What about the Art? Contemporary Art from China

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Featuring 14 artists and one pair of artistic collaborators, this title examines the contributions of Chinese artists to the international canon of contemporary art. This volume explores each artist's unique formal language and methodology. Curated by New York-based, Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang to counter an over-simplified Western understanding of Chinese contemporary art as either solely market-driven or politically rebellious. As Cai puts it: "What I always thought was missing from exhibitions about Chinese contemporary art was the artist's individual creativity, and I wanted to single that out". Includes works by Hu Xiangqian, Hu Zhijun, Xu Bing, Jenova Chen, Li Liao, Jennifer Wen Ma, Zhou Chunya, Yang Fudong, Liang Shaoji, Xu Zhen, Liu Xiaodong, Liu Wei, Wang Jianwei, Huang Yong Ping and Sun Yuan & Peng Yu,
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Featuring 14 artists and one pair of artistic collaborators, this title examines the contributions of Chinese artists to the international canon of contemporary art. This volume explores each artist's unique formal language and methodology. Curated by New York-based, Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang to counter an over-simplified Western understanding of Chinese contemporary art as either solely market-driven or politically rebellious. As Cai puts it: "What I always thought was missing from exhibitions about Chinese contemporary art was the artist's individual creativity, and I wanted to single that out". Includes works by Hu Xiangqian, Hu Zhijun, Xu Bing, Jenova Chen, Li Liao, Jennifer Wen Ma, Zhou Chunya, Yang Fudong, Liang Shaoji, Xu Zhen, Liu Xiaodong, Liu Wei, Wang Jianwei, Huang Yong Ping and Sun Yuan & Peng Yu,
  • Author
    Guo-Qiang, Cai
  • Publisher
    Turner/Qatar Museums
  • Release
    September 2017
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    clothbound. 256 pages, 150 colour. 26 x 31.1 cm
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    o/s at publisher
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