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Author Gao, Minglu

Title Total modernity and the avant-garde in twentieth-century Chinese art / Gao Minglu

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press ; London : In association with China Art Foundation, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  N7345 .G29 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  N7345 .G29 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 409 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-390) and index
Contents Avant-garde and revolution in twentieth-century Chinese art -- Academicism and the amateur avant-garde in the post-cultural revolution period (1979-1984) -- The map of the '85 avant-garde movement -- The "China/avant-garde" exhibition of 1989 -- Metaphysical modernity : rationalist painting and current of life painting -- Chan meets Dada : merging destruction and tradition in the avant-garde mentality -- Metaphor over meaning : language art and gray humor -- Kitsch and complicity : the case of political pop and cynical realism -- Apartment art -- Maximalism
LC subject Art, Chinese -- 20th century -- Themes, motives
Art and society -- China -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780262014946