Twentieth Century Chinese Painting: Tradition and Innovation – Christina Chu 1995


  • Author: Chritina Chu and Gerard C. C. Chang: editors
  • Publisher: Hong Kong Museum of Art
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Fine
  • Size: 4to
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket, Illustrated

First edition, first printing. Binding tight, square, internally fine, unmarked. DJ shows slight trace of toning, small 1/2″ close tear at rear panel. Text in Chinese and English. Fine in near Fine Dust Jacket. A rare reference book on 20th century Chinese painters.

This fully illustrated catalogue features 137 Chinese paintings and calligraphy by over 100 painters, showcasing the diversity and richness of modern Chinese painting. The catalogue is also accompanied by four scholarly articles which thoroughly explore the tradition and innovation of twentieth century Chinese Painting. 206 Color Plates. Text in Chinese and English.

Published to accompany the exhibition by the Kong Kong Museum of Art. Over 100 artists featured, including: Fu Baoshi, He Tianjian, Li Keran, Lu Yanshao, Shi Lu, Qi Baishi, …

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