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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque$
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Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099371

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.001.0001

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Colonialism and Modernity

Colonialism and Modernity

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(p.158) Chapter 9 Colonialism and Modernity
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Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque
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Jeremy Tambling

Louis Lo

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0009

This chapter discusses the Western paintings and ruins in Macao. It begins by showing how the European colonisation used the A-Ma Temple. Visitors can find a number of paintings by Western artists, such as the London-born and trained George Chinnery, who painted scenes from four different colonial stanzes. It then moves to a discussion of other Western paintings in Macao, which includes a mention of the “modernity” of the paintings. Finally, the chapter looks at the ruins in Macao, and states that these are not romantic signs of decay, but show that any structure is marked by incompleteness.

Keywords:   Western paintings, ruins, Macao, European colonisation, A-Ma Temple, George Chinnery, modernity, colonial

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