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"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.

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Provenance:
  • The Publisher. Present Collection, Asia.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 26.4 x 26.4 in. (67.06 x 67.06 cm.)

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