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Xiaodong Liu

 (born 1963)
Xiaodong Liu is active/lives in New York / Asia, China.  Xiaodong Liu is known for vivid portraits, figure and genre of everyday life in China.

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Xiaodong Liu


The following text is from The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2011.  It references an exhibition, "Hometown", in the Ullen's Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, January and February 2011.

"A Chinese Hometown Boy Makes Good: Liu Ixaodong, a star of the contemporary-art market, returns to the factory town of his childhood"

by Alexandra A. Seno

Liu Xiaodong makes intimate portraits to convey big stories about China.

In recent years, Mr. Liu has become a star of the contemporary-art market, where his vivid portraits and depictions of everyday life in China have attracted major collectors. In April 2008, an Asian buyer paid $7.9 million at Sotheby's for Mr. Liu's Battlefield Realism: The E  ...  Displaying 750 of 4712 characters.



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About  Xiaodong Liu

Born:  1963 - Liaoning, China
Known for:  vivid portraits, figure and genre of everyday life in China