Yue Minjun
Chinese, born 1962
3,194 followers
Yue Minjun
Chinese, born 1962
3,194 followers
High auction record
$7m, Christie's, 2008
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Made in Asia,
Opera Gallery
The Monaco Masters Show - 10th Anniversary,
Opera Gallery
2015
Tempo,
Opera Gallery

In his oil paintings, Yue Minjun often inserts himself in iconic moments in art history, painting …

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In his oil paintings, Yue Minjun often inserts himself in iconic moments in art history, painting exaggerated self-portrait figures in candy colors. The figures bear wide smiles with gaping mouths as they enact poses from the works of Caravaggio and other artists from the Western canon. Transforming himself into an …

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