PHOTOS | ‘Land Genie’ by artist Pham Thai Binh depicts life amid pandemic

Visitors pose near the sculpture "Land Genie" by artist Pham Thai Binh, which is shaped as a coronavirus, during an art exhibition at Vincom Center for Contemporary Art in Hanoi, Vietnam on October 12, 2020.

Updated On Oct 13, 2020 08:14 PM IST
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Displayed at the art exhibition held at the Vincom Centre for Contemporary Art in Hanoi, Vietnam, Pham Thai Binh’s “Land Genie” serves a stark contrast to the bleak ongoing pandemic. It showcases small figures occupied in various activities during the pandemic. Visitors gather around the sculpture to observe the work of art and get pictures clicked . (Reuters)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 08:14 PM IST

Displayed at the art exhibition held at the Vincom Centre for Contemporary Art in Hanoi, Vietnam, Pham Thai Binh’s “Land Genie” serves a stark contrast to the bleak ongoing pandemic. It showcases small figures occupied in various activities during the pandemic. Visitors gather around the sculpture to observe the work of art and get pictures clicked . (Reuters)

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Visitors pose near the sculpture "Land Genie" by artist Pham Thai Binh. (REUTERS)
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Visitors pose near the sculpture "Land Genie" by artist Pham Thai Binh. (REUTERS)

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The sculpture, titled the “Land Genie” holds a caricature of the SARS CoV virus, in all of its crowned glory. (REUTERS)
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The sculpture, titled the “Land Genie” holds a caricature of the SARS CoV virus, in all of its crowned glory. (REUTERS)

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The small figurines on the ‘wings’ of the ‘Genie’ showcase people in various states of activities that people have indulged in during the lockdown period. (REUTERS)
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The small figurines on the ‘wings’ of the ‘Genie’ showcase people in various states of activities that people have indulged in during the lockdown period. (REUTERS)

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The “Land Genie” in on display at an art exhibition at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS)
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The “Land Genie” in on display at an art exhibition at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS)

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Pham Thai Binh’s sculpture represents the troubling times we are currently living in considering a global pandemic. (REUTERS)
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Pham Thai Binh’s sculpture represents the troubling times we are currently living in considering a global pandemic. (REUTERS)

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The sculpture can be considered as a firm stand against the bleak reality we are currently living in, with its shinny magenta and gold depiction of the coronavirus and the peacock green colour coating on the Genie. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 08:14 PM IST

The sculpture can be considered as a firm stand against the bleak reality we are currently living in, with its shinny magenta and gold depiction of the coronavirus and the peacock green colour coating on the Genie. (REUTERS)

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