ARTH 037. Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art


This course explores Chinese art and visual culture from the late nineteenth century to the present. It surveys key artists, movements, landmark exhibitions, major debates and issues to trace the contours of the modern and contemporary art scene, focusing on intercultural encounters beginning from the era of international treaty ports to contemporary global art circuit. By studying works across media in tandem with primary sources including artist writings, group manifestoes, and exhibition statements, we consider how artistic concerns engaged with the unfolding seismic sociopolitical and economic transformations in China, as well as with an expanding art world and art market. 

 

Option: Honors Attachment
Humanities.
1 credit.
Eligible for ASIA.
Fall 2021. Lee.
Catalog chapter: Art and Art History  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/art-art-history


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