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The art of modern China

Author: Julia Frances Andrews; Kuiyi Shen
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
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"In the early twenty-first century, China occupies a place on center stage in the international art world. But what does it mean to be a Chinese artist in the modern age? This comprehensive study of modern Chinese art history traces its evolution chronologically and thematically from the age of Imperialism to the present day. Julia Andrews and Kuiyi Shen pay particular attention to the dynamic tension between  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Frances Andrews; Kuiyi Shen
ISBN: 9780520238145 0520238141 9780520271067 0520271068
OCLC Number: 797328725
Description: xv, 364 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm
Contents: Chinese art in the Age of Imperialism : the Opium War to the Treaty of Shimonoseki, 1842-1895 --
Art in the creation of a new nation : the overthrow of the Qing and the Early Republic, 1895-1920 --
Art in the new culture of the 1920s --
Modern art in the 1930s --
The Golden Age of Guohua in the 1930s --
Art in wartime, 1937-1949 --
Western-style art under Mao, 1949-1966 --
Ink painting, Lianhuanhua, and woodcuts under Mao, 1949-1966 --
Art of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 --
Art after Mao, 1976-1989 --
Alternative Chinas : Hong Kong and Taiwan --
No u-turn : Chinese art after 1989 --
The new millennium, and the Chinese century? --
Glossary and list of characters --
Major events in modern Chinese art.
Responsibility: Julia F. Andrews and Kuiyi Shen.

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In the early twenty-first century, China occupies a place on center stage in the international art world. But what does it mean to be a Chinese artist in the modern age? This title traces its  Read more...

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"A superb, illuminating study... The best book available on the history of modern Chinese art... Essential." -- D.K. Haworth, Emeritus, Carleton College Choice 20130123

 
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