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Chinese Whispers Neue Kunst aus den Sigg und M+ Sigg Collections/Recent Art from the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections

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$ 65.00 | £ 42.50

Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-7913-5525-2

Date of publication:
US April 01, 2016
UK March 01, 2016
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This fascinating look at the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections, one of the largest, most comprehensive and important collection of contemporary Chinese art in the world, provides the perfect springboard to explore the role of cultural identity in today’s global art world.

Spanning forty years and bringing together works by artists such as Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Fang Lijun, this volume follows the development of contemporary art in China in the new millennium. Focusing on recent acquisitions of the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections, the book examines them through the prism of cultural globalization and cultural homogeneity. For the younger generation of artists presented in this book, a global art market and global network are part of the norm and their work reflects these conditions. At the same time, Chinese art is now an established entity in contemporary art, and many Chinese artists are exploring what is specifically “Chinese” in their work and turning to the traditions of the past. This groundbreaking volume unfolds a new panorama of Chinese art and assesses how attitudes toward Chinese contemporary art have evolved.

Exhibition at Kunstmu‪seum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee, February 19 - June 19, 2016 To Museum Website

Hardcover, 368 pages, 19,0 x 28,0 cm, 311 color illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-5525-2

$ 65.00 | £ 42.50

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US April 01, 2016
UK March 01, 2016

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