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Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World
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Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

David Clarke

Abstract

This book offers a bridge into the critical understanding of modern Chinese art through its encounter with the world beyond China's borders. It demonstrates Chinese art's interconnections with Western cultures while exploring its inherited cultural traditions and internal historical change. The first section deals with the cross-cultural trajectories of individual Chinese artists who travelled from China to the West and then returned. In the second section, the focus shifts from the movement of individual artists between cultures to the process by which specific genres of Western art have been ... More

Keywords: art, China, Macau, travel, London, imported genres, abstraction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9789888083060
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888083060.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Clarke, author

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