Zhou Tiehai - The Great Dictator, 2009 (detail)

Zhou Tiehai

China 1966

Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art

Zhou Tiehai
Zhou Tiehai
March 21, 2013

Zhou Tiehai is a Chinese artist who, through his appropriations and conceptual work, wittily manages to take advantage of the art market while exposing its absurdities. Even though his large-scale airbrush paintings are highly sought after, the artist doesn’t contribute to the artworks final form – the whole process is executed by a team of assistants.

Featured image: Zhou Tiehai – The Great Dictator, 2009 (detail)