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In her fourth exhibition at Don Gallery, Hu Zi presents her latest series of paintings "Dark Side". She appropriates iconic portraits of sixteenth and seventeenth century kings and queens and fellow artists and refigures them into eleven minimalistic, pop-like images.

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They are in the color of merlot, the same color as coagulated blood. The skin is slightly fairer, the hair slightly duskier. They are gazing in the same direction.

“ Look, Michelangelo, her skin is pale, like a Carrara marble.”
“ Straight nose, grim and dangerous eyes, the face of a knight.”
“ Rembrandt, her eyes are also black, like a falling black diamond.”
“ Orange lips merely open, moist and …

They are in the color of merlot, the same color as coagulated blood. The skin is slightly fairer, the hair slightly duskier. They are gazing in the same direction.

“ Look, Michelangelo, her skin is pale, like a Carrara marble.”
“ Straight nose, grim and dangerous eyes, the face of a knight.”
“ Rembrandt, her eyes are also black, like a falling black diamond.”
“ Orange lips merely open, moist and evil. Pope, is she honest?”
“ If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away.”
“ Velázquez, she is walking even closer toward you.”
“ Same as the dark soul, is the dark side of a beaming …

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Hall D, 2555 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai
shanghai City, CN