Rockman Defends The Earth
- Mao-Lin Yang, Taiwanese, 1953-
- Born: Taiwan
- Work Locations: Taipei, Taiwan
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
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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