Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Socialist Art From China, Remade in Michigan

On February 17, the Beijing-based artist Wang Qingsong assembled more than 50 people in Highland Park, Michigan, on the site of a candy factory that was destroyed by a fire in 2012. The artist is known for his large-format photographs that often echo canonical works of Chinese art, using actors posed against sprawling contemporary backdrops. In Highland Park, he was re-creating an enormous charcoal sketch titled “The Bloody Clothes,” displayed in the National Museum of China and considered a maj…