize, Katsura Funakoshi, Guan Ce, Hai Bo, Hong Hao, Huang Buqing, Huang Yongping, Ji Dachun, Jiang Dahai, Anish Kapoor, On Kawara, William Kentridge, Anselm Kiefer, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Aglaia Konrad, Lee Bul, Lee U Fan, Li Huasheng, Liang Shaoji, Liang Shuo, Liang Zhihe, Liu Xiaodong, Lu Fusheng, Ken Lum, Lani Maestro, Mariko Mori, Georges Lilanga Di Nyama, Chatchai Puipia, Qu Fengguo, Ren Chuanwen, Sarkis, Shi Chong, Shi Hui, Sui Jianguo, Fiona Tan, Tatsuo Miyajima, Tian Liming, Wang Chunjie, Wang Huaiqing, Wang Jianwei, Wang Qiang, Wang Yuping, Xie Nanxing, Yang Peiming, Yu Peng, Zhan Wang, Zhang Dongfeng, Zhang Hao, Zhang Peili, Zhao Bandi, Zhou Xiaohu
Shanghai Biennale 2000, Shanghai Art Museum’s inaugural exhibition would unquestionably be an international art event of immense scale and influence, for the very first time in Shanghai.
This exhibition invited 67 contemporary artists from both China and abroad. The selection was made by a international curatorial team.
Shanghai Biennale 2000 would provide a unique opportunity for artists of various historical back grounds, countries, and ethnicity, with different artistic pursuits to engage with their peers and participate in their important cultural discussion through the expression of art.
We held the symposiums inviting artists, critics from the world.
7th, 8th November, 2000
Theme: Fusion of culture and Future of City.
Keynote Lecture: Arata Isozaki