Thumb 1995 v02 i01 a004 i001


Moonflight in Beijing

The scheduled lift-off of Zhao Bandi's 'Moonflight' was the subject of intense interest as aficionados sought confirmation that the event would actually take place—a natural enough question in a city that had recently passed through its own silly season, and not known for its tolerance of libertarian forms of expression. In this case such speculation was fired by the invitation, a glossy black and white image of the artist, naked except for the air-brushed pelt of some unfortunate animal and wielding aloft an iron bedhead, converted into a somewhat insubstantial flying machine by the addition…

Sign up here:
Sign up