Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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Yue Minjun

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Yue Minjun is a contemporary Chinese artist who works in Beijing. He is most widely known for his oil paintings that show himself laughing in a variety of different settings. He has also copied this image in watercolor, prints and sculpture. Critics have labeled him a part of the "Cynical Realism" movement in China, although he has distanced himself from that group personally.
 
« I’m actually trying to make sense of the world. There’s nothing cynical or absurd in what I do. »
Yue Minjun
Yue Minjun takes his inspiration from the work of Geng Jianyi, who had used his own laughing visage as a central focus in his work. Yue studied painting from 1985 to 1989 at Hebei Normal University.
 
« My experiences, feelings and some things from my cultural past have been essential for my current artistic creation. »
Yue Minjun

Yue Minjun’s work has appeared in many galleries in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore. His work Executiondrew the highest price of any Chinese contemporary artwork ever when it went for US$5.9 million at Sotheby's in London. By 2007, 13 of his paintings had sold for more than US$1 million. His "Hat" series remains one of his most widely admired.

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 9), 2006

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USD 5,990

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 17), 2006

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Lithograph

USD 5,990

Yue Minjun

Untitled (Smile-ism No. 16), 2006

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Lithograph

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Yue Minjun

Smile-ism No. 21, 2006

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Yue Minjun

Contemporary Terracota Warrior No8, 2006

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Bronze

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What is contemporary art?

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Contemporary art describes avant-garde or innovative art created in the recent past or the present day. The date describing the beginning of contemporary art varies by the institutions which exhibit the style. The museums often date the era based on their founding year.

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 3 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 3 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 2 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 2 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 1 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 1 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Joel SHAPIRO | Untitled 1980-1982 | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on composition gallery

Joel Shapiro

Untitled 1980-1982 , 1982

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Etching And Aquatint

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