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Mahjong = Ma jiang : contemporary Chinese art from the Sigg Collection / edited by Bernhard Fibicher.

Mahjong = 麻将 : contemporary Chinese art from the Sigg Collection / edited by Bernhard Fibicher.

Book Book (c2005.)
Description: 359 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz ; c2005.
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  • ISBN: 3775716130 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9783775716130 (hbk.)
General Note: Published to accompany the exhibition held at Kunstmuseum Bern, 13th June - 16 Oct. 2005, and Kunsthalle Hamburg, Autumn 2006.
Contents: The multiple predicaments and upturns of Chinese contemporary art / Ai Weiwei -- Access to China / Uli Sigg in conversation with Matthias Frehner -- Contemporary Chinese art and a declining culture / Li Xianting -- Longing for paradise, negotiating with the real : looking at the Chinese art scene today / Hou Hanru -- Between Scylla and Charybdis : the new context of Chinese contemporary art since 2000 / Pi Li -- Contemporary Chinese art : a market report / Estelle Bories -- Cultural partnerships, maybe more : on the reception of contemporary Chinese art in the West / Bernhard Fibicher -- "Chineseness"--is there such a thing? A letter form Uli Sigg to the artists taking part in Mahjong - and their responses -- Icons of the 70s vs. icons of the 80s -- Mao and the Cultural Revolution -- Power play -- Myths and legends -- Individual vs. society -- Consumerism -- Contemporary life -- City vs. countryside -- Tradition revisited -- Chinese perspectives on western art -- Writing as painting -- Body as medium -- Chronology / Feng Boyi -- Short biographies / Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler.
Language: Text in English and German.
Authors: Fibicher, Bernhard. (Added Author). Frehner, Matthias. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Ma jiang
Citation: Fibicher, Bernhard. "Mahjong = Ma jiang : contemporary Chinese art from the Sigg Collection." Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz ; 2005.

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