Art for the Masses – KAWS x Yue Minjun (岳敏君)

By - June 26th, 2008

Art for the Masses   KAWS x Yue Minjun (岳敏君)

Starting this Friday, June 27th, Taiwan’s gallery space Museum of Tomorrow (MOT) will be hosting a capsule exhibition, featuring 5 of the most prominent Chinese artists in the contemporary art world. Titled Art for the Masses, the mini exhibit includes 5 vinyl figurines from Jing Yu (金釹) and Liu Ye (劉野), Zhou Chun Ya (周春芽), long with Zhou Tie Hai (周鐵海), the first Chinese artist to create crossover work with Louis Vuitton. The centerpiece of the exhibition would be the unique collaboration between New York-based artist KAWS and Yue Min Jun (岳敏君), who is known world wide for his “laughing” portraits. The demand for Yue’s works is so great in fact, one set the record as the most expensive auctioned contemporary Chinese art last year at Sotheby’s.

To commemorate this special exhibit, Museum of Tomorrow (MOT) created limited at 100 sets per design, each will retails for TW$300,000 (~US$10,000). The exhibition will last till Saturday, July 27th.

Exhibition Date: June 27th (Friday) – July 27th (Sunday)

> KAWS

> Yue Min Jun (岳敏君)

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