Zhuo Diao

Zhuo Diao


American Art Dream: East Asian Artists in 1950s–1960s New York

Research Interest

Research Sub-interest

Museums, Museum Anthropology, Historical Anthropology, Art and Archaeology


East Asia; China


Zhuo (Zoe) Diao is specialized in classical Chinese art and contemporary East Asian art. She is interested in collecting history, material culture and museum practices. Graduated from China Academy of Art, she received “Special Fund for Art Talents” from China Scholarship Council to study for her first MA in Durham University, UK. Before joining the program in Columbia, she worked five years as the assistant curator of Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, art auction specialist, and the exhibition manager of Long March Space in Beijing.


Durham University, MA in Museum & Artifact Studies, 2014
China Academy of Art, BA in Art History, 2012

2016. "Li Jingxiong." Artforum

2012. Tinari, Philip. Inside a Book a House of Gold: Artists’ Edition for PARKETT. Translated by Zhuo Diao. Beijing: UCCA, 2012.