Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde: The Modern Woodcut Movement

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Xiaobing Tang's "Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde "is much more than its title implies, for it is both a vivid account of the conflict between Chinese artistic conservatism, freedom of expression, and political commitment in the 1920s and 1930s and a deeply researched study of the origins and development of the woodcut movement. The author ranges widely over the controversial writings of this hectic period, showing how intimately art, literature, criticism, and politics were intertwined, but gives due prominence to such ...

Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde: The Modern Woodcut Movement 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520249097

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