Art in turmoil : the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76 /

"Forty years after the Cultural Revolution, Art in Turmoil revisits the visual and performing arts of the period - the paintings, propaganda posters, political cartoons, sculpture, folk arts, private sketchbooks, opera, and ballet. Probing deeply, it examines what these vibrant, militant, often...

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Other Authors / Creators:King, Richard, 1951 February 5-
Croizier, Ralph C.
Watson, Scott, 1950-
Zheng, Sheng Tian, 1938-
Format: Book
Imprint: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2010]
Series:Contemporary Chinese studies.
Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST)
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Vibrant images of a turbulent decade / Richard King and Jan Walls
  • The art of the cultural revolution / Julia F. Andrews
  • Summoning Confucius : inside Shi Lu's imagination / Shelley Drake Hawks
  • Brushes are weapons : an art school and its artists / Shengtian Zheng
  • When we were young : up to the mountains, down to the villages / Gu Xiong
  • The Rent collection courtyard, past and present / Britta Erickson
  • Hu Xian peasant painting : from revolutionary icon to market commodity / Ralph Croizier
  • Model theatrical works and the remodelling of the cultural revolution / Paul Clark
  • Feminism in the revolutionary model ballets The white-haired girl and The red detachment of women / Bai Di
  • Fantasies of battle : making the militant hero prominent / Richard King.