The Pioneers 02


Fang Lijun, Yue Minjun, Ai Weiwei
They are the first-tier artists in Chinese contemporary art, with works that have broken one record after another. As their names become brands sought after the world over, all three have built up a “Cult of Me” that seems both accessible, yet impenetrable. Who really are the persons behind the icons? And are they getting entrapped by the very success that marks them out from the field?