Chinese Art
January 6, 2009 5:59 PM   Subscribe


 
When Mao heard the word "culture", he reached for his revolver.
posted by orthogonality at 6:26 PM on January 6, 2009


Speaking of Mao and Chinese art, there's an exhibition at Asia Society in New York City called Art and China's Revolution that focuses on communist art and propaganda. If you're interested, it's on until Jan 11th. My favorite pieces were the Rent Collection Courtyard sculptures. (Also check out the excellent Islamic calligraphy exhibit while you're there)
posted by exhilaration at 7:57 PM on January 6, 2009


seconding the exhibition at the asia society.
posted by sgt.serenity at 1:15 AM on January 7, 2009


Pop Goes the Bubble in Chinese & Indian Art

Fallout from the global economic crisis hits the opening sale of modern and contemporary Asian art at Sotheby's in Hong Kong...
posted by R. Mutt at 9:05 AM on January 7, 2009


Very interesting post, thank you!
posted by flippant at 4:12 PM on January 7, 2009


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