Sunday, November 11, 2007

Yue Minjun, Beijung, China

Born 1962, Heilongjian Province, China
Based in Beijing working in painting and sculpture
His piece, Exhibition, became the most expensive work ever by a Chinese contemporary artist, sold in 2007 for 2.9 million pounds (US $5.9 million) at London's Sotheby's.
First museum show in the U.S. opened at the Queens Museum of Art on October 14, 2007 and will be on view through Saturday, January 2, 2008.
Work consists of mainly bronze and polychrome sculptures, painting and drawings.

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