Week 14 notes
Popular in Arts and Society: Visual
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Date Created: 11/20/15
Globalization and Repression quotLiteratiquot painting 0 Calligraphy from The FourAccompishments c 1500 Artists work for government and then retire to practice amp perfect the four accomplishments Calligraphy Painting 0 Music 0 Games of strategy 0 Wang Meng The Simple Retreat c 1370 o Zhu Ruoji Returning Home c 1695 Art incorporates written language poems or writings Pairing of word and text is very important 0 Bada Shanren Flowers and Insects 1683 Trying to maintain a style that has been around for hundreds of years Desire is for the art not to change and to live up to past standards quotNeoliteratiquot painting form of autonomous art disconnected from politics and focuses on traditional styles of Chinese paintings 0 Lin Jin A Feast 2001 Focus on the good life eating drinking in China 0 Shen Zhou Ode to the Pomegranate and Melon Vine 1306 0 Huang Yan Face Painting Plum 2004 Tries to push boundaries without getting caught Controversial because representing the human body in art and using it as a canvas is not accepted in traditional Chinese art 0 Jin Nong Plum Blossoms 1757 0 Chen Guangwu Callgraph Painting 2005 Writes calligraphy in layers until all the letters become obscured and hidden 0 ChingYing Man Reuni cation lAm Very Happy 1997 Creates arti cial sense of happiness through language 0 Wenda Gu United Nations 1997 No real language used in canopies Mixture of alphabets throughout the world 0 Wenda Gu Tempe ofHeaven 1998 Canopies of woven hair hang from the ceilings with calligraphy Hair is real distinguishable and blended together to symbolize world peace 0 Xu Bing Books from the Sky 1992 Books printed using government style paper font so it is easily recognizable Made up characters does not actually say anything Conveys message that what the government is saying is garbage o Xu Bing Introduction to New English Calligraphy 1996 O O O Participatory installation Has traveled to multiple locations These are not Chinese characters they are English words written to look like a Chinese symbol Ai Weiwei Study of Perspective Tienanmen from the series Study of Perspective 1997 June 5 1989 in Tienanmen Square group of student protestors occupy the Square to protest government corruption amp brutality Tienanmen Square is a large Square in Beijing leading into the city Chairman Mao39s body is here 0 Chinese government declared martial law Tanks are sent to force out protestors Led to around 800 deaths of mostly protestors Ai Weiwei Untitled 1986 Ai Weiwei Bench Map of China 2004 Weiwei was extremely critical of the Chinese government Mao destroyed many temples This piece is made of a piece of wood from a bench of a temple that is trying to be rid of in Chinese culture 0 Looks like border of China symbolic
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