Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection

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Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection is a breathtaking and insightful survey of post-Tiananmen Square Chinese art and culture. As this richly illustrated work reveals, contemporary Chinese art--often discussed as a cynical reaction to emerging consumerism or as a satiric response to the academic patriotism of socialist realism--is more haunted than cynical, more a matter of a nation's suppressed psychic expression than of pop iconoclasm or ironic detachment. The paintings, sculptures, ...

Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection 2008, University of California Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520257795

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