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The Impossible Collection of Chinese Art

The Impossible Collection of Chinese Art

$1,340.00
The most highly anticipated volume in Assoulines exclusive Ultimate series, Chinese Art: The Impossible Collection spotlights 100 works of contemporary art that reveal the social, political, and cultural evolution of a nation on the rise. Thoughtfully curated by Cheng and Dodelande, the 100 works are presented in chronological order, beginning with traditional paintings from the turn of the twentieth century and culminating with some of the most cutting-edge works by Chinas new generation of artists, whose creations explore and often critique the politics that have defined Chinas rapid growth into a new world power. The particular themes and conversations that these 100 works raise are glossed in essays and commentary from three of the worlds foremost experts on Chinese ArtPhilip Tinari of the UCAA in Beijing, Alexandra Munroe of the Guggenheim in New York, and Karen Smith of OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal in Xian.


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