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OP CHINA AVANT-GARDE. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 1993. Organized in association with Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, and Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense. Published by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, in association with Edition Braus, Heidelberg. 328 pp. with 259 ills. (145 col.). 28 x 22 cm. In English.
Documenting the first major exhibition in the West to survey progressive trends in current Chinese art, this catalogue presents fine illustrations of some 150 diverse works by 60 artists, including experimental installations reflecting the influence of conceptual art as well as pop and realist paintings embodying ironic commentaries on political and social themes. Profiles of the featured artists augment 16 diverse essays that trace the rise of avant-garde art in China following the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 70s while also examining recent developments in Chinese cinema, photography, literature, music and theater.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — China — Post-1970
Plans: 01,05,07,08,15,20,21,98
Worldwide Number: 024285
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