A couple of years ago, we shared a publication with you about a talented Chinese artist Tango Gao (also known as Shanghai Tango) who creates thought-provoking yet still light and fun illustrations without using words. 

If you fancy visual and intellectual humor, you don't need to look anywhere further because you are up for a treat! Tango, whose real name is Gao Youjun, did not stop creating witty illustrations since the last time we wrote about them here on Bored Panda. No, Tango is back with a sequel to his art which is both simple and minimalistic, yet profound in the message it sends.

Tango began creating these illustrations back in 2010 when prompted by a friend, he decided to develop a habit of drawing daily (that's an excellent habit to pick up). Now, he delights his 108,000 followers on Instagram with light-hearted and sometimes challenging illustrations on daily basis.

Scroll down the page and see for yourself!

More info: Instagram | Facebook | tango2010weibo.tumblr.com

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All With Heart 7 months ago

That's one of the goodest good boys.

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Pets are always there for us, especially when it comes to putting smiles on our faces.

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FortnitePlayerGirl 7 months ago

literally

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You can become whatever you want in life.

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tuzdayschild 7 months ago

I think the moral here is your shadow can be anything it wants to be.

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"Excuse me, may I see your baby?"

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Wolfram Berkemeier 7 months ago

I think it's dead...

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Possibly, a new idea for a SnapChat filter?

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Helen Cole 7 months ago

Looks like one happy black lab to me.

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The beautiful flower (bfdi) 7 months ago

hey dog... wants some treats.

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Mood rings are so last year. Meet mood mustache. Perfectly edible as well.

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Jason Hawes 7 months ago

It's a wormstache.

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New Year's resolution for 2019: let's ditch the bra.

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HANS 7 months ago

That was so 60s!

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Up Next: The Secret Life Of Toiletries - Behind The Scenes.

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diane a 7 months ago

This toothpaste is crap

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A love letter written in hundreds of heartbeats.

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diarykeeper 7 months ago

Kinda cute

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donghun's emo cactus 7 months ago

I CALL HACKS.

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MJ 7 months ago

Bibendum, is that you???

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Major Houlihan Bear 7 months ago

KFC MY ASS

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That moment when someones tries to insult you, but you have achieved an excellent ability to deflect all things negative.

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Grumble O'Pug 7 months ago

Pew! Pew! Pew!

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Despite the friendly smile that this polar bear wears, we would say the illustration definitely falls outside of the light-heartedness spectrum. Time's ticking, what are your thoughts?

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HANS 7 months ago

Farewell, we bearly knew ye!

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All that matters is perspective!

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Rosie Gal 7 months ago (edited)

Im gonna try to do this shadow

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New Year's resolution #584.

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MJ 7 months ago

Took me a minute. Quit...

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This leaf will definitely go places.

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diane a 7 months ago

Haha - that was unexpected.

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Who knew that music played by accordion could be so tear-jerking?

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Freya the Wanderer 7 months ago

You really aced this one.

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Susie Fritz 7 months ago

It’s a basenji!❤️

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Noodle Nio 7 months ago

OOOH VERY CLEVER

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Hannah Dobbins 7 months ago

Aw that's cute.

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Pareidolia: seeing faces in unusual places.

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FatBaby 7 months ago

Trump?

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"In the beginning, God created the sky and the land."

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HANS 7 months ago

Nailed it!

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One cigarette a day keeps the doctor away. Or how does that saying go?

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Smerv 7 months ago

oh reminds me of my younger years

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No one wants to be the third wheel. Certainly not on Valentine's day...

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Bambi 7 months ago

214 - February 14th

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"Get a tattoo that means something to you" doesn't quite have the same ring here...

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A Rose Among Thorns 7 months ago

When people get Chinese character tattoos that are supposed to mean "peace" and "courage" but they actually say "fried Chicken"

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