Picture This: Man In Mao

From the spiegel online:


What’s in here? The Gao Brothers, a Chinese performance art team, onstage during the award ceremony for the Kandinsky Prize for modern art in Moscow. A gold-painted Mao-like figure breaks open to reveal a smaller figure of Lenin. A number of works using communist symbols won honors at the Kandinsky ceremony this year — including the winner, an enormous red star against a swath of real gold by Alexey Belyaev-Gintovt, which some protesters criticized as “Fascist.”

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