Liu Ye 刘野
Chinese, born 1964
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High auction record
HKD $43m, Sotheby's, 2013
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2015
ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2015,
Hive Center for Contemporary Art
2014
The Armory Show 2014,
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)
2013
The Armory Show 2013,
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)

Liu Ye’s paintings are deceptively cheerful in their imagery and colors; beneath their childlike, almost cartoon-like simplicity, the works look critically at serious issues of globalization, economic crisis, and a sense of innocence lost in Mao Zedong’s China. Liu was equally influenced by the propagandistic art of …

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