When Australian artist Luke Cornish launched his latest exhibition “Don’t Shoot the Messenger” in Canberra last month, he billed the collection of 54 stencil works as a commentary on authoritarianism, protest and injustice in countries including the United States, China and Australia.But it was the works that focused on China that incited a backlash, resulting in three of the six related to the country being removed.These were an image of a 10-yuan banknote showing former Chinese leader Mao…

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