Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Another reason why Communists suck...

Warhol’s Mao Works Censored in China!

Mao Zedong’s [otherwise known as history's biggest mass murderer: Mao Tse-Tung] face has long graced trinkets and kitsch sold at tourist markets across China. But in the country’s top art museums, his most famous portrayal by a Westerner isn’t welcome.

Sorry, Andy Warhol.
Although the scion of Pop Art passed away in 1987, Warhol is still generating controversy. A vast traveling retrospective of his work, “Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal,” has already made stops in Singapore and Hong Kong as part of a two-year Asia tour, but when it moves to mainland China next month, the artist’s Mao paintings won’t be coming along.
Read about it here... this is what happens when the government decides everything for the good of everyone... cough, cough...