Wang Guangyi (1957)

 

Konka (Great Criticism)

2003

50 x 40 cm

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated

 

Provenance:

Private collection, USA

Sotheby's, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Chinese artist Wang Guangyi was born in Harbin in 1957. 
The painting 'Konka' is a fine example of the great criticism series which he started in 1990 and which depicts propaganda images of the Cultural Revolution and contemporary logo's. Konka is a Chinese manufacturers of electronics products and stands for capitalism, the numbers in this painting symbolise the Chinese workers, who are just a number in China.

 

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