This publication accompanies 'A Century in Crisis: Modernity and Tradition in the Art of Twentieth-Century China', which is the modern section of the exhibition 'China: 5,000 Years' held at the Guggenheim Museum SoHo and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1998. 'China: 5,000 Years' is the first exhibition by a major Western museum to juxtapose the art of modern China with its traditional counterpart. Its modern part, 'A Century in Crisis', is the first exhibition held outside China to tell a comprehensive story of China's modern art. Organized in four parts, the exhibition recounts the challenges, struggles, and successes of Chinese artists of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries as they have faced the radically changing cultural, social, economic, and political landscapes of the past century and a half. Selected bibliography is provided.

Access level

Onsite

Location code EXL.USA.CCM
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

1998

No of pages

330

ISBN / ISSN

0810969092

No of copies

1

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
INTRODUCTION
A Century in Crisis: Tradition and Modernity in the Art of Twentieth Century-Century China

- Julia F. ANDREWS, 安雅蘭

China's Modern Worlds

- Jonathan D. SPENCE

INNOVATIONS IN CHINESE PAINTING, 1850-1950
Painting of China's New Metropolis: The Shanghai School, 1850-1900

- SHAN Guolin

The Lingnan School and Its Followers: Radical Innovation in Southern China

- Christina CHU, 朱錦鸞

Traditional Painting in a Transitional Era, 1900-1950

- SHEN Kuiyi, 沈揆一

Chinese Calligraphy in the Modern Era

- XUE Yongnian, 薛永年

THE MODERNIST GENERATIONS, 1920-1950
Reforms in Education and the Beginning of the Western-Style Painting Movement in China

- KAO Mayching, 高美慶

The Lure of the West: Modern Chinese Oil Painting

- SHEN Kuiyi, 沈揆一

Commercial Art and China's Modernization

- Julia F. ANDREWS, 安雅蘭

The Modern Woodcut Movement

- Julia F. ANDREWS, 安雅蘭, SHEN Kuiyi, 沈揆一

ART FOR NEW CHINA, 1950-1980
The Victory Socialist Realism: Oil Painting and the New Guohua

- Julia F. ANDREWS, 安雅蘭

TRANSFORMATIONS OF TRADITION, 1980 TO THE PRESENT
Chinese Painting in the Post-Mao Era

- Julia F. ANDREWS, 安雅蘭, SHEN Kuiyi, 沈揆一

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