First Zeng Fanzhi Solo Show on the West Coast Opens at Fabien Fryns Fine Art

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LOS ANGELES, CA.- Fabien Fryns Fine Art in Los Angeles presents an exhibition of works by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi. The exhibition – consisting of 2 “Warhol” and 3 “Mao” portraits – is the artist’s, one of Chinese contemporary art’s brightest stars, first solo show on the West Coast. The exhibition opens on October 2, 2010, from 5 to 7p.m. and ends on December 4, 2010. This exhibition coincides with the launch of the new monograph “Zeng Fanzhi” published by Hatje Cantz which includes a foreword by Fabien Fryns and a text by Dr Richard Shiff. The natural inclination with an exhibition like this is to make comparisons between Zeng Fanzhi and Warhol. In Warhol’s “Mao” prints (as in his “Marilyn Monroe” and his own self portrait prints), his candied repackaging of global pop icons not only serves to monumentalize his subjects—more importantly, i