“Produced using more than 5500 toy soldiers. The portrait is of a Chinese soldier boy taken by photographer Robert Capa. The image was used on the front cover of LIFE magazine, January 1938 to cover the Sino Japanese War. The toy soldiers are manufactured in China, hence the title “Made in China.” – Joe Black, the artist of this project.

Made In China. Plastic Soldiers Portrait by Joe Black (Joe Black)

"Made in China". Shows the individual plastic soldiers glued. (Joe Black)

Artist:                                 Joe Black

Subject:                             Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)

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