ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
中文

Shanghai Longtang-Pu Tuo District
HU YANG 胡杨
1984
B&W chromogenic print
46(H)*61(W)cm
Edition of 20
HYU051

Watermelons were sold at 3 jiao (30 cents) per jin (half a kilo). It cost two days’ pay of a young worker to buy a watermelon that weighted 9 jin. Few would buy a whole watermelon. Most chose to have a few pieces or half.