This week's road trip took in Beijing's well-known art precinct, 798. The area was formerly a collection of state-run factories, including one named Factory 798, which has been turned into a fascinating collection of art galleries housing the latest in cutting edge, brave and often bizarre artworks. many larger pieces also litter the grounds outside.
|We wanted to buy this iron installation, as it represents|
my parenting style, but it wasn't for sale.
|We passed on this cat skeleton, despite the fact|
it has lightbulbs in the eye sockets which look
like they light up ...
|... but we did purchase this. I'd always|
promised they kids they could have a
|With the bunny in our loungeroom,|
we unfortunately had no room for
|Is it industrial machinery, or is it art?|
Turns out it's industrial machinery.
Those in charge have left many remnants
of the old factories around. A sign said
this one was a joint-making machine.
Biggest one I've seen.
|Hmmm ... when I grow up I want to|
have blue hair and lots of spots.
|No bids taken here. She's real!|