Saturday, October 13, 2007

'Execution' artist rejects Tiananmen label

"Yue Minjun acknowledges that 'Execution,' inspired by the bloody Tiananmen crackdown in 1989, is the most politically sensitive of his work.

"But while Tiananmen served as the catalyst, the oil painting should not be seen as depicting what happened at Tiananmen, the Beijing-based artist said this week through a translator in a phone interview ..."

Painting's owner 'un-Executed'

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