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CRIMES AGAINST POSTERITY: Exhibit E

CRIMES AGAINST POSTERITY: Exhibit E

Such a darling setup – and magnified, of course, to domineering proportions. Life-size, it seems, was not impressive enough, not quite as instructive. These are the days of magnitude over quantity, or quality, for that matter- the time of things that make your chin raise. And what a message! What an image! The light falls […]


Dear Lion Statue Guarding the Spot Where Yang Bangyi Had His Chest Cut Open

Dear Lion Statue Guarding the Spot Where Yang Bangyi Had His Chest Cut Open, You must be proud. That is a tremendous responsibility you have there – as everyone knows, the Spot Where Yang Bangyi Had His Chest Cut Open is one of China’s most precious and well-known landmarks, secondary perhaps only to the Forbidden […]


Traces of Progress: Aesthetic Understanding

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NEW OLYMPIC STATUE SPOTTED IN YICHANG!

Yichang, CHINA – The statue, which depicts the rings synonymous with the Olympic Games, is most likely part of an effort by the Yichang municipality to express its solidarity with the Chinese capital. While the games are being held far from Hubei province, the people of the small city along the Yangtze hope to draw […]