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"Crying Baby", (2008) is arguably the finest and most rare of the figurative sculptures by famed Contemporary artist Yin Kun (China, b. 1974). This compositionally complex and exciting work is cast from stainless steel, is edition 4 of 8, measures 48 x 26.77 x 35 inches (68 cm x 89 cm x 122 cm) and is in perfect condition. This is the only edition of this masterpiece by Yin to ever come to international auction.

Through painting and his unique artistic language, Jun explores the world he lives in. Born in the Sichuan Province of China in 1974, Jun was inspired to paint by his older brother, the artist Yin Kun. With no formal art training, Jun entered the Deyang Fine Arts Academy and graduated in 1992. Jun’s work has been exhibited widely throughout China and has been the subject of solo shows at 9Art Space, Beijing, China (2006) and Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2007).

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The seller has recorded the following condition for this lot:
Patina
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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
Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

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Provenance:
  • The Artist. Present Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 48.03 x 26.77 x 35.04 in. (122 x 68 x 89 cm.)
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PLEASE NOTE LISTED AUCTION COMPARABLES ARE FOR FIBERGLASS SCULPTURES AND MUCH SMALLER SIZES. OUR LOT IS MUCH LARGER AND IS STAINLESS STEEL.