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By Yan Zhou

This e-book is the 1st case research on Wenda Gu that systematically investigates the cultural and creative context of his lifestyles and works, analyzing chosen pictures of his paintings spanning from the past due Nineteen Seventies to the early twenty first century. it's the first monograph to supply a accomplished and profound learn of a chinese language modern artist. within the Eighties, the varsity of Hermeneutics tried to release a discursive revolution. leading edge artists believed that the visible paintings revolution used to be a vital part of the critique of tradition since it tended to subvert and rebuild the cultural culture at a discursive point. This booklet, utilizing a case learn on Wenda Gu as consultant of chinese language avant-garde, investigates the centrality of tradition in artwork, offering readers with insights at the beginning, motive and technique of chinese language modern paintings.

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