Mai Dong Lao, 2002
same size as actual McDonald containers
edition of 10
Mai Dong Lao is the Chinese pronunciation of McDonald's.
麦 (mai) is wheat or a general term for wheat, barley, oats, rye, etc.
当 (dang) means appropriate, to serve as, or to be used as.
劳 (lao) means to work or to labor. (http://goodcharacters.com/blog/2007/04/05/mcdonalds-mai-dang-lao/)
A humorous use of the traditional Chinese medium bronze to create an object of American pop culture.
Chinese Artists: Reinventing Tradition
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