A Chinese artist has sparked widespread condemnation for posing naked with his father's decades-old remains. Photo: Artand.cn

Chinese artist gets naked with late father’s remains but is it art?

  • Widespread condemnation over photographs published one day after China’s annual festival to honour the departed
  • Social media account suspended but artist’s mother supportive of his actions
Topic |   China Society

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A Chinese artist has sparked widespread condemnation for posing naked with his father's decades-old remains. Photo: Artand.cn
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Purged Chinese Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang, centre, addressing students in May 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Tiananmen anniversary prompts raised security at Zhao Ziyang’s family home

  • Late Communist Party leader’s friends and relatives face heightened police checks before paying their respects as part of traditional festival
  • Security tighter than previous years
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown

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Purged Chinese Communist Party leader Zhao Ziyang, centre, addressing students in May 1989 at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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