Auction | China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd.
2017 Autumn Auctions
The Schoeni Family Collection

Nie Mu (B.1973)
Twins(Executed in 2007)

Oil on canvas

105 × 85 cm 41 3/8 × 33 1/2 in.

Signed in Chinese and English,dated on upper center
1999,Spring Dream—Solo Exhibition of Nie Mu,Schoeni Art Gallery,Hong Kong

This work is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by Schoeni Art Gallery,Hong KongThe Dream of Youth by Nie Mu
Nie Mu was born in Xinjiang Province in 1973.After graduation from Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fines Arts(CAFA),she was admitted to the Department of Printmaking at CAFA.At present,she is holding multiple positions as an artist,a curator and the operator of China Art Seasons Gallery in Beijing.In 1999,she held her first solo exhibition “Spring Dream” at Hong Kong Schoeni Art Gallery,and later exhibited her works at Today Art Museum,China Art Seasons Gallery and other art institutions.In 2009,her solo exhibition at Galerie Urs Meile was recommended and followed by insiders of the art circle,such as Ai Weiwei and Philip Tinari.
The work Twins(Lot888)which used to be exhibited in Spring Dream was created in Nie Mu’s blossom age 24.On the bright yellow ground color,two ladies with short hairs wearing sling dresses are arms crossed.One of the ladies consciously closes her eyes.The other,with her eyes open,seems undetermined,like a fledgling young woman puzzled and lost in the world.The work applies bright but soft colors to describe in details the sour and sweet tastes in modern women’s lives,which would touch the heart chord of the audience.

Price estimate:
HKD: 10,000 – 20,000
USD: 1,300 – 2,600

Auction Result:
HKD: 11,800



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