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"Golden Gate" (2006). Hand-painted cast fiberglass. Dimensions: 45.25 x 14.25 x 17.25 inches (115 x 36 x 44 cm), This is edition 8 of 8 and in excellent condition. The use of the iconic yellow Wrigley's gum wrapper to recreate the famous 'Golden Gate' Bridge in San Francisco is a pun on the name of the bridge (yellow for the color gold) but also a nod Western Pop Artists. This is one of Jiao's largest and most important works to date. Jiao is famous for taking everyday items such as discarded packing boxes, gum wrappers, or crumpled bags from designer stores, and transforms them into hyper-realistic aesthetic objects cast in resin, marble, bronze or glass.

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Provenance:
  • The Artist Private Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 45.25 x 14.25 x 17.25 in. (114.94 x 36.2 x 43.82 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer
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