Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong
Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Miffy with a beak, Eric Cartman from South Park in Balenciaga – artists deny plagiarism and say they have appropriated cartoon characters

  • Chinese artist and art professor Feng Feng, who put a beak on cartoon rabbit Miffy, says he seeks to present new issues by tapping into viewers’ memories
  • Ernest Chang put Lucy from Peanuts in Versace and a South Park character in Balenciaga, a comment on how kids are bombarded by both cartoons and luxury logos

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Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong
Ernest Chang with some of his works at The Stallery gallery, Hong Kong. He appropriates popular figures for his paintings, and says: “I aim to use the characters as a tool that ultimately adds to the whole piece.” Photo: Jonathan Wong
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