Based out of Beijing, Zhu Wei’s art is inherently political. The figures of China China bow in unison and wear matching suits. By giving his figures a cartoon-like appearance, Zhu Wei lightheartedly mocks the all too common practice of obeying without confrontation. He takes it even further by casting them in bronze and thus memorializing this satire of Chinese culture.
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Dimensions: 74.8″ x 34.25″ x 22.4″
Year Completed: 2003
Owner: Gateway Foundation