THE FATHER AND MENTOR His father, on the hand, is the world-renowned and much respected Qingxiang Guo, art curator for one of the world?s largest corporations?the Dalian Wanda Group?the chairman of which is one of China?s richest men, Wang J ianlin, long time employer and close friend of the elder Guo. 8 8
In 2013, Guo arranged the purchase of ?Claude et Paloma,? a 1950 portrait by Pablo Picasso of his two youngest children. Expected to fetch between $9M-$12M USD, Guo acquiring it for $28.2M. In 2016, ?Claude et Paloma?was loaned to the Vancouver Art Gallery to be displayed as part of a 60-piece exhibition - Picasso: The Artist and His Muses.