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Yue Minjun

Mushroom Cloud, 2002

Acrylic on canvas
118 1/10 × 86 3/5 in
300 × 220 cm
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Property of an Important American Collector

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Yue Minjun is internationally …

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Property of an Important American Collector

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Yue Minjun is internationally acclaimed for his distinctive iconography and implicit political commentary in his oeuvre. Considered as one of the main protagonists of “Cynical Realism”, an art movement which emerged in the 1990s in response to the …

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Yue Minjun
Chinese, b. 1962
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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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About the work
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Phillips

Property of an Important American Collector

From the Catalogue:
Yue Minjun is internationally …

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Property of an Important American Collector

From the Catalogue:
Yue Minjun is internationally acclaimed for his distinctive iconography and implicit political commentary in his oeuvre. Considered as one of the main protagonists of “Cynical Realism”, an art movement which emerged in the 1990s in response to the …

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Signature
Signed and dated 'yue minjun 2002' lower right
Yue Minjun
Chinese, b. 1962
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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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Yue Minjun

Mushroom Cloud, 2002

Acrylic on canvas
118 1/10 × 86 3/5 in
300 × 220 cm
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