Kehinde Wiley is a New York based painter who is known for his paintings of contemporary urban African American men in poses taken from the annals of art history. His painting style has been compared to that of such traditional portraitists as Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian and Ingres. The Columbus M
Yue Minjun is a contemporary Chinese artist based in Beijing, China. He is best known for oil paintings depicting himself in various settings, frozen in laughter. He has also reproduced this signature image in sculpture, watercolor and prints. While Yue is often classified as part of the Chinese "Cyn
His best-known work is his Portrait of China series, very large Warhol-style oil portraits in a red/turquoise palette, of Chinese fashion model faces with vacant diverging eyes.
His early paintings were inspired by 1930s Shanghai posters.
His more recent work is based on the red and green of tradi
Critical analyses of Zhang Xiaogang's work are usually based on its iconography and style, which reveal a strong consistency whether the works are studied from the angle of artistic intention or personal history. If we look at the "phenomenon" of Zhang Xiaogang, and consider elements of his art that