Chairman Mao (Mao Zedong) is one of the most reproduced men of all time: countless millions of interpretations remind the world of the man’s (and the myth’s) importance to China and the world. This visual celebration has been revisited in recent years through art: Chinese artists grappling with Mao’s legacy and his policies—and often challenging modern politics in China at the same
Art Mao is the first comprehensive attempt to collate this remarkable art and present it in a portable, easy-to-use format. Art Mao, the little red book of Chinese art since 1949, includes works by artists Ai Weiwei, Yu Youhan, Zhang Xiaogang, Zhang Huan, Zeng Fangzhi, Shen Jiawei and Xiao Feng—to name but a few—and is published to coincide with the 120th anniversary of Mao’s birth.
Pub Date - June 2015
Price - $45
Format - Paperback
Pages - 442