Ye Yongqing is known for his paintings of birds and hit the headlines in 2010 when one of his artworks fetched US$37,300 at auction. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Chinese painter Ye Yongqing ‘deeply influenced’ by Belgian artist who accuses him of copying

  • The 61-year-old says he is trying to contact Christian Silvain, who alleges several of Ye’s paintings use identical style and symbols to his
  • Silvain saw Ye’s art after friends went to an exhibition of his work in Germany
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Ye Yongqing is known for his paintings of birds and hit the headlines in 2010 when one of his artworks fetched US$37,300 at auction. Photo: Oliver Tsang
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