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positions (2015) 23 (2): 367–377.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Amjad Majid This article presents the work of Chinese artist and printmaker Chen Haiyan, providing a critical analysis of her lifetime of woodcuts, prints, and ink paintings. The topics explored are the integration of dreams in Chen Haiyan's art and their relation to “the fantastic,” which...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 185–192.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... The Chineseness of Chinese paintings can be found most readily in the Benjamin ∣∣ Chinese Paintings at the National Library 187 expressive power of the brushwork. On paper or on silk, the lines or gures traced by the brush dipped in ink render...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 May 2024
... readers, shorn of allegiances to narrative representational form, truer to the issue's focus ( fig. 2 ). Such images were a sampling of the ink-and-color works on paper that Wu produced in the years following the Cultural Revolution. Meishu printed one large-scale painting, Roots , in miniaturized form...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
... (1864 1929) wrote with admiration in Hai­ shang molin (Shanghai s Forest of Ink), the authoritative history of Shanghai painting, of Yang Bomin s thirty- year devotion to modern- style education for girls and of his commitment to new forms of knowledge. From Yang Yi we learn that Yang Bomin...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 571–597.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the beauty of traditional Chinese paintings, exemplifies the general reception of photography in Japan during the Tokugawa period. But he also presents a conundrum: How could pho- tographic representations also have been perceived as so “earnest...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
... reinterpretations of Chinese works of the imperial era that represented idealized female figures from a male perspective. Ladies’ Room , a video that shows behind-the-scenes images of sex workers in a nightclub washroom, brings to mind earlier paintings that depict women in feminine space. Ladies’ Room , however...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 557–570.
Published: 01 August 2010
... such a photograph? As a redeployment of the Emer- sonian pictorialist practices of photography once prevalent across East Asia? Or as an evocation of other mediums, such as landscape ink painting? Or, since the pictorialist practices it uses to evoke...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 February 2011
... is like international expositions and museums in peculiar ways; the Chinese paintings in it, devoted to the nation, are paradoxically invisible. In the article I explore how and why, establishing the ways in which painting was newly understood to matter in the modern era. Copyright 2011 by Duke...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 275–276.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... She is the author of Song Dynasty Figures of Longing and Desire: Gender and Interiority in Chinese Painting and Poetry (2018). positions 28:1 doi 10.1215/10679847-7913145 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press positions 28:1 February 2020 276 Meiling Cheng is professor of theater in critical studies...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
...), however, works illustrating or employing the Great Wall were relatively rare. Often depicted in landscapes, commonly rendered in the convention of woodcuts or traditional ink painting and classifiable as “industrial landscapes,” the wall usually...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... to raise issues affecting their lives and for female artists to display their works. A number of Chinese women artists found inspiration in the Western femi- nist movement, and in 1998 four Beijing- based artists, Li Hong Cui Xiuwen Feng Jiali and Yuan Yaomin founded the feminist painting workshop Sairen...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 749–773.
Published: 01 August 2006
... that it is indeed a fly, of all things, that is singled out in these two anecdotes as a paradigmatic figure linking contem- Rojas ❘❘ Flies’ Eyes, Mural Remnants, and Jia Pingwa’s Perverse Nostalgia 751 porary Chinese society back to the Han/Tang golden age of Chinese...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 756–788.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (see g. 7), Dazhai landscapes often use extreme abstraction to represent labor. Unlike Maoist mass culture, such as public posters with written slo- positions 28:4 November 2020 770 gans, the two genres of socialist high art oil painting and national painting (traditional ink and brush painting...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 269–308.
Published: 01 May 2013
... their ambitions (in the recollections of Bakusen) “to cultivate an international flowering of our nation’s painting [kokuga31 Kokuga has etymological roots in the Chinese word guoha, which today serves to designate the modern Chinese...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 677–708.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and shared medium, however entrenched the positions may have been. The hand-painted Chinese landscapes, the Happy Life exhibition and shadows of notices on the walls in Tiantan Xili, and the crudely sprayed protest slogan on Puji Road all bear witness to the way in which people engage with their urban...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the anthropologist Frederick Starr stemming from his 1911 visit, in the window between Sǒkkuram's 1907 “rediscovery” and its first rebuilding of 1913. This record illuminates long-forgotten aspects of Sǒkkuram's materiality — such as how it was painted. Yet my purpose is not antiquarian; rather, it is to examine two...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Ann Anagnost The Nationscape: Movement in the Field of Vision Ann Anagnost On a day trip to Shenzhen, the showplace of China’s economic reforms, one need not forgo an encounter with five thousand years of Chinese history...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., such as ink-brush painting, that has been marginalized in favor of more contemporary media such as installation and performance. A thorough knowledge of the historicity of visual art offers necessary context, especially since those trained...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of mainland Chinese tourists in HK. The production of these paintings was managed by HK but researched and made in Shen- zhen. Leung took a class in a Shenzhen workshop to advance her learning: positions 28:1 February 2020 266 I painted Disneyland Mickey Mouse, Bruce Lee film stills, electronic product shop...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 246 society any longer a temporary surrogate or fully viable mummified vessel for traditional Chinese culture — the Republic of China (ROC) (temporar- ily) “on” the island of Taiwan. It is a deconstructive political entity whose...