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Gods, breasts and Britney: China artist opens up a generation gap

A black performer, muzzled and chained, lay crucified in a lamb carcass. Half-naked dancers laughed demonically as they hacked at the meat, then cooked raw chunks of it with a blowtorch. It was just one of many surreal scenes from Chinese artist Chen Tianzhuo’s three-hour-long performance “Ishvara,” a work that highlighted a growing generation gap […]