Shanghai's contemporary art museum on Sunday opened a show featuring the works of American pop artist Andy Warhol, but without his iconic portraits of former Chinese leader Chairman Mao.
A visitor takes photos of works of art by US pop artist Andy Warhol at the exhibition "Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal" showing at Shanghai's government-funded "Power Station of Art" in Shanghai on April 28, 2013. Shanghai's contemporary art museum opened the show featuring the works of Warhol, but without his iconic portraits of former Chinese leader Chairman Mao.
The Pittsburgh-based Andy Warhol Museum, which supplied more than 300 pieces for the show, said months in advance that paintings of Mao Zedong would not be shown in keeping with the wishes of the Chinese hosts.
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