21. 02. 2014

James Cahill, Scholar of Chinese Art, Dies at 87

  James Cahill at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1985. Saxon Donnelly James Cahill, one of the foremost authorities on Chinese art, whose interpretations of Chinese painting for the West influenced generations of...

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17. 02. 2014

Chinese Ink Painting: Dialogue between Ancient Traditions and a New Generation of Artists

My article will focus on the contemporary significance of traditional Chinese ink and wash painting and the challenges facing the renewal of traditional materials and tools, form and content. In the context of...

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17. 02. 2014

Artist: Zhang Xiaogang on the Cultural Revolution and how Chinese artists are perceived in the West

Zhang Xiaogang became one of the earliest faces of contemporary Chinese art for the West. His Bloodline series, a stylised take on Mao-era family portraits, was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1995. Early in...

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20. 01. 2014

Event Thu 23 Jan: Craig Clunas to speak at the Rylands

Metadocuments – Writing On and Writing In the Modern Chinese PaintingCraig ClunasProfessor of the History of Art, University of Oxford Thursday 23rd January  3:30-5pm  John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Christie Room     A...

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08. 01. 2014

Conserving Priceless Chinese Paintings Is An Art All Its Own

Listen to the audio here: http://www.npr.org/2013/11/26/247343969/conserving-priceless-chinese-paintings-is-an-art-all-its-own Outside of China and Taiwan, U.S. museums hold the world’s best collection of Chinese paintings. It’s worth billions of dollars, but it’s also fragile: Over time, these paintings...

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23. 12. 2013

If you read one book this year…

Art-world luminaries, from Eli Broad and Marina Warner to Tim Marlow and Xu Bing, pick the best art books they read in 2013… Mark Jones Masterpieces of Chinese Painting, Hongxing Zhang, V&A Publishing,...

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