Category: Art Critic

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

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

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

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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Post Avant-garde: An Issue About the Stance of Chinese Contemporary Art

Wang Lin   The rapidly developing economy of China with its population of 1.3 billion has fueled not just economy , but also the growth of an important cultural industry, contemporary art Since the debut of Chinese artists on the

Realism and Contemporary Chinese Art

 Wang Chunchen It should be noted that realism exerts substantial influence on current Chinese art theories. Even those artists or their works that have acquired the reputation of avant-garde art internationally still represent a variant of China’s realism ideology, and


Minna Torma The Chinese themselves have a long history of writing art history and theoretical texts: the earliest surviving art history is Zhang Yanyuan’s “Record of Famous Painters of All Dynasties” (Lidai minghua ji) from 847. This text establishes the

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Contemporary art as global art. A critical estimate

Hans Belting   “Contemporary art has become a social phenomenon, a tool for communication. There is no point in comparing it to what we used to know, because it is dependant on the effects of globalization which we are only

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Asia’s Invisible [?] Modernism

by John Clark, University of Sydney   Background This paper began with an invitation to consider the question: where was Southeast Asian modernism in the works selected for exhibition from the Museum of Modern Art (hereafter MoMA) exhibited in Tokyo

Abnormal Wave – Artists from China

Angelo Capasso   “Abnormal waves” are one of the greatest mysteries of the sea. They are sea phenomena of which nor the causes nor the origins are known. Anomalous waves from 25 to 35 m. high have been observed forming