The theme of this book is the rebirth of Chinese art in the twentieth century under the influence of Western art and culture, a confrontation between two traditions that has had momentous consequences for Chinese art. Biographical index and selected bibliography are provided.
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Onsite

Location code REFL.SUM
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

1996

No of pages

354

ISBN / ISSN

0520075560

No of copies

1

Content type

monograph

Chapter headings
PART ONE: THE IMPACT OF THE WEST 1900-1937
Traditional Painting
The Call of the West
Centres of Modern Art
The Lingnan School
The New Art Movement
Leading Masters between the Wars
The Woodcut Movement
PART TWO: 1937-1949: WAR AND CIVIL WAR
The flight to the West
From Peace to Liberation
Cartoon and Caricature
PART THREE: 1949-1976: ART IN THE ERA OF MAO ZEDONG
Liberation
Art for Society
Art from the People: Peasants and Workers
The Cultural Revolution
PART FOUR: OTHER CURRENTS
Sculpture
Modern Graphics
Art in Taiwan
Art in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
Expatriate Artists: World War II and After
PART FIVE: AFTER MAO: ART ENTERS A NEW ERA
Winter Gives Way to Spring
The 1980s: New Directions
Guohua Reborn Again
The New Wave
Tiananmen and Beyond
Art and Artists of Twentieth Century China
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