Seven eminent scholars and curators from China,
Europe, and the United States have contributed essays that discuss the cultures,
concepts, and personal and political concerns explored by the artists represented
in the exhibition.
Inside Out curator Gao Minglu, distinguished scholar, curator, and critic
of contemporary Chinese art, edited the volume and provides an overview of the exhibition
as well as an essay on transitional avant-garde art in mainland China.
Biographical information on each artist; chronologies of modern mainland China, Taiwan,
and Hong Kong; and a selected bibliography offer the reader a rich context in which
to appreciate the art and ideas in Inside Out.
About the Authors
Gao Minglu, an active art critic and
curator, formerly in China and now in America, is a doctoral candidate in art history
at Harvard University
Norman Bryson is Professor in the History of Art and Architecture Department
at Harvard University.
Chang Tsong-zung is the curatorial director of Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong
and an independent curator of several international exhibitions of Chinese Art.
David Clarke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the
University of Hong Kong.
Hou Hanru is an independent curator and scholar specializing in contemporary
Chinese art. He is based in Paris.
Leo Ou-Fan Lee is Professor of Chinese Literature in the Department of East
Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. Hespecializes in the areas
of contemporary Chinese cultural studies and modern Chinese literature.
Victoria Y. Lu is Associate Professor at Shih Chien University, Taipei.
Wu Hung is Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Chinese
Art History at the University of Chicago.
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Inside Out: New Chinese Art
1998, 224 pp
This superbly illustrated catalogue features 72 color plates and 43 black-and-white
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