The Luo Brothers: Chinese Contemporary Art

      Yesterday in lecture Michael Micketti briefly presented the Luo Brothers, and I was instantly intrigued to explore their works. The collaborative siblings –Luo Wei Dong, Luo Wei Bing and Luo Wei Guo–work in various mediums to create an overall kitsch masterpiece. Works on paper, lacquer on wood (including carved wood panels), and statues from lacquered resin have become the brothers’ ranging trademark mediums. The Luo Brothers integrate statements on their nation’s current consumerist society with Chinese orientalist motifs, as well as signs of the communist revolution they experienced during their childhood. Continue reading