Zhao Bandi
Chinese, born 1966
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
Fuck Off Generation: Chinese Art in The Post-Mao Era Part II,
Ethan Cohen New York
Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World,
Guggenheim Museum
Chinese Whispers: Recent Art from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collections,
Kunstmuseum Bern

Known as “the panda man,” Zhao Bandi has made a name for himself creating a series of paintings, sculptures, installations, and costumes featuring representations of, allusions to, and even feces from panda bears. Impervious to the hailstorm of criticism he faces for allegedly exploiting a beloved national symbol, …

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