Nicholas Jose: Chinese art, 10 June 1999
Show More Inside Out: New Chinese Art edited by Gao Minglu.
California, 223 pp., £35, November 1998, 0 520 21747 0Show More
Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the 20th Century by Wu Hung.
Chicago, 216 pp., £31.95, September 1999, 0 935573 27 5Show More
A Century in Crisis: Modernity and Tradition in the Art of 20th-Century China by Julia Andrews and Kuiyi Shen.
Abrams, 336 pp., $85, September 1998, 0 8109 6909 2Show More
“... in contemporary Chinese art, frequently from vantage points outside the country. Among them is Gao Minglu, the exhibition’s chief curator. To those of us who saw it at the time, the show presented – with great flair – the solemn materialisation of a new, post-Cultural Revolution China. A large-scale social and artistic experiment that ...”