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a trio who lived either in mainland China or in the United States and spent their lifetimes living and working together as if they were one person, putting their collective energies into the creation of (what was then) very contemporary art. Even in China, where the political risk of creating art has demanded the insularity of tight-knit cliques (able to commiserate or jointly shoulder crackdowns or backlashes), brother artists teams are an anomaly. Some doubters in the future may question whether the Gao, Zhou and Luo brothers ever really existed. They did. They do. They flourish, for now. One of the first pairs to appear was Zhou Shanzuo and Zhou Dahuang, from Guangxi Province in Southern China. Painters and sculptors who emigrated to Chicago in the 80's, the Zhou brothers work simultaneously on giant canvases and life-size sculptures wordlessly enacting what they call "a dream dialogue. "The younger, Dahuang, is ambidextrous, and the

 
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[NEWSPAPER] New York Times (2000)