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Chinese Whispers : Neue kunst aus den Sigg und M+ Sigg Collections / Recent Art from the Sigg and M+

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This fascinating look at the Sigg andM+ Sigg Collections, one of the largest, mostcomprehensive and important collectionof contemporary Chinese art in the world,provides the perfect springboard to explorethe role of cultural identity in today's globalart world. Spanning forty years and bringing together works by artistssuch as Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Fang Lijun, this volume followsthe development of contemporary art in China in the newmillennium. Focusing on recent acquisitions of the Sigg andM+ Sigg Collections, the book examines them through theprism of cultural globalization and cultural homogeneity. Forthe younger generation of artists presented in this book, aglobal art market and global network are part of the norm andtheir work reflects these conditions. At the same time, Chineseart is now an established entity in contemporary art, and manyChinese artists are exploring what is specifically "Chinese"in their work and turning to the traditions of the past. Thisgroundbreaking volume unfolds a new panorama of Chineseart and assesses how attitudes toward Chinese contemporaryart have evolved.
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 367.0
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Asian / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2016
TCIN: 51449299
UPC: 9783791355252
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-2192

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