Mao Sculpture

Artwork

Identifier:
2007.418.1
Artist:
Kendall Koning
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
2006
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 20.5 in Width: 13.5 in
Description:
#0790 Statue of a Mao standing with his arm out. There is a bird below the arm, flying in the distance.
Historical Context:
Kendall Koning graduated from Grand Valley State University with degrees in political science and economics, and spent some time abroad in China where he photographed his experiences. He is a professor of economics in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University, and his photographs can be seen in various locations throughout the school. This image is of a sculpture of Chairman Mao located on the East China Normal University's campus. –Kendall Koning
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Niemeyer Living Center East
Location Notes:
HON; East, 2nd fl., Across from Rm. 228E