Chen Danqing is a Chinese/American artist, writer and art critic born in Shanghai and graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is now a US citizen having moved there in the 1980s. He is known mainly for his Realist paintings, which he created shortly after China’s opening in the late 1970s and early 1980s. His most widely acclaimed work features portraits of Tibetans.
Auction Record (2011): US$ 3,090,000
Average Auction Sales Price (2015): US$ 267,565