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Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:00 am

Atskuo Hirai tries on 'Mao Jacket'

On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:53 am

Dennis Grafflin tries on 'Mao Jacket'

It’s easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one’s own cultural background.

Tuesday

December 9, 2008
2:19 pm

‘Mao Jacket’ on Bates Campus…

The Bates College Museum of Art and its director Mark Bessire, spearheaded a project to bring an amazing sculpture here to Bates. The ‘Legacy Mantle (Mao Jacket),’ created by world-renown Chinese artist Sui Jianguo was brought here early this month and is on loan to Bates for a year. The sculpture is truly incredible. It is made of metal, stands 10 feet high and weighs roughly 4 tons.

Friday

December 5, 2008
12:00 pm

Mao Jacket sculpture arrives in style

Following its autumn-long appearance on Park Avenue in Manhattan, a 10-foot eponymous Mao jacket was installed on Bates’ own busy thoroughfare, Alumni Walk, on Dec. 5.