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In 2006, Liu Ye, was commissioned to produce a limited edition series of exquisite porcelain ceramic plates exclusively sold by Shanghai Tang. The collection sold out immediately. This plate features one of the artist's iconic images of children, here a young girl is depicted in profile while holding a lollipop. This Plate series is the only known decorative object that Liu has ever produced, measures 10.50 inches in diameter, is from an edition of 108, comes in the original silk-lined box as issued and is in excellent condition. Each plate was individually signed by the artist.

Liu Ye is internationally collected for his paintings and works on paper and screen prints. He graduated from the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts from the Mural Painting Department. He then earned a Masters of Fine Arts from Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin Germany. In 1998 he was an Artist in Residence, at Rijksacademie, Amsterdam. He is presented by top galleries in East and West, including the prestigious gallery Sperone Westwater, NY where his most recent solo show was held in 2009. Notable Solo Museum Exhibitions include "Liu Ye" , Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland in 2007. Notable Group Museum exhibitions include "CHINAMANIA," ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark; “Metropolis Now! A Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art,” Meridian International Center, White-Meyer House (Cafritz Galleries), Washington DC; "Facing China – The Fu Ruide Collection,” Akureyri Municipal Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland and “7 Shanghai Biennale,” Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China all held 2009 to present. Importantly, his first two commercial gallery solo exhibitions in 1993 and 1995 were both held at Gallery Taube, Berlin

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Area
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.



Degree
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Provenance:
  • The Publisher. Private Collection, U.S.
  • Ships From: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 10.5 x 10.5 x 1 in. (26.67 x 26.67 x 2.54 cm.)
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