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
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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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

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
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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