Sunday, January 31, 2010

Chairman Mao Tse-Tung Unexpected Return

Photoshop image of Chairman Mao Tse Tong, "Unexpected Return" strides through door accompanied by Li Yuhe, Li Tiemei, characters from "The Legend of the Lantern"

Mao's arrival interrupts a deal taking place with George Bush (43), fallen Shanghai Party Secretary Chen Liangyu seated at the table, seated next to Zhang Weiyang, Dean of Guanghua School of Management at the piano is successful businessman Ren Zhiqiang.

Image has become popular subsequent to a China Value post last year.

Netizen named "Zuoke" painted a peculiar oil painting entitled "Mao Tse-Tung Unexpected Return." Characters include Chairman Mao, Li Yuhe, Li Tiemei, negative character includes George Bush and a triangle of special interests including, Zhang Weiying representing Academia, Ren Zhiqiang from Business and Chen Liangyu for Politics. Mao unexpectedly returns just as soon as the money is being divided.

Image is based upon the 19th century painting
Unexpected Visitors, Unexpected Guests, showing the Homecoming of a Soldier from War by Ilya Ripen.

Critics of the photoshop image call it "worthless" while supporters say, "Long live Chairman Mao, One World, Different Dreams."

More here in Chinese Via Wang Xiaodong Blog

H/T: EU--China Managers Association