In recent decades, contemporary art in Asia and the Pacific has acted as a dramatic reflection of the social and political events taking place in the region. The present publication explores the relationship between art and social change in terms of globalization, geopolitical influences and regional cultural policy.
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Onsite

Location code REF.TUC
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2005

No of pages

593

ISBN / ISSN

1740760468

No of copies

2

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Art and Social Change

- Caroline TURNER

Geopolitical Changes in Asia and the Pacific

- Glen St. J. BARCLAY

Art in a Globalised State

- Jennifer WEBB

A Changing World Order
Dismantled Norms: Apropos other avantgardes

- Geeta KAPUR

The Spectre of Being Human

- Charles MEREWETHER

Regional Perspectives
South Asia
A Stake in Modernity: A brief history of modern Indian art

- Geeta KAPUR

Tracing the Image: Contemporary art in Pakistan

- Salima HASHMI

Contemporary Art in Sri Lanka

- Jagath WEERASINGHE

South-East Asia
Indonesia: Art, Freedom, human rights and engagement with the West

- Caroline TURNER

Art and Politics in Indonesia

- Jim SUPANGKAT

Different Visions: Contemporary Malaysian art and exhibition in the 1990s and beyond

- Michelle ANTOINETTE

Brief Survey of Philippine Art

- Alice G. GUILLERMO

Singapore: A case study

- Caroline TURNER, Glen St. J. BARCLAY

Developments in Contemporary Thai Art

- Somporn RODBOON

The Extended Matrix: New dimensions in thai printmaking

- Anne KIRKER

Vietnamese Fine Art Finds Itself in Respect of Aesthetics

- DANG Thi Khue

East Asia
Chinese Art

- XU Hong, 徐虹

Taiwan: A location of construction and synthesis

- LEE Yulin, 李玉玲

The Enigma of Japanese Contemporary Art

- Caroline TURNER

Korean Contemporary Art Opens Towards Polyphonic Voices as Cultural Criticism

- AHN Soyeon, 안소연

Australia and the Pacific
Art in Movement Across the Pacific

- Susan COCHRANE

Australian Art: Examining its past, re-imagining its future (a partial itinerary, 1970-2000)

- Bernice MURPHY

The Politics of Visibility: How Indigenous Australian art found its way into art galleries

- Margo NEALE

He Kahui Whetu Hou
Contemporary Maori Artists: A new constellation

- Jonathan MANE-WHEOKI

Partnerships
A New Tide Turning: Australia in the region, 1993-2003

- Pat HOFFIE

Choppy Waters: Arts infrastructure and networks in Asia

- Alison CARROLL

Distinctive Voices: Artist-initiated spaces and projects

- Christine CLARK

Challenges for a New Millennium
Krishna's Dilemma: Art museums in human development

- Amareswar GALLA

Art and Social Change: Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific
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