Colorful Casinoscape Inspired by Shanghai

By: TrendHead - Published: Jan 6, 2009 • References: neatorama
These fun and colorful landscapes of cities are made from poker chips. This way Chinese artist Liu Jianhua can be sure not to loose his currency. I guess that the phrase "the city is built on money" fits well in this context.

The cityscape is apparently a replica of Shanghai. I don’t know if gambling is big out there, but my guess is that there is some kind of social or political comment in building a city out of poker chips and dice. Anyhow it looks as impressive as it is detailed.

The Poker chip artwork is part of a solo exhibition by the artist at Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, Italy. Stats for Poker Chip Landscapes Trending: Older & Chilly
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