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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Xiaobing Tang Duke University Press 2006 Echoes of Roar, China! On Vision and Voice in Modern Chinese Art Xiaobing Tang First published in the December 1935 issue of Modern Prints, journal of the Modern Prints Society based in Guangzhou...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 451–473.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Alicia Volk This essay addresses the problematic notion of the “avant-garde” in the context of Japanese modern art. It looks at the formation in 1907 of the national salon, the Bunten, to elucidate the relational dynamics of art organizations in early twentieth-century Japan, especially during...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... art since the prewar period, continued to cultivate the spirit of defiance against the establishment in the postwar art world. However, as a respected man of culture, he was also involved in a project of building the first national museum of modern art for the purpose of public enlightenment...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Reiko Tomii Collectivism is a lively phenomenon in a rapidly globalizing world of contemporary art today. Artists' groups proliferate in many regions of the world, calling into question the modern myth of originality and individualism. These collectives actively explore new possibilities...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Julia F. Andrews This article is a reflection on two intersecting themes, the rise of women as artists and as female subjects for art, in the context of the evolving status of women in twentieth-century China. Set in the context of the nascent modern education for women and the emergence...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
...: The Ontology of Mediated Vision.” Grey Room 26 : 94 – 127 . Gunning Tom . 2008 . “Invisible Worlds, Visible Media.” In Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible 1840–1900 . Exhibition catalogue , edited by Keller Corey , 51 – 63 . San Francisco : Museum of Modern Art...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 483–515.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... Unfortunately, many critics failed to grasp the dilemmas of the present conditions insofar as they turned away from cinema and its role in constituting the present. Critical writings on art tended to adhere to a modern imagination privileging autonomy: an observer and a discrete work, as with literature...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... art practices has been the exploration in 1990s independent film of the suppressed nonelite subjectivities in public housing. Some filmmakers took public housing to be a space separate from the commercial downtown, and they suggested that this space represents an ambivalent site of modernity in its...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
... as haunting memories. As the economic pillar of Japan's colonial expansion in Manchuria, Mantetsu laid the foundations of modern infrastructure in cities and later scattered thousands of agrarian settlers throughout the land, a process both heralded and documented in its film productions. If cinema found its...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 267–285.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Boreth Ly This essay considers the significant role that Engaged Buddhism plays in contemporary art of Southeast Asia. It argues that this modern Buddhist intellectual movement, which came about in the 1960s in Southeast Asia as a response to political crisis in the world, merits visibility...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... be expressed in film and literature, which was not possible until the 1990s. This stems from a reevaluation of wartime suffering occurring now, a generation after the end of war in Vietnam in 1975. This also results from a gradual easing of state controls on arts and media in Vietnam in the 1990s. Recent...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Robert Oppenheim This article makes a case, in the study of Korea's colonial modern transition, for supplementing the examination of writings with attention to historical modalities of writing itself considered as a material inscriptive practice, and thus also for the interdisciplinary engagement...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 481–512.
Published: 01 May 2016
... by Duke University Press 2016 South Korea Kim Whanki Korean painting ceramics pottery Mingei modern art twentieth-century Korean artists Clay Bodies, Moon Jars, and Materiality: Reconciling Dualisms in the Paintings of Kim Whanki Christine Y. Hahn North...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 489–490.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., grambooks, 2010). John Szostak is an associate professor of Japanese art history at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. His research specialization is modern Japanese painting history, especially Nihonga painting of the Meiji...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 207–236.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Liu Manwen self-portraiture female-subject formation References Ames Roger T. , ed. 1998 . Self as Image in Asian Theory and Practice , with Kasulis Thomas P. Dissanayake Wimal . Albany, NY : SUNY Press . Andrews Julia F. Shen Kuiyi 2012 . The Art of Modern...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2018
...). In the case of the actual visual arts of modern Europe, color asserted itself in the wake of the impressionist exploration of the impact of light play­ ing on objects as registered in the eyes of the beholder, rather than on the objects themselves...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 611–641.
Published: 01 August 2004
...- poraneity is not limited to our understanding of the present but is increas- ingly extended to our immediate past (the postwar decades) and recent past (the modern age). For example, contemporary art in our immediate past is now increasingly...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 495–525.
Published: 01 May 2006
... that there was no value in discussing it.” Conversely, in Korea proletarian art is treated as a vitally important part of modern art history. One can point to a number of studies done there, including Pak Yeongtaek’s A Study of the Proletarian Arts Movement...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 275–276.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., and her Art of Modern China (with Kuiyi Shen, 2012) was awarded the Humanities Book Prize of the International Convention of Asia Scholars. Exhibition catalogues by Andrews and Shen include A Century in Crisis: Modernity and Tradition in the Art of Twentieth- Century China (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Gallery of Modern Art (Bangalore), the India Habitat Center (New Delhi), and Ink Studio (Beijing) with prominent artists such as Waswo X. Waswo, Sheba Chhachhi, Ravi Agarwal, Han positions 23:2  May 2015...