Double Fly Art Center, ‘double love & flied currency (Double Fly 007-MN4)’, 2020, Mixed Media, Acrylic on canvas, colorless fluorescent pigment, fluorescent pigment, brass accessories, dyed leather, rope, marker, UV light, audio, de Sarthe Gallery
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double love & flied currency (Double Fly 007-MN4), 2020

Acrylic on canvas, colorless fluorescent pigment, fluorescent pigment, brass accessories, dyed leather, rope, marker, UV light, audio
46 1/10 × 77 3/5 in
117 × 197 cm
$12,000
Location
Hong Kong, Beijing
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de Sarthe Gallery
Hong Kong, Beijing

double love & flied currency (2020) is comprised of two and three-dimensional paintings that …

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Double Fly Art Center
Chinese, Est. 2008
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Double Fly Art Center—a collective of nine contemporary male artists, founded in 2008—challenges the state of the art world and everyday life alike in their humorous, anarchic public actions, performances, videos, and participatory events. On their Facebook page they describe themselves as “China’s most famous young artists group.” Their work is infused with sex and gender play, approached with an intentionally adolescent attitude. They have pretended to have orgasms during a foot massage and commandeered a hotel room for an evening of rebellion, which included prancing around suggestively in their underwear. For one of their public actions, they splashed paint on blank canvases on the street, in homage to Jackson Pollock. “We’ve never done anything so professional, so we can abuse everything,” the group member Zhang Lehua once said. “If we go into the entertainment world, we’ll abuse that too.”

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Double Fly Art Center, ‘double love & flied currency (Double Fly 007-MN4)’, 2020, Mixed Media, Acrylic on canvas, colorless fluorescent pigment, fluorescent pigment, brass accessories, dyed leather, rope, marker, UV light, audio, de Sarthe Gallery
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Hong Kong, Beijing

double love & flied currency (2020) is comprised of two and three-dimensional paintings that were formerly one continuous 33-meter-long artwork. Some of the paintings in the series are affixed directly onto the wall, while others are stretched over slanted protrusions extending into the gallery space. At first …

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Double Fly Art Center
Chinese, Est. 2008
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Double Fly Art Center—a collective of nine contemporary male artists, founded in 2008—challenges the state of the art world and everyday life alike in their humorous, anarchic public actions, performances, videos, and participatory events. On their Facebook page they describe themselves as “China’s most famous young artists group.” Their work is infused with sex and gender play, approached with an intentionally adolescent attitude. They have pretended to have orgasms during a foot massage and commandeered a hotel room for an evening of rebellion, which included prancing around suggestively in their underwear. For one of their public actions, they splashed paint on blank canvases on the street, in homage to Jackson Pollock. “We’ve never done anything so professional, so we can abuse everything,” the group member Zhang Lehua once said. “If we go into the entertainment world, we’ll abuse that too.”

double love & flied currency (Double Fly 007-MN4), 2020

Acrylic on canvas, colorless fluorescent pigment, fluorescent pigment, brass accessories, dyed leather, rope, marker, UV light, audio
46 1/10 × 77 3/5 in
117 × 197 cm
$12,000
Location
Hong Kong, Beijing
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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