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"The family of dolls" (2006) is edition 4 of 8 of this exciting, small-scale painted fiberglass sculpture in the round of a charming, futuristic creature who stands with eyes closed upon a round base, the work of famed Chinese Contemporary multi-media artist Chen Ke (Chinese, b. 1978). Chen's paintings and sculptures are works such as 'The family of dolls'. This work is in excellent condition,signed, numbered and dated by the artist on the base of the work (please see accompanying images).

Chen Ke is internationally exhibited throughout the U.S, Asia and Europe, including notable shows April-May 2006 Exhibition: "Fancy Dream", Marella Gallery, Beijing, "Women in a Society of Dual-Sexuality", Tang Contemporary Art , Bangkok, Thailand in December 16, 2006 - January 18, 2007; the solo exhibition "Chen Ke", Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy, in 2008 and in December 11, 2009-February 7, 2010 at "Cina: Rinascita Contemporanea: 24 Ore Motta Cultura", Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy. The artist's work has been published and illustrated in the exhibition catalogues: "Fancy Dream", by Zhu Tong, Eleonora Battiston, Damiani Editore, Beijing, 2006, pp. 37-38 & 40-41; "Woman in a Society of Dual-Sexuality", by Zhu Qi, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, 2006, pp. 25-30 and in "Cina: Rinascita Contemporanea: 24 Ore Motta Cultura", Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy in 2009, p. 190. The artist lives and works in China.

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Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
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Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • The Publisher. Present Private Collection, US.
  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.7 x 5.1 in. (23.11 x 17.02 x 12.95 cm.)
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