Chinese dissident artist Badiucao poses next to his artwork entitled ‘Carrie Lam, 2018’ at the opening of his exhibition in Brescia, Italy. Photo: AFP
Chinese dissident artist Badiucao poses next to his artwork entitled ‘Carrie Lam, 2018’ at the opening of his exhibition in Brescia, Italy. Photo: AFP
Italy

Dissident Chinese artist Badiucao’s exhibit opens in Italy despite pressure from China to cancel

  • The exhibition, which runs until February 13, features provocative works ranging from oil paintings to installations and performance art
  • A previous attempt by the former assistant to Ai Weiwei to stage a solo show in Hong Kong in 2018 was cancelled under pressure

Topic |   Italy
Chinese dissident artist Badiucao poses next to his artwork entitled ‘Carrie Lam, 2018’ at the opening of his exhibition in Brescia, Italy. Photo: AFP
Chinese dissident artist Badiucao poses next to his artwork entitled ‘Carrie Lam, 2018’ at the opening of his exhibition in Brescia, Italy. Photo: AFP
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