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"Instruments no. 2" (2011) is an unabashedly erotic, sublime color c-print photograph by rising star, famed Chinese fashion and fine art photographer artist, Yan Zhixiong (China, b. 1979). This is edition 2 of 8, measuring 47.25 x 31.5 inches (120 x 80 cm), and is unframed in excellent condition. Yan is one of Asia's top editorial and fashion photographers, known for works that brilliantly traverse the bridge between fine art and editorial photography. This work belong to his new 2011 "Instruments" series of monochromatic nude photographs that each depicts a stunning, nude Chinese woman in a high-fashion pose, interacting with a musical instrument.

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Yan is a member of the British Royal Photographic Society and the China Photographers Association. He was born in Hunan Province in 1979 and now works in Beijing. He has studied traditional Chinese and oil paintings since his childhood, and majored in art design at University. His works have already won more than 70 awards in photography from Collections, Exhibitions and Periodicals throughout China, Austria, Ukraine, France, Belgium, Hong Kong and Macao. Yan Zhixiong achieved China's highest individual photography award, the "Chinese Gold" and was awarded the "China Photographic Art" exhibition Portrait Photography Gold Medal as well. He has held several solo fine art exhibition, most recently in 2010 at the Today Museum, China which featured his incredible range of photographic images. Many Western photographers have had an influence on his work, including Gavin Bond, David LaChapelle and Helmut Newton amongst others. Yan's work for editorial fashion assignments has always carried intense and deeply creative narratives, pushing the boundaries between high fashion and art.

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  • Present Collection, China.
  • Ships From: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 47.25 x 31.5 in. (120.02 x 80.01 cm.)
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