REVIEW: MAP OFFICE: "The Oven of Straw" @ Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

ArtAsiaPacific
Jul 30, 2013 7:42AM

The farmer, the broker; the cultivator, the investor; the producer, the seller. These relationships formed the basis of MAP Office’s exhibition “The Oven of Straw,” which occupied the main hall of Beijing’s Ullens Center for Contemporary Art last month. In an era of spiralling economic crisis, the display was a meditation on and scrutiny of the capitalist economy, ultimately highlighting its fundamental fragility.

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