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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Wang Guangyi

1956 Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province
1984 Graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts
Lives and works in Beijing

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1997 Gallery Klaus Littmann, Basel,
1994 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1993 Bellet Gallery, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2002 Conceptual Images – 2002 Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum
Paris-Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
The First Triennial of Chinese Arts, Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou
2001 Towards a New Image: Twenty years of  Chinese Contemporary Painting, National Art Museum, Beijing; Art Museum, Shanghai; Art Museum, Guangzhou; Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
1998   China! , Touring Exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
1997 Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom, Chinese Art of the 1990′, Galerie Rudolfini, Prague, Czech Republic  ( cat.)
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
China! Touring Exhibition, Artist’s House, Vienna, Austria
Charlottengburg Exhibition Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Zacheta Modern Art Mudrum, Warsaw, Poland
Quotation Marks, Modern Art Museum, Singapore
Gallery Klaus Littmann, Basel, Switzerland
1996 Ludwig Forum, Fur Internationale, Kunst, Germany
China! , Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany  ( cat. )
Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland, Australia
Art 27 ’96 International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1995 Des Pais del Centre, Avantguardes Artistiques Xineses, Santa Monica Art Centre, Barcelona, Spain  ( cat.)
Beyond Ideology: New Art from China, Haus der Kulture das Welt, Hamburg, Germany
New Asian Art Show, Touring Exhibition, Japan
Kampnagel, Halle-K3, Hamburg, Germany
Art to Swatch, The Museum of Architecture and Design, The Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, USA
1994 22nd International Biennial of S? Paolo, Brazil  ( cat. )
Seoul 600 International Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1993-7 China’s New Art Post ?1989, Touring Exhibition, City Hall/ Art Centre, HongKong    Marlborough Gallery, London, UKs   Museum of Contemporary Art,   Sidney, Australia, USA
1993-4 China Avant-garde, Touring Exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Kunsthall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Brandts Klaederfabrik, Odense, Denmark
Hildesheim Art Gallery, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
1993 XLV Biennale di Venezia, Italy  ( cat. )
1992 Mao Goes Pop, China Post 1989, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia  ( cat. )
The First 1990’s Biennial Art Fair, Guangzhou
1991 Gallery Bianca Pilat, Milan, Italy
1990 Modern Chinese Art, Tokio Art Gallery, Tokio, Japan
I don`t Want to Play Cards with Cezanne, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena,  California, USA
1989 China /Avantgarde, National Arts Gallery, Beijing

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