Standards are subjective and man-made. But what do we mean by “standards”? A standard is simultaneously a fixed measure, something deemed proper and acceptable, or … Read more
Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash.
The discussion about experimental ink and wash since the 1990s has centered on the problem of whether experimental ink and wash can get into the mainstream of the contemporary Chinese art and that of its cultural status in the art of the world.
According to my own viewpoint, I use in this article “contemporary experimental ink and wash” to denote the concept of “modern ink and wash“, because the concept of “modern” only belongs to the category of “modernism“.
In the popular imagination China has often been regarded as an ethnically, socially and politically homogenous society, an idea that the government in Beijing has … Read more