Rockman Defends The Earth

Rockman Defends The Earth

1998
Artist
Mao-Lin Yang, Taiwanese, 1953-
Born: Taiwan
Work Locations: Taipei, Taiwan
painting
oil, acrylic, computer graphic
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
2001.881A-B

Mao-Lin Yang
Rockman Defends The Earth, 1998
Oil, acrylic, computer graphic
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum, 2001.881A-B

Dimensions
height: 80 1/16 in, 203.3588 cm; width: 128 1/8 in, 325.4375 cm
Department
Modern and Contemporary Art
Collection
Modern and Contemporary Art

Yang Mao-Lin’s work spans multiple genres, including painting, computer graphics, installation, and sculpture. Yang explores his native Taiwan by juxtaposing historical space-times, and investigating the ways in which a cultural phenomenon has derived from the transpiring vibrant vitality and vivacious fascination of colonial hybridization. Yang reflects upon various unexpected cultural characteristics of Taiwan in an open-minded and humorous manner, though he criticizes the long-term influences of Japanese and American culture on Taiwanese society.

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