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Thursday, March 22, 2007

Yen for Yue

Yue Minjun GoldfishThe New York Times can smell a winner. A few months ago, I questioned the Gray Lady's obsession with Chinese artist Yue Minjun. Within a week and a half, the Times published three articles or items on the artist. Well, yesterday Yue Minjun's "Goldfish" was sold at Sotheby's for $1.4 million, a record for the artist. Yue Minjun's paintings feature multiple self-portraits with a big smile and laughing. Not really my cup of tea. (Image via

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