275. Zhang Dali
Demolition: Forbidden City, Beijing (from Dialogue with Demolition) (1998)
Signed, signed in Chinese, titled and dated Beijing 1998 on the reverse
Color photograph on canvas scroll, 184.6 x 130 cm
Zhang Dali is a performance artist, graffiti artist and sculptor, who currently lives and works between Beijing and Bologna.
For this series the Chinese artist spray-painted his profile – often as a demolished 'cut out' – across Beijing, in this work shown with the Forbidden City in the background.
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