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The Art of Modern China

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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 first 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 modernity and tradition, as well as the interplay of global cosmopolitanism and cultural nationalism. This lively, accessible, and beautifully illustrated text will serve and enlighten scholars, students, collectors, and anyone with an interest in Asian art and artists.

Synopsis:

The Art of Modern China is a long-awaited, much-needed survey. The authors combined experience in this field is exceptional. In addition to presenting key arguments for students and arts professionals, Andrews and Shen enliven modern Chinese art for all readers. The Art of Modern China gives just treatment to an expanded field of overlooked artworks that confront the challenges of modernization.”—De-nin Deanna Lee, author of The Night Banquet: A Chinese Scroll through Time.

About the Author

Julia Andrews is Professor of Art History at Ohio State University and is the author of several books, including Painters and Polictics in the Peoples Republic of China, 1949–1979.

Kuiyi Shen is Professor in the Visual Arts Department and Director of the Chinese Studies Program at UC San Diego.

Table of 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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520271067
Author:
Andrews, Julia F.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Author:
Andrews, Julia F.
Author:
Shen, Kuiyi
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color illustrations, 214 b/w photogr
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.5 in

Related Subjects

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The Art of Modern China is a long-awaited, much-needed survey. The authors combined experience in this field is exceptional. In addition to presenting key arguments for students and arts professionals, Andrews and Shen enliven modern Chinese art for all readers. The Art of Modern China gives just treatment to an expanded field of overlooked artworks that confront the challenges of modernization.”—De-nin Deanna Lee, author of The Night Banquet: A Chinese Scroll through Time.
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