'In this expansive study, John Clark draws on decades of his research on modern art cultures across Asia from 1850 to the present day. The Asian Modern uses an artist-focused approach, by way of meticulous cse studies, to create a new comparative paradigm for the narration of art.' —taken from the back cover

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Part 1

An Art History to Be Named

- Patrick D. FLORES

Chapter One: The Asian Modern 

Chapter Two: Transitions to Modernity, 1850s–1890s

Chapter Three: Academy Realism, Salon Art and the National, 1880s–1910s

Chapter Four: Early Modernism, 1920s–1930s

Chapter Five: Transitions through World War II

Chapter Six: Summary and Conclusions

Part II

Finally, or in Hindsight, the Contemporary

- Patrick D. FLORES

Chapter Seven: Problematics

Chapter Eight: Abstraction and Conceptualism, 1940s–1960s

Chapter Nine: The Contemporary, 1980s to the Present

Chapter Ten: Aleatoric and Fractured Spaces

Chapter Eleven: Conclusion and Rearticulation: The Asian Modern

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