Riiko Sakkinen | Objects | Talavera Plates
Talavera PlatesMy Ideology Is As Red As My Ferrari
April 2011, Talavera de la Reina
Ø 30.5 x 4 cm
Hand painted Talavera ceramic plate
i Red is the color of socialist and left wing movements. Even before Europe's Revolutions of 1848, red was used as a color of revolutionaries, often in the form of the red flag.

Ferrari and other Italian racing cars have been painted in red since 1920's

The figure is a mascot of a karaoke box establishment in Beijing.

Private collection, Helsinki.
Tags: China, Ferrari, Communism, pig, ceramic, plate