Subversion - Décadence

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Chinese Contemporary Art since 1989
Publié par Somogy éditions d'Art - Tagged

The year 1989 was a turning point in Chinese art: it shifted from modernism or avant-gardism to so called “contemporary art.” However, this shift, unlike that in the West after World War Two, wasn’t the logical result of post-modernist theories. Art in China may be influenced by Western art, but it is also severely constrained […]

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MANUEL OCAMPO Fear of a Kitsch Existence
Publié par Somogy éditions d'Art - Tagged

This new book on Manuel Ocampo (Manila, 1961), Fear of a Kitsch Existence (1989-2017), deals with more than three decades of the artist’s career, since the late eighties up to now. “Fear of a Kitsch Existence” is the statement given by him to refer to it as an indicator of how he thinks his artwork […]

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