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Ling Jian (Chinese, b.1963)
LOT ID: 81261
Hero No. 3, 2008

Chromogenic Print (C-print)
38.9 х 59.05 in. (98.81 x 149.99 cm.)
Signed, by the artist.
Lot description
"Hero No. 3" (2008) is a stunning c-print of a young woman laying across a highly polished floor by acclaimed Chinese Contemporary Realist artist, Ling Jian (b.1963). Filled with intense colors and contrasts, Ling heightens the narrative by the ground-level perspective, as well as by keeping the physical and emotional state of the woman a mystery. This work is from an edition of 7, measures 38.9 x 59.05 inches (98.8 x 150 cm)and is in excellent condition.

Ling Jian (B. 1963, Shandong Province, China) is one of the pioneers of Contemporary Realism in China whose work continues to influence the younger 1970's and 1980's generations of Chinese Contemporary Realist painters. His paintings are highly sought after on the international Ling Jian received his Degree in painting from the Qinghua University Art College in Beijing. After completing his degree in 1987, he left China to study and paint in Vienna, then to Hamburg and finally Berlin, Germany. Ling has exhibited in prestigious solo and group gallery and fine art fair exhibitions throughout China, Russia, Europe, The United Kingdom, The U.S., as well at the Museum of Modern Art Ostend, Belgium, the Nanjing Museum of Art, China with major work just exhibited at Art Asia Miami, US in December 2011. The artist presently lives and works between Berlin and Beijing.
Hero No. 3 by Ling Jian
  • Hero No. 3 by Ling Jian
  • Hero No. 3 by Ling Jian
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