Ding Yi 丁乙

Chinese, b. 1962

498 Following
Bio

Inspired by the Zen practice of calligraphy, painter Ding Yi is a pioneer of abstraction in China, completely rejecting narrative and representation in his practice. He creates colorful, abstract geometric works through an exacting process: each …

Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Filter by
This is based on the artwork’s average dimension.
Appearance of Crosses – 9, 2002
Sold on May 25, 2021
HK$2,875,000
Realized price
Increase
311% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
acrylic and glitter on tartan
160.0 x 140.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
HK$2,875,000
Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Description
DING YI (B. 1962) signed and dated 'Ding Yi 2002' (lower right) acrylic and glitter on tartan 140 × 160 cm. (55 1/8 x 63 in.) Painted in 2002
Appearance of Crosses – 9, 2002
acrylic and glitter on tartan
May 25, 2021
Christie's
HK$2,875,000
Realized price
Increase
311% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
160.0 x 140.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$2,875,000
Description
DING YI (B. 1962) signed and dated 'Ding Yi 2002' (lower right) acrylic and glitter on tartan 140 × 160 cm. (55 1/8 x 63 in.) Painted in 2002
Appearance of Crosses 96-B25 | 十示 - 96B25, 1996
Sold on Jan 19, 2021
HK$107,100
Realized price
Decrease
7% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pastel, chalk, charcoal on paper
68.5 x 52.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
HK$107,100
Auction Sale
Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
pastel, chalk, charcoal on paper signed in Chinese, titled and dated 1996 52 by 68.5 cm. 20½ by 27 in. 粉彩、粉筆及炭筆紙本 1996年作 款識 《Appearance of Crosses 96-B25》,丁乙,1996 52 x 68.5 公分,20½ x 27 英寸
Appearance of Crosses 96-B25 | 十示 - 96B25, 1996
pastel, chalk, charcoal on paper
Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$107,100
Realized price
Decrease
7% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
68.5 x 52.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$107,100
Description
pastel, chalk, charcoal on paper signed in Chinese, titled and dated 1996 52 by 68.5 cm. 20½ by 27 in. 粉彩、粉筆及炭筆紙本 1996年作 款識 《Appearance of Crosses 96-B25》,丁乙,1996 52 x 68.5 公分,20½ x 27 英寸
Appearance of Crosses 96-B4, 1996
Sold on Sep 30, 2020
$40,000
Realized price
Increase
167% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
67.2 x 51.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$40,000
Auction Sale
Sep 30, 2020
Christie's
Description
signed in Chinese, and dated ‘1996.’ (lower right); titled 'Appearance of Crosses 96-B4’ (lower left) watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper 51.5 x 67.2 cm. (20 1/3 x 26 1/2 in.) Executed in 1996
Appearance of Crosses 96-B4, 1996
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
Sep 30, 2020
Christie's
$40,000
Realized price
Increase
167% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
67.2 x 51.5 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Sep 30, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$40,000
Description
signed in Chinese, and dated ‘1996.’ (lower right); titled 'Appearance of Crosses 96-B4’ (lower left) watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper 51.5 x 67.2 cm. (20 1/3 x 26 1/2 in.) Executed in 1996
Appearance of Crosses 96-B9, 1996
Sold on Apr 30, 2020
$18,750
Realized price
Increase
25% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
67.0 x 52.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$18,750
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
Description
Appearance of Crosses 96-B9, 1996
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
$18,750
Realized price
Increase
25% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
67.0 x 52.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$18,750
No artwork image
Appearance of Crosses 96-B9, 1996
Sold on Mar 19, 2020
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
52 x 67 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2020
Christie's
Description
DING YI (B. 1962) _Appearance of Crosses 96-B9_ signed in Chinese, and dated ‘1996’ (lower right); titled 'Appearance of Crosses 96-B9’ (lower left) watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper 52 x 67 cm. (20 1/2 x 26 3/8 in.) Executed in 1996
No artwork image
Appearance of Crosses 96-B9, 1996
watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper
Mar 19, 2020
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
52 x 67 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
DING YI (B. 1962) _Appearance of Crosses 96-B9_ signed in Chinese, and dated ‘1996’ (lower right); titled 'Appearance of Crosses 96-B9’ (lower left) watercolor, oil stick, pastel, chalk, charcoal, and ink on paper 52 x 67 cm. (20 1/2 x 26 3/8 in.) Executed in 1996
APPEARANCE OF CROSSES 2008-23, 2008
Sold on Oct 7, 2019
HK$687,500
Realized price
Decrease
2% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
acrylic, chalk, charcoal and pencil on canvas
140.0 x 120.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
HK$687,500
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2019
Sotheby's
Description
APPEARANCE OF CROSSES 2008-23, 2008
acrylic, chalk, charcoal and pencil on canvas
Oct 7, 2019
Sotheby's
HK$687,500
Realized price
Decrease
2% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
140.0 x 120.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2019
Sotheby's
Realized Price
HK$687,500
Appearance Of Cross 96-38, 1996
Sold on Jun 3, 2019
CN¥1,265,000
Realized price
Increase
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
Oil on canvas
160.0 x 140.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
CN¥1,265,000
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2019
China Guardian
Description
Appearance Of Cross 96-38, 1996
Oil on canvas
Jun 3, 2019
China Guardian
CN¥1,265,000
Realized price
Increase
20% est
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
160.0 x 140.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Jun 3, 2019
China Guardian
Realized Price
CN¥1,265,000
Untitled, 1998
Sold on May 28, 2019
Bought in
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
acrylic on tartan fabric
73.5 x 51.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 28, 2019
Christie's
Description
Untitled, 1998
acrylic on tartan fabric
May 28, 2019
Christie's
Bought in
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Painting
73.5 x 51.0 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
May 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Untitled, 1998
Sold on May 21, 2019
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right)
51 x 73.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Description
DING YI (CHINA, B. 1962) _Untitled_ signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right) acrylic on tartan fabric 51 x 73.5 cm. (20 1/8 x 28 7/8 in.) Painted in 1998
Untitled, 1998
signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right)
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
51 x 73.5 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
DING YI (CHINA, B. 1962) _Untitled_ signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right) acrylic on tartan fabric 51 x 73.5 cm. (20 1/8 x 28 7/8 in.) Painted in 1998
No artwork image
Untilted, 1998
Sold on May 21, 2019
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right)
51 x 73.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Description
DING YI (CHINA, B. 1962) _Untilted_ signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right) acrylic on tartan fabric 51 x 73.5 cm. (20 1/8 x 28 7/8 in.) Painted in 1998
No artwork image
Untilted, 1998
signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right)
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Price not available
Reveal more
Artwork Info
Work on Paper
51 x 73.5 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
May 21, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
DING YI (CHINA, B. 1962) _Untilted_ signed in Chinese and dated '1998' (lower right) acrylic on tartan fabric 51 x 73.5 cm. (20 1/8 x 28 7/8 in.) Painted in 1998