HomeArtGucci announces new Shanghai Artwall for upcoming exhibition The Artist is Present Emma Hart October 15, 2018 Art, Exhibitions, News GUCCI has announced its newest Artwall mural in Shanghai, created for the upcoming exhibition The Artist is Present at The Yuz Museum Shanghai. Curated by Maurizio Cattelan, the exhibition works to replicate the Marina Abramovic’s 2010 exhibition The Artist is Present, in an attempt to highlight the act of copying and appropriation in the art world. Exploring today’s contemporary culture and modern media, the exhibition’s title itself is a play on words, creating a backdrop of irony for the the entire collection. The Artist is Present mural, Shanghai The mural depicts the famous Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, creating a double meaning, as the sign has been appropriated and relocated to the streets of Shanghai. Ultimately, the mural itself is a copy of something else, setting the tone for the exhibition. As well as the Shanghai installation, the poster is also being showcased in Milan, New York, London and Hong Kong. by Emma Hart The Artwall is at Yuz Museum, 35 Fenggu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai until December 16, 2018 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.