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Wang Keping is a self-taught sculptor born in 1949 in Beijing. After being active in the Red Guard during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), he was a founding member of the dissident Stars group (Xingxing pai) in 1979. In 1984 he settled in Paris with his French wife Catherine.

Based on extract from Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009)

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    Self-taught sculptor born in 1949 in Beijing. After being active in the Red Guard during the Cultural Revolution, he was a founding member of the dissident Stars group (Xingxing pai) in 1979. In 1984 he settled in Paris with his French wife Catherine.

    Gift of the artist, 2009.

    In: Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009)

Further reading

Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), no. 96 on p. 287, illus. p. 287 fig. 96

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