Selected bibliography

2018
Zao Wou-Ki. L’espace est silence
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, (152p), Paris Musées, Paris, Preface by Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, foreword by Fabrice Hergott, texts by François Michaud, Erik Verhagen, Yann Hendgen, Melissa Walk, Bernard Noël, Jean Michel Meurice and Daniel Marchesseau.

2017

Infinities of Zao Wou-Ki

COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, Asia University Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan (216 p.). Prefaces by Chang Hai Tsai, Jeffrey Ping Pha Tsai, Mei Ling Lee, Françoise Marquet-Zao and Wei-Chen Ma, texts by Joseph Wang, Yann Hendgen, Melissa Walt, Ankeney Weitz and Jade Lu.

2016

A MAN ON TWO SHORES: ZAO WOU-KI THE ART COLLECTOR

COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, Flammarion, Paris, France (296 p.).
Foreword by Jean-Paul Desroches, texts by Gilles Chazal, Sophie Cazé, Éric Lefebvre and Françoise Marquet.
Corpus by Pierre Alechinsky, Sophie Cazé and Yann Hendgen.
No Limits. Zao Wou-Ki
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in New York (NY) and at Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville (ME) (184p.), Yale University Press, New Haven. Introduction by Ankeney Weitz and Melissa Walt, texts by Ankeney Weitz, Melissa Walt, Michelle Yun and Phebe Chao.

2015

ZAO WOU-KI AND THE POETS
MARQUET, Françoise and HENDGEN, Yann; Albin Michel Editions, Paris, France (264 p.).
Preface by Delphine Rivier, text by Dominique de Villepin, corpus by Yann Hendgen.

2012

ZAO WOU-KI IN THE ULTIMATE HAPPINESS OF PAINTING, 2000-2010
MARQUET, Françoise and HENDGEN, Yann; Albin Michel Editions, Paris, France (192 p.). Texts by Françoise Marquet, Sylvain Amic, Yin Fu and Isabelle Klinka-Ballesteros.
2011
‘DEBATE ON ZAO WOU-KI: A TAO OF PAINTING?’
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, interview with Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen by Irène Salas (p. 205-217), in Critique n° 766, March, Les Éditions de Minuit, Paris, France
THE FRAYING OF THE JUTE BAG
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, paperback edition of the manuscript by René Char illuillustrated by Zao Wou-Ki and kept at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Gallimard Editions, Collection Poésie, Paris, France. Preface by Dominique de Villepin, correspondence between René Char and Zao Wou-Ki (128 p.).
2009
Zao Wou-Ki, WORKS, 1935-2008
DE VILLEPIN, Dominique; Flammarion Editions, Paris, France (384 p.). Text by Dominique de Villepin, notes on the works by Yann Hendgen, Compilation of previous critiques established by Victoire de Villepin.
2010, English and Chinese versions, Kwai Fung Publishing, Hong Kong, China.
2012, republishing of an updated and extended version, Flammarion Editions, Paris, France (392 p.).
2017, republishing of an updated version, Flammarion Editions, Paris, France (400 p.).
2017, English updated version, Abbeville Press, New York, USA (400 p.).
2017, Chinese updated version, Guangxi Fine Art Publishing House, Nanning, China (400 p.).
2008
Zao Wou-Ki – Hommage à Riopelle et peintures récentes
ABADIE Daniel; catalogue of the exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec in Québec, Québec, Éditions Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2008 (68 p.).
ZAO WOU-KI – ART PRINTS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the exhibition at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France Editions, Paris, France (144 p.). Foreword by Bruno Racine, texts by Marie Minssieux-Chamonard, Hélène Trespeuch and Céline Chicha.
2007
ZAO WOU-KI – WORKS, WRITINGS AND INTERVIEWS
FRÈCHES José, Hazan Editions, Paris, France (French version), Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, Spain (Spanish and English editions) (160 p.).
2006
ZAO WOU-KI, TRAVEL NOTEBOOKS
DE VILLEPIN, Dominique; Albin-Michel Editions, Paris, France (160 p.).
2005
ZAO WOU-KI – PAINTINGS AND CHINA INKS 1948-2005
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the exhibition at the Espace Bellevue in Biarritz, Hazan Editions, Paris, France (160 p.). Texts by Florence Delay, Daniel Abadie, Juan Manuel Bonet and Yann Hendgen.
2003
Zao Wou-Ki
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the exhibition at the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Jeu de Paume Editions, Paris, France (242 p.). Texts by François Cheng, Pierre Schneider, Jean Lescure, Guitemie Maldonado.
2001
ZAO WOU-KI: WHAT IS ABSTRACT FOR YOU, IS REAL FOR ME
CHALUMEAU, Jean-Luc (dir.); Cercle d’Art Editions, “Découvrons l’Art” collection, Paris, France (63 p.).
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NOËL Bernard; L’Atelier des Brisants (78 p.). Poetic text.
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DUBY Georges; L’Échoppe Editions, Paris, France (27 p.). Compilation of the three texts by Georges Duby about Zao Wou-Ki in 1984, 1991 and 1996.
2000
ZAO WOU-KI, LARGE PAINTINGS – ON THE EDGE OF THE VISIBLE
NOËL Bernard; Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France (143 p.).
THE LECTURE NOTES OF ZAO WOU-KI IN CHINA
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, notes about the classes given by Zao Wou-Ki while in Hangzhou in 1985, Guangxi Fine Arts Publishing House, Nanning, Guangxi, China (130 p.).
1998
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BONNEFOY, Yves and DE CORTANZE, Gérard; Zao Wou-Ki, La Différence / Enrico Navarra Editions, Paris, France (381 p.).
ZAO WOU-KI: COLORS AND WORDS
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, debates with Claude Martin, France Huser, Robert Frélaut, Claude Delay-Tubiana, François Trèves, Agnès Varda and Bernard Noël, Le Cherche Midi publisher, Paris, France (95 p.).
2013, new edited and updated edition, Le Cherche Midi publisher, Paris, France
ZAO WOU-KI, 60 YEARS OF PAINTING
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION; catalogue of the exhibition organized by the AFAA, L’Oréal and the Arts Department of the Chinese Ministry of Culture at the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, the Shanghai Museum in Shanghai and the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, Shanghai. Joint Publishing Company, Shanghai, China (334 p.).
Dedication by Jiang Zemin (Beijing), foreword by Jacques Chirac, introductions by Ma Chengyuan, Lin Kang-Sheng, Fan Di’an and Xu Jiang, message from Lindsay Owen-Jones. Texts by Daniel Marchesseau, Yves Bonnefoy and Xing Xiaozhou (334 p.).
1996
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COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, special issue in Chinese, “Masters of Chinese painting” n° 71, Chin Show Publishing Company, Taipei, Taiwan (34 p.).
1994
ZAO WOU-KI – THE GRAPHIC WORK. A CATALOGUE RAISONNE 1937-1995
ÅGERUP Jørgen; introduction by Dora Vallier, Heede & Moesturp Editions, Skørping, Denmark (237 p.).
2000, Zao Wou-Ki, The Graphic Work 1995-2000, supplement by Jørgen ÅGERUP, Heede & Moesturp Editions, Skørping, Denmark (15 p.).
ZAO WOU-KI, ART WORK, 1935-1993
DAIX Pierre; Ides et Calendes Editions, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (256 p.). 1996, paperback editon, “Polychrome” collection, Ides et Calendes Editions, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (109 p.).
2013, new edited and updated edition, Ides et Calendes Editions, Lausanne, Switzerland (128 p.).
1993
INK GAMES ZAO WOU-KI’S JOURNEY
MICHAUX Henri; L’Échoppe and La Maison des Amis du Livre, Paris, France (50 p.). Compilation of the four texts written by Henri Michaux about Zao Wou-Ki in 1949, 1952, 1970 and 1980.
1989
ZAO WOU-KI INKS
NOËL, Bernard; Librairie Séguier-Archimbaud Editions, Paris, France (103 p.).
1988
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ABADIE, Daniel and CONTENSOU Martine; Gennevilliers, France, Ars Mundi Editions, Les Maîtres de l’Art COllection (128 p.).
1989, 2nd completed edition in English and in Spanish, Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, Spain
1993, Chinese translation by Fou Chun-Sin, Cultural Edition, Taipei, Taiwan.
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ROY, Claude; “Les Grands Peintres” collection, Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France (202 p.).
1992, 2nd edited and updated edition, Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France (216 p.).
1996, 3rd edited and updated edition, Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France (221 p.).
zao wou-ki, «overseas chinese artists series»
YU, Jing Feng and CHENG, François; Guangzhou, Lingnan Art publishing House. Joint publishing Co. Ltd. Hong Kong in Chinese and in English (121 p.).
SELF-PORTRAIT
ZAO Wou-Ki and MARQUET, Françoise; Fayard Editions, Paris, France (211 p.).
1993, updated and translated edition by Lin Ti, for Artists Editions, Taipei, Taiwan.
1993, translated edition by Meu Chin-Ming, Liao Ling Art Editions, China.
1981
ZAO WOU-KI – PAINTINGS, CHINA INKS
COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, catalogue of the retrospective at the Galeries nationales du Grand Palais in Paris, introduction by Michel Tourlières, texts by Jean Leymarie and François Cheng, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication Editions, Paris, France (86 p. not paginated).
1980
ZAO WOU-KI, INKS
MICHAUX, Henri; dialogue with Françoise Marquet, Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France (not paginated).
1978
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LEYMARIE Jean, documentation by Françoise Marquet, Barcelona, Ediciones Polígrafa / Paris, Hier et Demain Editions (332 p.).
1979, English translation by Kenneth Lyons, New York, USA, Rizzoli Editions (332 p.).
1986, 2nd edited and updated edition, Cercle d’Art Editions, Paris, France / Ediciones Polígrafa, Barcelona, Spain (384 p.).
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MARCHESSEAU Daniel; in Cimaise n° 138-139, October – December 1978 (p. 9-20).
1977
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DE VREE, Freddy; Kunstpocket Serie 2/ N° 6, Schelderode, Albert van Wiemeersch Editions from the Schelderode Kunstforum, Belgium, book in Flemish (64 p.).
1981, French revised and edited translation, Schelderode, Albert van Wiemeersch Editions from the Kunstforum, Belgium (64 p.).
1975
ZAO WOU-KI, PRINTS 1937-1974
MARQUET, Françoise; preface by Roger Caillois, Paris, Art et Métiers graphiques – Yves Rivière Editions (157 p.).
THE STORMY BACKSIDE OF THE MIRROR (“Le dos houleux du miroir”)
CHAR René; foreword of the catalogue of the exhibition at Galerie de France, Zao Wou-Ki 1971-1975, Paris,
Galerie de France et Arts et Métiers graphic editions (46 p.)
1974
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LAUDE Jean; Brussels, Belgium, La Connaissance (118 p.).
1972
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COLLECTIVE PUBLICATION, special Chinese-language issue, Lion Art n° 13, Taipei (34 p.).
1967
les dialogues du louvre
SCHNEIDER, Pierre; Denoël Editions, Paris. Eleven dialogues with painters (324 p.).
“Dialogue avec Zao Wou-Ki” (Dialogue with Zao Wou-Ki) p. 299-320.
1971, American edition, New York Atheneum, USA (244 p.), dialogue p. 119-135.
1972, republished in French, Paris, Denoël (324 p.),
dialogue p. 299-320.
1991, republished in French with an added postscript, Paris,
Adam Biro Editions (311 p.), dialogue p. 263-280.
1962
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RAGON, Michel; in Cimaise n° 57, January – February (p. 26-37).
1960
« entretien avec zao wou-ki » in le monologue du peintre ii
CHARBONNIER Georges; “in Le monologue du peintre II, Paris, René Julliard Editions (p. 181-188).
2002, new edition with an added foreword by Didier Semin, Paris, La Villette Editions, “Penser l’espace” Collection.
1957
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ROY, Claude; Georges Fall, Paris, “Le Musée de Poche” collection (61 p.).
1959, English translation by Rita Barisse, Groove Press, Inc., New York / Evergreen Books, London (68 p.).
1970, new updated edition, with an added foreword ‘’Trajet Zao Wou-Ki’’ (Zao Wou-Ki’s journey) by Henri Michaux, Paris, Goldschmidt, “Le Musée de poche” collection (116 p.).
1955
CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF ENGRAVED AND LITHOGRAPHED WORK
1949-1954, JACOMETTI, Nesto; Gutekunst & Klipstein, Berne (86 p.).

Zao Wou-Ki. L’espace est silence, exhibition catalogue, 2018

Infinities of Zao Wou-Ki, exhibition catalogue, 2017

L’homme des deux rives : Zao Wou-Ki collectionneur, exhibition catalogue, 2016

No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki, 2016, exhibition catalogue, 2016

Zao Wou-Ki et les poètes, 2015

Dans l’ultime bonheur de peindre 2000-2010, 2012

Zao Wou-Ki, 1935-2010, Dominique de Villepin, 2009

Zao Wou-Ki – Estampes et livres illustrés, exhibition catalogue, 2006

Carnets de voyages 1948-1952, 2006

Zao Wou-Ki, exhibition catalogue, 2003

Zao Wou-Ki, Au bord du visible, Bernard Noël, 2000

Zao Wou-Ki, Yves Bonnefoy et Gérard de Cortanze, 1998

Zao Wou-Ki, 60 ans de peintures, exhibition catalogue, 1998-1999

Zao Wou-Ki. The Graphic Work.
A catalogue raisonné 1937-1995
, Jorgen Agerup, 1994

Zao Wou-Ki, L’Œuvre 1935 – 1993, 1994, Pierre Daix

Zao Wou-Ki, Claude Roy, 1996

Zao Wou-Ki. Autoportrait, Zao Wou-Ki et Françoise Marquet, 1988

Zao Wou-Ki. Encres, Henri Michaux, 1980

Zao Wou-Ki, Jean Leymarie, 1978

Zao Wou-Ki, Jean Laude, 1974

Zao Wou-Ki, Claude Roy, 1970

Zao Wou-Ki, Claude Roy, 1957