This volume brings together a series of essays about art in Hong Kong written from mid 1980s to mid 1990s, with the intention of offering a chronicle of the Hong Kong art world during a time of immense changes. Most of the essays concern themselves with the work of local artists , but Western artists whose works have been exhibited in the territory are also discussed. Particular artists and works of art are the focus, while debates over issues regarding curatorship and arts policy are also examined.

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Art and Place: Essays on Art from a Hong Kong Perspective

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Site-Specificity in Recent Art
Monologues without Words: Museum Displays as Art Historial Narratives
The Art of Chan Chi-ling
A Sense of Place: Chan Chi-ling and Wong Wo-bik in Conversation with David Clarke
Innocence and Experience: The Art of Mei Lo
The insufficiency of Tradition: Paintings by Fang Zhaoling and Chu Hing-wah
Photography and Social Reproduction
Zuni Icosahedron in Context
Grimm's Fairy Tales: A Series of Etchings by David Hockney
The Blue Guitar
Drawing from the Unconscious: The Surrealist Art of Max Ernst
German Graphics in the 1970s
Aspects of Contemporary Australian Art
Hot and Cool: The art of Robert Rauschenberg
Rodin and the Fragmented Figure
The Aesthetic of the Sketch
National Shows at the 1995 Venice Biennale
Art and the History of the Body: A Review of 'Identity and Alterity' - the Keynote Show of the 1995 Venice Biennale
Li Tiefu and Western Art
Exile from Tradition: Chinese and Western Traits in the Art of Lin Fengmian
Reframing Mao: Aspects of Recent Chinese Art Popular Culture and Politics
Foreign Bodies: Chinese Art at the 1995 Venice Biennale
Museums Artists Audiences
Private Art in a Public Place
'In Search of Art': Look back with the Future in Mind
Engaging Tradition
Photography Art Life
The Culture of Democracy: Looking at Art in Hong Kong
The Arts Policy of Review Report: Some Responses
Submission to the Legislative Council's Panel on Recreation and Culture Concerning the Proposed Arts Development Council
Research and the Nurturing of Public Understanding of Art
Between East and West: Negotiations with Tradition and Modernity in Hong Kong Art
The Sculpture of Antonio Mak
The Art of Yank Wong
Art & Place: Essays on Art from a Hong Kong Perspective
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