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Avatars and Antiheroes

A Guide to Contemporary Chinese Artists

by Claudia Albertini

  • 52 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Asian,
  • History - Contemporary (1945- ),
  • Art / History / Asian,
  • 21st century,
  • Art, Chinese,
  • Artists,
  • Biography,
  • China,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12469356M
    ISBN 104770030711
    ISBN 109784770030719

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Avatars and Antiheroes reflects the schizophrenic undercurrents of a nation in continuous fast-forward. From the Cynical Realism and Political Pop movements associated with the post-Tiananmen generation of artists such as Yue Minjun, whose grinning representations of himself as antihero seem to mock the revolutionary heroes of old, to the pop 5/5(3).

I can tell you right now that "AVATARS AND ANTIHEROES: A GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ARTISTS" is a well-written, enjoyable book and Claudia Albertini did a spectacular job in bringing these painters, photographers, sculptors, performance artists, video artists, fireworks artist from China and through good selection, really showcasing the 5/5(2).

"Avatars and Antiheroes reflects the schizophrenic undercurrents of a nation in continuous fast-forward. From the Cynical Realism and Political Pop movements associated with the post-Tiananmen generation of artists such as Yue Minjun whose grinning representations of himself as antihero seem to mock the revolutionary heroes of old, to the pop-culture generation spearheaded by Cao Fei whose.

Avatars and Antiheroes reflects the schizophrenic undercurrents of a nation in continuous fast-forward. From the Cynical Realism and Political Pop movements associated with the post-Tiananmen generation of artists such as Yue Minjun whose grinning representations of himself as antihero seem to mock the revolutionary heroes of old, to the pop.

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