Dissident Chinese artist Badiucao’s exhibit opens in Italy despite pressure from China to cancel

Nov 13, 2021 | INVESTING

A provocative exhibit by dissident Chinese artist Badiucao opened Saturday in the industrial northern Italian city of Brescia despite pressure from the Chinese embassy in Rome to cancel it.A letter from the embassy included veiled economic threats, noting Italy’s trade with China, in a bid to prevent the first solo exhibit by Badiucao – the pseudonym used by the artist whose work takes aim at China’s policies and human rights record.Brescia Mayor Emilio Del Bono “responded with delicacy and…

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