Contemporary Asian Art

Contemporary Asian Art

By: Melissa Chiu (author), Benjamin Genocchio (author)Hardback

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The definitive volume on contemporary Asian art, this illustrated book is the first to survey art created in Asia or by Asian artists from the 1990s onwards. In four thematic chapters, the full scope of Asian art is covered, from calligraphy and ceramics, to installation and internet art. The book provides a critical overview of the work of established stars Takashi Murakami and Zhang Huan, as well as emerging talents such as Indonesian cartoon artist Wedhar Riyadi and Pakistani graffiti artist Naiza H. Khan. With 200 colour illustrations and nearly 200 artists biographies, this is an indispensable introduction to contemporary art in Asia.

About Author

Melissa Chiu is Director of the Asia Society Museum in New York. Benjamin Genocchio is an art critic for the New York Times.


Introduction * 1. Re-Thinking Tradition * 2. Politics, Society and the State * 3. Asian Pop, Consumerism and Stereotypes * 4. Urban Nature Epilogue: A Glimpse into the Future

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780500238745
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780500238745
  • weight: 1390
  • ISBN10: 050023874X

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