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'Vietnam's Jackson Pollock' Xeo Chu sells art for $150,000

12-year-old's work captures hearts in New York

12-year-old artist Xeo Chu lies next to his painting. (Photo courtesy of Nguyen Hai Anh)

NEW YORK -- Six decades after American painter Jackson Pollock passed away, a 12-year-old Vietnamese artist often likened to the abstract-expressionist giant has opened a solo exhibition in the home of many Pollock masterpieces.

Georges Berges, whose Georges Berges Gallery in New York City is hosting Xeo Chu's "Big World, Little Eyes" show, is convinced that the boy is a young Jackson Pollock.

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