Shin Yun Bok, Korean painter 18 Century Choseon Dynasty

Shin Yun-bok, better known by his pen name Hyewon (1758–1813), was a Korean painter of the Choseon Dynasty Like his contemporaries Danwon and Geunjae he is known for his realistic depictions of daily life in his time. His genre paintings are distinctly more erotic than Danwon's, a fact which contributed to his expulsion from the royal painting … Continue reading Shin Yun Bok, Korean painter 18 Century Choseon Dynasty

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Yue Min Jun, Chinese painter

  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, water colour and prints.