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"Deep Red Lips" (2012) is one of the most recent of the sensual and intimate nude photographs by emerging artist and rising star, Chinese Contemporary female artist Yu Hang (China, B. 1981). A beautiful young Chinese woman strikes and erotic pose, nude, except for her black garter-belt, thigh-high stockings and elaborate traditional head dress and ornate make-up. Yu Hang has digitally manipulate this c-print to transposed a dragon and an armored fighting warrior across her porcelain skin as if a tattoo. Yu merges tradition and modernity, docile femininity and aggressive masculinity. The margins and rich tones of her photographs tend to be intentionally blurred, making it intentionally unclear if one is viewing a painting or a photograph. This work measures 39.37 x 37.4 inches (100 x 95 cm) is unframed, and in excellent condition, from an edition of 10.

Yu Hang was born in 1981 in China, and graduated from the Sheng Yang Lu Yi Art School in 2001. She received a degree in 2006 from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China and received her Masters of Fine Arts at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2009 in Beijing, China. She is represented and exhibited by top galleries including Eli Klein Fine Art, NY and Yang Gallery amongst others. Recent Solo Exhibitions include in "China Avant Garde" in Los Angeles, “Chalk, Ink” at the Beijing Tangsheng Art Salon, “The Female Dormitory at The New Kaifeng Bridge” at the Longyibang Gallery in Beijing along with other numerous shows throughout Asia, Euorope and the US. The artist currently lives and works in China.

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  • The Artist. Present Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 39.37 x 37.4 in. (100 x 95 cm.)
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