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An Essay for Red Art – Propaganda Posters from the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)

Jennifer Dorothy Lee August 2016 Red Art—Propaganda Posters from the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), an exhibition cosponsored by the Research House for Asian Art and the Co-Prosperity Sphere in Chicago, IL, arrives on the fiftieth anniversary of the Great Proletarian Cultural

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What Happened to Art Criticism?

James Elkins This is excerpted from a pamphlet published in 2004; the entire pamphlet is available on amazon.[i] It was divided into four parts. The first part proposed that no one reads art criticism (a notion that has since been

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Do not Sell “Young” Because of Young

– the criticism on “young critics” Li Xin Mo Of the “Young Critics” is a term that I feel doubt. Now that term has been widely disseminated, and even the “Young Critics” are calling themselves “Young Critics”. It appears that

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The Rise of Critical Art, Chapter three: Trans-Feminist Art

Wang Nanming Pain in Soul: Performance Art and Video Works by He Chengyao was an exhibition organized by Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art and curated by this author. The exhibition opened on September 2nd, 2007 and was divided into

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Progress and Lingering

Yi Ying Summary: In recent years, fine art criticism is entirely much less dynamic than that in late 1980s, and in addition to the changes of objective environment and mediocre fine artistic creation, it is also related with the condition

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Looking forward to the Establishment of New Critical discourse

——Also discuss the issue of how to establish the measure of value in criticizing Chinese contemporary art from 2000 to 2009 He Guiyan In the conception of “Reshaping History — Chinart from 2000 to 2009” exhibition, two critics, Lv Peng

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