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Exhibition April 28 − July 28, 2019

Yves Klein, Lee Ufan, Din Ying. Complex souls

The Museum of Modern Art in Shanghai presents an exhibition "Complex souls», Consisting of works of three artists with different cultural backgrounds from the West and the East - Yves Klein, Lee Ufan and Dean Ina. The exhibition includes more than 100 works - paintings, sculptures and installations. This project explores the trajectory of an experimental artistic movement, comparing the visual languages of three artists that have prevailed in social changes and upheavals since the sixties.

Yves Klein (1928-1962) representative of the French avant-garde school in the 1950s-1960s. Lee Ufan (b. 1936) introduced the conceptual framework and practice to the Mono-ha (School of Things) movement in Japan in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was an active supporter of the Dansaekhwa movement (monochrome painting), which arose in the 1970s in Korea. Din Ying (b. 1962) has been known since the eighties for his abstract paintings, which culminated in Chinese contemporary art after the cultural and political turmoil of the 1960s.