Wang Bin Torture in Commercial Quality, High Quality, and Museum Quality :: March 13 -April 6, 2010 :: Opening: March 20; 7:00 - 10:00 pm :: Open Source Gallery, 255 17th Street, Brooklyn, NY.
Ondrej Brody (CZ) & Kristofer Paetau’s (FIN) work, Painting China Now (2007), is the starting point for their new work on display at Open Source Gallery. Painting China Now is a collection of 30 oil paintings depicting violence inflicted by the Chinese government on Falun Dafa members. The paintings were rendered with varying degrees of realism by Chinese craftsmen* specializing in copying pictures sent via e-mail. These pictures, censored and forbidden in China, were painted with oil on canvas in China and then exported to Europe for exhibition display. Continue reading