Recent Exhibitions and Fellowships
Yossi Milo Gallery
245 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10001
phone: +1 212 414 0370
info [at] yossimilo [dot] com
Shoshana Wayne Gallery
4835 West Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
phone: +1 323 840 3252
mail [at] shoshanawayne [dot] com
Cour de Venise
12, rue Saint-Gilles
75003 Paris, France
phone: +33 1 76 21 41 30
contact [at] polkagalerie [dot] com
studio [at] szetsungleong [dot] com
Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong is a British-Mexican-American artist, born in Mexico City. He is currently based
in Los Angeles.
Leong’s 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
Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
the National Galleries of Scotland, the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum
of Fine Arts, Houston, 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.
Leong spent his childhood in Mexico City, London, and Los Angeles.
He attended Art Center College of Design from 1987 to 1989, and received a B.A.
and the Eisner Prize in Photography from the University of California,
Berkeley, in 1993, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University in 1998. In 2005, he was awarded a Guggenheim
Fellowship, and in 2018, he received the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize. His books
include History Images (Steidl, 2006), Horizons (Hatje Cantz, 2014), and the forthcoming Paris, Novembre (Steidl).
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
National Gallery of Canada
National Galleries of Scotland
New York Public Library
Princeton University Art Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT