This is the catalogue of a travelling exhibition showcasing works by both established and young, under-exhibited artists from China (including Hong Kong). The texts explore from multiple perspectives the development of Chinese experimental art in the period 1985-2005. A chronology of Chinese conceptual art (1976-2004), a Bibliography on 20th century Chinese Art, and artist biographies are provided.

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Persistent Walls - Douglas DREISHPOON

Chapter 1: An Alternative Logic for Chinese Modernity - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 2: Inside and Outside Public Walls: The Living Space of the Chinese Avant-Garde - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 3: Real and Unreal: From Rendao to Renwen to Rentai - the Transformation of Contemporary Chinese Social Realism - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 4: Closing the Gap between Life and Art: Chinese Conceptual Art in the 1980s and 1990s - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 5: Demonised Man: Ritualising the Body in Chinese Performance Art - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 6: Reconstructing Historical Memory: The Great Wall in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 7: Displacement and Transmutation: Reality and Spectacle of Urban Life - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 8: Marginalised 'Modern Man' and Chinese Women's Art - GAO Minglu, 高名潞

Chapter 9: Screening Cinematic Space - On Chinese Experimental Films from the last decade - HUANG Bingyi, 黃冰逸

The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art
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The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art, 牆: 中國當代藝術的歷史與邊界