Art of Modern China

Please go over the study guides and reviews in the link to understand what the course is about. Do make lots of references to the course material provided by the link above.

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Sources (You have to cite source 1), and choose two sources from sources 2) 3) 4) for reference.

1) Julia Andrews and Kuiyi Shen, Art of Modern China. Berkeley: University of California Press 2012.


2) Julia Andrews and Kuiyi Shen. A Century in Crisis: Modernity and Tradition in the Art of Twentieth Century China. New York: Guggenheim Museum and Abrams, 1998


3) Michael Sullivan. Art and Artists in the Twentieth Century China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996
4) Julia Andrews. Painters and Politics in the People’s Republic of China. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1994.

One term paper (6-8 pages, typed, double space) with foot/end notes and bibliography. Students are expected to develop an issue related to the course material.

Typical topics include studies of a single work of art, work produced under the patronage of a particular individual or clan, a particular aspect of a single artist’s work, or a carefully delimited discussion about the development of a particular type of subject matter. The grade will be based on clarity of presentation, effectiveness of evidence presented, and soundness of conclusions.

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