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Wang Guangyi (Chinese, b.1957)
LOT ID: 82586
WTO (From the 'Great Criticism Series'), 2006

Lithograph, on Rives BFK paper
26.4 х 26.4 in. (67.06 x 67.06 cm.)
Signed, inscribed, in pencil and numbered.
Print/Casting Year 2006
Edition 199
Foundry/Publisher Kwai Po Collection Ltd
Lot description
"WTO (From the 'Great Criticism Series')" (2006) is an iconic color lithograph by Chinese Contemporary artist Wang Guangyi (China, B. 1957), and is one of his most sought-after images. Print measures 26.40 x 26.40 inches. is in mint condition and has never been framed, from ed. of 199. Wang Guangyi's aesthetic entails combining propaganda images and photographs from Communist China - and fusing them with Western commercial brands and logos. On a surface level, his work intentionally imitates Andy Warhol's Pop Art works, but their content is a more complex commentary on socialism and consumerism.
WTO (From the 'Great Criticism Series') by Wang Guangyi
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