Red guard during the Cultural Revolution in China, Ming was at one time a painter for Maoist propaganda, before coming to France to study at the school of Fine Arts. He has became a major figure in the contemporary art world. Classical and academic painter, Ming has revisited many different styles, drawing inspiration from the great masters. His work includes a Mona Lisa tryptic, some erotic paintings and even portraits of Marylin Monroe, Prince Charles or Jacques Chirac. After the Louvre, his work is going to be added to the collections of the Petit Palais and the Musée d’Orsay, hanging besides other great masters . This film showcases his consecration : Ming is a star.

A film by Michel Quinejure

Producers: Premières Lignes & Pendant ce temps là 
FR broadcaster: France 5
International sales: CLPB Rights