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Liu Xiaodong

Bent Rib, 2010

Oil on canvas
59 1/10 × 55 1/10 in
150 × 140 cm
Location
Nordhavn, Beijing, Venice
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Liu Xiaodong
Chinese, b. 1963
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Liu Xiaodong paints spontaneously from snapshots of friends, family, and everyday life, and is known for his strong brushwork, precise figuration, and rich colors. Early in his career, Liu emphasized scenery and traditional brushwork to create the most realistic realizations of his subjects possible; however, he eventually discarded this practice for cropped framing, unusual perspective, and the use of color to heighten emotion. He is strongly influenced by the paintings of Lucien Freud.

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About the work
Exhibition history
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© Liu Xiaodong Studio
Liu Xiaodong
Chinese, b. 1963
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Liu Xiaodong paints spontaneously from snapshots of friends, family, and everyday life, and is known for his strong brushwork, precise figuration, and rich colors. Early in his career, Liu emphasized scenery and traditional brushwork to create the most realistic realizations of his subjects possible; however, he eventually discarded this practice for cropped framing, unusual perspective, and the use of color to heighten emotion. He is strongly influenced by the paintings of Lucien Freud.

Liu Xiaodong

Bent Rib, 2010

Oil on canvas
59 1/10 × 55 1/10 in
150 × 140 cm
Location
Nordhavn, Beijing, Venice
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