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Chinese Sculptor Moulds Memory of Mao

YAN'AN, CHINA (REUTERS).- Sculptor Wang Wenhai has dedicated his life to one man - China's controversial former paramount leader Mao Zedong. Since Mao's death in 1976, Wang has made well over 2,000 sculptures of the "Great Helmsman," most of them from...

Chinese Sculptor Moulds Memory of Mao

YAN'AN, CHINA (REUTERS).- Sculptor Wang Wenhai has dedicated his life to one man - China's controversial former paramount leader Mao Zedong. Since Mao's death in 1976, Wang has made well over 2,000 sculptures of the "Great Helmsman," most of them from...

James Cohan Gallery Presents Catch the Moon in the Water: Emerging...

NEW YORK, NY.- James Cohan Gallery presents the group exhibition, Catch the Moon in the Water: Emerging Chinese Artists, running from June 16 through July 29, 2011. Over the past decade, while the West consumed new art from China, a young generation of...

Exceptional Complete Portfolio of Mao by Andy Warhol Offered on artnet...

NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions announces an important offering of Andy Warhol’s original, complete portfolio of 10 Mao color screen prints from 1972. Close analysis of past auction results reveals that the majority of Mao suites have been broken u...

Exceptional Complete Portfolio of Mao by Andy Warhol Offered on artnet...

NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions announces an important offering of Andy Warhol’s original, complete portfolio of 10 Mao color screen prints from 1972. Close analysis of past auction results reveals that the majority of Mao suites have been broken u...

Christie’s to Present The Beauty of Art: An Exhibition of Modern...

NEW YORK, NY.- In conjunction with Asian Art Week (March 22-25), Christie’s New York will mount a rare presentation of one of 20th century China’s most distinctive artists, in the special exhibition The Beauty of Art: An Exhibition of Paintin...

Mammoth Sculpture of the Ancient Philosopher Confucius Shows Up on China’s...

BEIJING (AP).- There's a new face keeping Chairman Mao company on Tiananmen Square. A mammoth sculpture of the ancient philosopher Confucius was unveiled this week off one side of the vast plaza. It's a jarring juxtaposition for a square the ruling Co...

Andy Warhol, Pinball All Appeal at Dennis Hopper Auction at Christie’s...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- From the sublime to the silly, artwork, furniture and memorabilia owned by Dennis Hopper was auctioned off in New York this week. Typical was an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong which the actor shot two bullets through and still ...

Mammoth Sculpture of the Ancient Philosopher Confucius Shows Up on China’s...

BEIJING (AP).- There's a new face keeping Chairman Mao company on Tiananmen Square. A mammoth sculpture of the ancient philosopher Confucius was unveiled this week off one side of the vast plaza. It's a jarring juxtaposition for a square the ruling Co...

Dennis Hopper’s Bullet-Hole Andy Warhol Sells for $302,500 Today at Christie’s

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- An Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong that actor Dennis Hopper shot two bullets through sold for $302,500 at Christie's on Tuesday, more than 10 times its high estimate. The 1972 screenprint from Hopper's art collection is done in ...

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