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Luo Taisheng (Chinese, b.1982)
LOT ID: 78798
Ingrid Bergman No. 2, 2009

Acrylic, on canvas.
59 х 59 in. (149.86 x 149.86 cm.)
Signed, and dated by the artist.
Lot description
"Ingrid Bergman No. 2" (2009) is an exciting, large-scale oil painting by acclaimed Chinese emerging Contemporary artist Luo Taisheng (China, b. 1982). Easily mistaken for a pixilated close-up film-still, this work depicts one of the most famous actresses, in her world famous role as Lisa Lund in "Casablanca" a film released in 1942. This painting is in excellent condition, measuring 59 x 59 inches (150 x 150 cm). Luo's famous Series of realist paintings all recreate similar portraits sourced from world-famous, popular cinema and television series', particularly images that are fragmented but are loaded with emotional and psychological intensity. In this way the artist plays on the viewer's memories of seeing these re-contextualized images years or even decades ago on screen.

Luo Tai Sheng was born in 1982 in Hunan Province, China and graduated from Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts University, Xi'an, China - Faculty of Oil Painting, and teaches full time as a professional artist in Tung Chau del arts district in Shenzhen, China. Luo's exhibitions have included shows like "Contemporary Art Exhibition" Guan Shanyue, China, the Shenzhen International Art Fair in Shenzhen China, "The Lost Painting" at OLDCT Contemporary Art Center Shenzhen, China, and the International Arts & Antiques Fair Hong Kong among others. The artist currently lives and works in Shenzhen, China.
Ingrid Bergman No. 2 by Luo Taisheng
  • Ingrid Bergman No. 2 by Luo Taisheng
  • Ingrid Bergman No. 2 by Luo Taisheng
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