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This rare silkscreen print in colors is loose as issued and in perfect condition. Published as part of the larger "The Giants of the Contemporary Chinese Art" portfolio. This exciting print rarely comes to auction.

Chinese Contemporary artist Yue Minjun is best known for his Neo-Pop self-portraits as seen here depicting himself frozen in laughter in different settings. In this rare print, the artist depicts himself up close, with one hand to his forehead, laughing against a backdrop of a bucolic landscape and a bright blue sky. His known for this bright, flat bright use of color, especially electric blue, vivid white as well as bubble-gum pink to depict the color of his skin.

Yue Minjun is one of the most famous Chinese Artists working today, associated with Cynical Realism and the Chinese Avant-Garde artists.
He currently resides in the artistic hot-bed of Songzhuang Village. Yue Minjun's most recent solo exhibition was held last September 2011 at the prestigious Pace Gallery-Beijing, China and his paintings and prints sell at international auction to the top collectors and museums in the world.

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Provenance:
  • The Publisher, China. Present Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 21.7 x 29.1 in. (55.12 x 73.91 cm.)
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