acrylic and mixed media on paper
28 x 43 cm.
Chinese Democracy and the Last Day on Earth, the centerpiece of the video trilogy ( 2011-2014), begins idyllically in the Garden of Eden and ends in a bloody takeover of Times Square. The invasion of America is all at once playful, imaginative, gruesome, amusing, violent and gratifying. Solmi dramatises the ridiculous nature of mankind’s lust for power, as the ruthless dictator annihilates the ruined planet Earth.
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