Edition size: An unsigned proof aside from the the standard edition of 50
Size: 80 x 61 cm, 31.7 x 23.8 in
Markings: This work is a unsigned and unnumbered Artist Proof, aside from the reported edition of 50 with a blindstamp on the reverse
Condition: Pristine, very faint mark in the lower right section
Provenance: Acquired from George C.P. Mulder by the previous owner
Publisher: George C.P. Mulder, Amsterdam
ABOUT THE WORK:
Liu-Ye is a contemporary Chinese artist, celebrated for his colourful, playful images. Inspired by Western abstract artists, he often creates stylised paintings of young children standing before artworks. Unlike many of his peers, Liu’s oeuvre does not base itself on the current political issues in China, instead there's a sense of child-like escapism, imaginings and interests. “Seeking beauty is the last chance for human beings,” Liu-Ye explained, “It is like shooting at the goal; it arouses an emotion that is wild with joy.”
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