Gao Brothers

Gao Brothers

Beijing based fraternal pair Gao Brothers have been collaborating on nstallation, performance, sculpture, photography works and writing now for three decades and shocking museums around the world with their guerrilla tactic art, one such featuring an apologetic Chairman Mao on his knees with a detachable head. Exhibitions by the Gao brothers, whose work the authorities find politically challenging, have been shut down in the past, and their studio has been raided. So they keep the head of Mao hidden in a separate location — reuniting it with its body only on special occasions to show friends and colleagues. Normally, the body of the statue remains headless, unidentifiable and nonthreatening.

Gao Brothers

Gao Brothers

Gao Brothers

Gao Brothers

Read more about them on the NY Times.

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  • anonymous

    boring artwork is boring

  • neilius

    boring comments by anonymous pricks are boring

  • Legion

    as NEILIUS has reminded us, pictures of boring art on the internet is VERY SERIOUS BUSINESS

  • Required

    i like it

  • Entorc

    Really guys trolling art now? Go back to the internets leave the internet alone.

  • bdm

    Love it!

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