Saturday, April 26, 2014


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When was the last time you walked into a painting exhibition at a commercial gallery and saw something truly politically radical? .....“The Un-Officials | Art Before 85” highlights the practice of artists working in post-Reform China ...... [and] were active amidst the denouement of the prohibitive Cultural Revolution, as early as 1973, ........ [until] Deng Xiaoping after Chairman Mao’s death in 1976. “The Un-Officials” focuses on the efforts of two groups: the Wuming Painting Society (wuming means “no name,” or “anonymous”), founded in 1973, and the Xingxing (“Stars”) Group ...... [all] self-taught artists .... reject[ing] Socialist Realism ... paint[ing] in banned western styles ..... dodg[ing] government surveillance; many of these groups’ members were jailed for insurrection or sent to the countryside for “reeducation.” .... to connect click here

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