">Name: Chinese Government Cancels Art Exhibit By Controversial Artist
Artist: Zhang Huan; Shanghai Art Museum|
Confronting Bodies: local Shanghai government; Shanghai Cultural Bureau
Date of Action: July 2008
Specific Location: Shanghai, China
Description of Artwork: An exhibition holding many pieces of work by the artist. The specific pieces in question are 16-foot tall sculptures called "Giant 1" and "Giant 2." They are deformed and have body parts made of cowhide, but have human faces.
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