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Wei Qingji---chinese-experimental-ink-wash
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The Chinese Experimental Ink and Wash Seen from the Angle of the History of Art and the History of Ideology

The academic contention about the problem of ink and wash which has gone on for almost a century and the unceasing innovation of ink and wash parallel with it are two of the most thought-provoking phenomena in Chinese culture in the 20th Century.

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Charting the Roamer’s Space---conceptual painting
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Charting the Roamer’s Space

At the beginning of the century, setting out from different levels, fields and points of departure, several young artists moved towards a common space for … Read more

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The Eighteen layers of Chinese Hell

Diyu, 地獄, the Traditional Chinese Hell, based on Buddhism concept of Naraka, is an underground maze with various levels and chambers, where souls are taken after death to atone for the sins they committed when they were alive.

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How to make art with human hair

Dexuan Zhang, a 66 year old man from Chengdu, creates portraits of people using human hair and wires.

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“Black and White” and the Disappearance of the Modern Character

Experimental ink and wash” has already a fairly long history.

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Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash

Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash.

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Opening and Extending: The Significance of Experimental Ink and Wash in Art History

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.

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