Juxtaposition Makes Interesting Art

I thought this was a really fun picture, mainly because of the fascinating aspect of the admittedly simple subject matter. These are Chinese drivers licenses; just simple pieces of paper with overlaminates. Nothing particularly special. What makes them artistic is all the juxtaposition going on. First, they are very clean and new, but they are sitting on an older, dirty car. Second, they are in Chinese, but are presented next to an English logo. Third, the licences themselves are, of course, Chinese, but the parties pictured on them are not exactly the quintessential Chinese citizen. All in all, an interesting picture and piece of art published under creative commons by Land Rover MENA (no real name given.)

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