Measurment motif 64x69 cm. Mounted and framed. Measurment with frame 93x98 cm.
Not examined out of frame.
Purchased from Nagel Auctionhouse, from the sale of the Property from the estate of Juergen L. Fischer, Ascona. China III, no 729, lot nr 1112. 1 of 6.
Jürgen L Fisher (1939-2013), had an early interest in Chinese porcelain and antiques. He built up a vast collection and published the book, Chiniesicher Kunst. He was also well known as a collector of snuff bottles, and in 2002 he published ‘Snuff Bottles- Kostbarkeiten Chinesischer Kleinkunst’. Mr Fisher made several journeys to China to visit the art academies and purchase art from artists from the early 1980’s and onwards. His collection was sold through Nagel from 2010 and onwards.
Exhibited in Beijing in 2006 in the exhibit "Western Eye- Early Contemporary Chinese Painting", that were held in Beijing Imperial City Art Museum, in the forbidden city. The Exhibition were filmed by CCTV who also did an intervju with Jürgen Fisher, the interview is available at youtube.
The artist is famous for his performance art. He belongs to the frist group of master students at Central Academy of Fine Arts, CAFA, Beijing 1985-1989. He is now a teacher at CAFA, Beijing.
Zhen Yuke is cofounder of Concept 21, Chinas first performance art group. He participated in the MoMa exhibition "Inside Out: New Chinese Art, 15 sept 1998-3 jan 1999.