Wooden guns are placed next to portraits of late Chairman Mao Zedong (R) and late commander-in-chief Zhu De at the Eighth Route Army Culture Park, one of two theme parks, in Wuxiang county, north China's Shanxi province, October 20, 2012. Visitors to the theme parks pay to participate in a dress up action play with performers, where they can choose to role play as soldiers from the Japanese army or the Eighth Route Army, with professional sound and lighting effects. A live-action show and the parks, located near the former headquarters of the Eighth Route Army, a military group controlled by t
RM2CWWNNHWooden guns are placed next to portraits of late Chairman Mao Zedong (R) and late commander-in-chief Zhu De at the Eighth Route Army Culture Park, one of two theme parks, in Wuxiang county, north China's Shanxi province, October 20, 2012. Visitors to the theme parks pay to participate in a dress up action play with performers, where they can choose to role play as soldiers from the Japanese army or the Eighth Route Army, with professional sound and lighting effects. A live-action show and the parks, located near the former headquarters of the Eighth Route Army, a military group controlled by t
Souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping are seen at a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
RM2CJR7EGSouvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping are seen at a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong are seen at a souvenir shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, on the 40th anniversary of his death September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
RM2CRX580Souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong are seen at a souvenir shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, on the 40th anniversary of his death September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping are seen at a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
RM2CNAHNBSouvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping are seen at a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A woman takes a selfie in front of souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping outside a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
RM2CPM6MXA woman takes a selfie in front of souvenirs featuring portraits of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong and China's President Xi Jinping outside a shop near the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
A man walks past portraits (R-L) of China's President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, former President Jiang Zemin and late Chairman Mao Zedong by Chinese artist Ye Zhifu outside a gallery in Beijing, January 18, 2011. Hu arrives in the United States on Tuesday for a four-day visit, with the centerpiece of the trip a formal state visit on Jan. 19 at the White House. REUTERS/Jason Lee(CHINA - Tags: POLITICS)
RM2CXXECXA man walks past portraits (R-L) of China's President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, former President Jiang Zemin and late Chairman Mao Zedong by Chinese artist Ye Zhifu outside a gallery in Beijing, January 18, 2011. Hu arrives in the United States on Tuesday for a four-day visit, with the centerpiece of the trip a formal state visit on Jan. 19 at the White House. REUTERS/Jason Lee(CHINA - Tags: POLITICS)
Residents rest near portraits of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin (L) and dictator Joseph Stalin at Dong Fang Hong Square in Nanjie village of Luohe city in China's central Henan province September 24, 2012. Nanjie village, with more than 3,100 residents, is touted to be one of the remaining models of communist China, where the principles of morality and collectivism of the late Chairman Mao still strictly guide the people's daily lives. Aside from free housing, healthcare, food rations and education, locals working in the village's factories receive an average salary of 2500 yuan, abou
RM2CXPR0PResidents rest near portraits of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin (L) and dictator Joseph Stalin at Dong Fang Hong Square in Nanjie village of Luohe city in China's central Henan province September 24, 2012. Nanjie village, with more than 3,100 residents, is touted to be one of the remaining models of communist China, where the principles of morality and collectivism of the late Chairman Mao still strictly guide the people's daily lives. Aside from free housing, healthcare, food rations and education, locals working in the village's factories receive an average salary of 2500 yuan, abou
A Chinese man stands underneath portraits of the late chairman Mao Zedong (R) and the late general Zhu De at an exhibition in Beijing June 15, 2004. The exhibition is aimed to promote China's Communist Party which celebrates its 83rd anniversary on July 1. The Chinese characters on the flags read: 'China's Communist Party'. REUTERS/Guang Niu  ASW/LA
RM2D3RXWWA Chinese man stands underneath portraits of the late chairman Mao Zedong (R) and the late general Zhu De at an exhibition in Beijing June 15, 2004. The exhibition is aimed to promote China's Communist Party which celebrates its 83rd anniversary on July 1. The Chinese characters on the flags read: 'China's Communist Party'. REUTERS/Guang Niu ASW/LA
Ge Xiaoguang stands in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing, June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war a
RM2CWXN2WGe Xiaoguang stands in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing, June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war a
Ge Xiaoguang (L) uses an elevator in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Maozedong in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war and declared a New Ch
RM2CWX4AAGe Xiaoguang (L) uses an elevator in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Maozedong in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war and declared a New Ch
Ge Xiaoguang speaks in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war an
RM2CYB0GNGe Xiaoguang speaks in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war an
Ge Xiaoguang speaks in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war an
RM2E64X96Ge Xiaoguang speaks in front of a giant portrait of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong during a interview with Reuters in his working studio located between the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing June 29, 2011. Reclusive Chinese painter Ge's art has gazed over one of the world's most famous city squares for decades. For 30 years, he has painted the portraits of former paramount leader Mao Zedong that look across Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The giant oil paintings of the 'Great Helmsman' have kept watch from the Gate of Heavenly Peace since the Communist Party won the civil war an