Liu Yu is known for his bright hued paintings of childlike female figures. His father was an author of children’s books during the cultural revolutions and Liu Ye would often create illustrations for these books. He would also hide banned children’s books in a black chest, including titles such as Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales.
Auction Record (2013) : US$ 4,773,000
Average Auction Sales Price (2015) : US$ 520,650