Bringing together artworks by 22 artists and artist groups from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, the exhibition, 'Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia' aims to present to the American audience the latest trends in the contemporary art scene in Asia. There is a combination of established and up-and-coming artists/artist groups, and the artworks range from traditional Chinese fine brush painting to conceptual photography, video art as well as performance art. Artists' biographies and introduction of thier style and works are provided. Information of writers are also included. With foreword by Derrick R. Cartwright, The Maruja Baldwin Director.

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Crisscross: New Trends in Art, East Asia - Betti-Sue HERTZ
Parallel Trajectories: Seeking New Identities in East Asia - ZHANG Zhaohui, 張朝暉
Same Culture, Different Nature/ Same Culture, Same Nature - LI Xianting, 栗憲庭
In Search of the Incommensurable: Japanese Art in Transition - Midori MATSUI, 松井みどり
Contemporary Artists of South Korea: A Refracted View - KANG Taehi, 강태희
Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia
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Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia

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