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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Gao Minglu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Commentary The Great Wall in Contemporary Chinese Art Gao Minglu Perhaps the most widely recognized visual symbol of China, the Great Wall has functioned within China as a consistently changing sign...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Peggy Wang In studies of contemporary Chinese art, Lin Tianmiao’s work has been overwhelmingly discussed in terms of women’s crafts and maternal roles. Citing her use of embroidery and the female figure, these interpretations have led to broad and often simplified characterizations of her work...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., remembering, and contesting. This article pursues the prehistory of these images to critically address the recollection and reinvention of familial ties and bloodlines in contemporary Chinese art. The article studies a group of photographs taken during the second half of the Cultural Revolution, the early...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in the English language, ultimately delving into the complex relationships among sex, gender, humanity, and art in contemporary China. References Jia Fangzhou . 2017 . “ Group Consciousness and Individual Spirit in Contemporary Chinese Women’s Art .” Unpublished manuscript ; copy in possession...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
.../30arti.html?pagewanted=3 . Cui Shuqin . 2003 . Women through the Lens: Gender and Nation in a Century of Chinese Cinema . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press . Cui Shuqin . 2015 . Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women’s Visual Art in Contemporary China . Honolulu : University...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., and develops both material and method from handi- crafts associated with women (Jia 1998). Two years later, in A History of Chinese Contemporary Art, 1990 1999, one of the first comprehensive surveys of this period, Chinese art historian Lü Peng (2000) relegated almost all female artists to a chapter...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Shuqin Cui Introduction: Why (En)Gender Women s Art? Shuqin Cui Contemporary Chinese art since the 1990s has established an international reputation and gained market recognition. Its connection to the world involves multifaceted interactions: modes of art production against China s social...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
... after the June Fourth massacre. When China reopened in 1993, many of the new- wave artists from the Zhejiang academy, mainly male, reemerged to lead contemporary Chinese art in a direction that could speak to international audiences. They included Zhang Peili, Geng Jianyi, Huang Yong Ping, Gu Wenda, Wu...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 711–731.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and Nonofficial Reviewed Among the contexts comprising huanjing, some of the most prominent are those pertaining to the official-versus-nonofficial binary very frequently ap- plied to readings of contemporary Chinese art. During the greater part...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 August 2023
... contemporary Chinese art body art biopolitics postsocialism This study aims to trace how artists in postsocialist China have adopted the discourse of body art and reshaped its import of sociopolitical criticality. Through an engagement with theories of embodiment, biopolitics, and postsocialism...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 421–423.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., lectured in India, and is conducting research on art interventions and the public sphere in China and India. She recently received the Yishu Award for Critical Writing on Contemporary Chinese Art. positions 20:1 Winter 2012...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 845–847.
Published: 01 November 2019
...; Health, Culture and Society; Global Media and China; Interventions: A Journal for Postcolonial Studies; Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art; JOMEC Journal; and Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research. He is coeditor of Queer/ Tongzhi China: New Perspectives on Research, Activism, and Media...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 315–340.
Published: 01 May 2024
... lightly, as if in keeping with the painter's own assertions that he was no scholar. Prior to this institutionalization of Wu as a canonical Chinese painter of the modern and contemporary, nevertheless, it was Wu's words that first incited still-Maoist intellectuals in Beijing to contemplate abstract art...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
... the totalizing linearity characterizing Euro-American notions of contemporary art. Gao’s commentary traces the evolution of the mythic icon of the Great Wall as it has been constructed and reconstructed in mod- ern and contemporary Chinese art...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in the Berlin and Venice festivals in 2001. How did these international experi- ences and recognition influence your work? ST: The best answer is a review by the contemporary Chinese art critic and curator Zhuan Huang: positions 18:2  Fall 2010...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 633–670.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Academy, 88 – 90; Wu Hung, “Between Past and Future: A Brief History of Contemporary Chinese Photography,” in Wu Hung, Making History: Wu Hung on Contemporary Art (Hong Kong: Timezone 8, 2008), 92 – 96. 31. Hu Wugong, “Xinwen sheying...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... explicit realism was used to portray the female body of ethnic minorities in contemporary Chinese arts, it was restricted by the state to portray the Han female body.37 During the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese government also appropriated...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 275–276.
Published: 01 February 2020
... at the School of Dramatic Arts and professor of art and design in the Roski School of Art and Design at the University of South- ern California. She is the author of Beijing Xingwei: Contemporary Chinese Time- Based Art (2013). Shuqin Cui is professor of Asian studies and cinema studies at Bowdoin College. She...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 731–732.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Daria Berg , DPhil (Oxford) in Chinese studies, is Chair Professor (Ordinaria) of Chinese Culture and Society at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. She has published extensively on Chinese literature, visual art, and culture, and she...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1127–1157.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rossella Ferrari The article examines the trope of the “death of the avant-garde” in the context of contemporary Chinese theatre. It addresses comparable “death discourses” such as the so-called theatre crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s and critiques of “pseudo avant-gardism” that have been...