Sze Tsung LEONG (American and British, born Mexico City 1970) is an artist based in New York.
His work includes the series Cities, a detailed depiction of urban formations throughout the globe, from medieval
towns to recent constructions, that together form a picture of the world at
this particular moment in time at the beginning of the twenty-first century; Horizons, an international collection of images of natural terrains and urban landscapes
that considers the relationships between far and near, foreign and familiar;
and History Images, which examines the erasure of history and the reshaping of society through the
Works from these series are included in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the National Galleries of Scotland, the
National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Deutsche Börse Art Collection, and the Yale University Art Gallery, among others.
His work has been exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibition at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico; and group exhibitions including An Atlas of Events at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, the 2006 Havana Biennial, New Photography at the High Museum of Art, the 2004 Taipei Biennial, and Painting as Paradox at Artists Space.
Mr. Leong spent his childhood in Mexico, Britain, and the United States. He
attended Art Center College of Design from 1987 to 1989, and received a B.A.
and the Eisner Prize in Photography from University of California at Berkeley
in 1993, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University in 1998. In 2005, he was awarded a Guggenheim
Fellowship. In 2006, his book History Images was published by Steidl, who will also publish his next book Horizons.
Third Show: The Urban Condition. The Israel Museum.
March 22 – July 31, 2012
Shared Space: Photography from 1987 and Beyond. Part of PHotoEspaña Festival. Madrid Royal Botanical Gardens.
June 6 – July 22, 2012
Be Here Now. Ray Photography Festival / Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt.
March 29 – June 30, 2012
Romantic Camera: Scottish Photography & the Modern World. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh.
December 1, 2011 – June 3, 2012
Please address inquiries to:
Yossi Milo Gallery
525 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
phone: 212 414 0370
info [at] yossimilo [dot] com
Shoshana Wayne Gallery
2525 Michigan Avenue, B1
Santa Monica, CA 90404
phone: 310 453 7535
mail [at] shoshanawayne [dot] com
studio [at] szetsungleong [dot] com
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
National Gallery of Canada
National Galleries of Scotland
Princeton University Art Museum
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT