Xi Zhang "Dream Dusts" is the first comprehensive collection of paintings by a singular talent working in the Western United States. The book includes the artist's first four significant bodies of work, a new essay by the esteemed writer Nancy Hightower, and an in depth look at Zhang's 2011 masterpiece "No One's Wonderland / Form is Emptiness" including Zhang's full thesis essay on the work. The book is the second monograph produced by Plus Gallery to celebrate prominent artists whose careers began in Denver, Colorado.
Plus Gallery is known as one of the true progressive contemporary exhibition spaces in Denver, maintaining the highest standards for artist representation and community interaction. Since 2001 the gallery has built a formidable reputation as a valuable resource for the art and collector community through solo exhibitions by some of Colorado's most prestigious and forward thinking artists, as well as an ongoing experimental forum for new media. The program offers an extensive selection of works by visionary national artists and often serves as an incubator for new emerging talent. Plus Gallery collaborates with partners throughout the Denver area in order to raise the vitality of the local scene, complementing the efforts put forth at the institutional level in order to construct a more creative and dynamic community.