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Art of Modern China.

Author: Julia F Andrews; Kuiyi Shen
Publisher: University of California Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia F Andrews; Kuiyi Shen
ISBN: 9780520271067 0520271068
OCLC Number: 820141620
Description: 384 pages
Contents: Acknowledgments Map Introduction 1 Chinese Art in the Age of Imperialism: The Opium War to the Treaty of Shimonoseki, 1842--1895 2 Art in the Creation of a New Nation: The Overthrow of the Qing and the Early Republic, 1895--1920 3 Art in the New Culture of the 1920s 4 Modern Art in the 1930s 5 The Golden Age of Guohua in the 1930s 6 Art in Wartime, 1937--1949 7 Western-Style Art under Mao, 1949--1966 8 Ink Painting, Lianhuanhua, and Woodcuts under Mao, 1949--1966 9 Art of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, 1966--1976 10 Art after Mao, 1976--1989 11 Alternative Chinas: Hong Kong and Taiwan 12 No U-Turn: Chinese Art after 1989 13 The New Millennium, and the Chinese Century? Glossary and List of Characters Major Events in Modern Chinese Art Notes Selected Bibliography Index


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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

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