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Liu Ye
HATJE CANTZ

Clth, 9 x 12.5 in. / 200 pgs / 200 color. | 7/28/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783775739221 | $60.00



Liu Ye
BLUE KINGFISHER

Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 134 pgs / 60 color. | 7/1/2007 | Not available
ISBN 9789889960933 | $25.00



Liu YeLiu Ye

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Edited by Christoph Noe. Text by Paul Moorhouse, Philip Tinari, Zhu Zhu.

Inspired by his father, a children's book author, Beijing-based artist Liu Ye's (born 1964) paintings are reminiscent of cartoons and illustrations in children's books. This first catalogue raisonné featuring Ye's sensitive, small-format works provides an overview of his creative output during 1991–2013.

PUBLISHER
HATJE CANTZ

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 9 x 12.5 in. / 200 pgs / 200 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 7/28/2015
Forthcoming

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CATALOG: SPRING 2015 p. 189   

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STATUS: Forthcoming | 7/28/2015

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Liu YeLiu Ye

Published by Blue Kingfisher.
Text by Bernhard Fibicher, Zhu Zhu.

Liu Ye's unique experience as one of the few Beijing-based artists to travel regularly between Europe and China has allowed him, in his own words, "to concentrate on himself." During his youth, Liu was heavily influenced by the Cultural Revolution. In his art, he negotiates the dual effect of this cataclysmic social movement and its corresponding kitsch propaganda art, creating an aesthetic world that appears to be superficially naive, but below the surface, is anything but. It is a world shaped by memories from Liu Ye's younger years, taking in fairy tales and a child's concept of happiness. By juxtaposing the catastrophes of recent world history with figures of winged girls and boys, Liu Ye's art drifts back into adolescence while sifting through these emotionally-laden memories. In work not far removed from sentimentality and the deceptive quality of kitsch, he combines the imagination and sensitivity of fantasy with the rigor of philosophical inquiry.

PUBLISHER
BLUE KINGFISHER

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 134 pgs / 60 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 7/1/2007
Out of print

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: FALL 2007 p. 132   

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ISBN 9789889960933 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $25.00 CDN $25.00

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STATUS: Out of print | 11/28/2010

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