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Title Mahjong : contemporary Chinese art from the Sigg Collection / edited by Bernhard Fibicher
Imprint Ostfildern-Ruit : Hatje Cantz ; New York : Art Publishers [distributor], ©2005
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  709.51 M2782 2005    AVAILABLE  -  30500101324856
Descript 359 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Published to accompany the exhibition held at Kunstmuseum Bern, 13th June - 16 Oct. 2005, and Kunsthalle Hamburg, Autumn 2006
Includes bibliographical references
The multiple predicaments and upturns of Chinese contemporary art / Ai Weiwei -- Access to China / Uli Sigg in conversation with Matthias Frehner -- Contemporary Chinese art and a declining culture / Li Xianting -- Longing for paradise, negotiating with the real : looking at the Chinese art scene today / Hou Hanru -- Between Scylla and Charybdis : the new context of Chinese contemporary art since 2000 / Pi Li -- Contemporary Chinese art : a market report / Estelle Bories -- Cultural partnerships, maybe more : on the reception of contemporary Chinese art in the West / Bernhard Fibicher -- "Chineseness" -- is there such a thing? A letter form Uli Sigg to the artists taking part in Mahjong -- and their responses -- Icons of the 70s vs. icons of the 80s -- Mao and the Cultural Revolution -- Power play -- Myths and legends -- Individual vs. society -- Consumerism -- Contemporary life -- City vs. countryside -- Tradition revisited -- Chinese perspectives on western art -- Writing as painting -- Body as medium -- Chronology / Feng Boyi -- Short biographies / Therese Bhattacharya-Stettler
Text in English and German
Subject Sigg, Uli -- Art collections -- Catalogs
Sigg, Uli -- Collections d'art -- Expositions
Sigg, Rita -- Collections d'art -- Exposition
Sigg, Uli. fast (OCoLC)fst01623521
Fang, Lijun, 1963-
Xu, Bing, 1955-
Xie, Nanxing
Wang, Guangyi, 1956 or 1957-
Zhang, Peili, 1957-
Wang, Jianwei
Feng, Mengbo, 1966-
Lu, Hao
Ai, Weiwei, 1957-
Zhan, Wang, 1962-
Zhang, Huan, 1965-
Lin, Tianmiao, 1961-
Art, Chinese -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
Art, Chinese -- 21st century -- Exhibitions
Alt Author Fibicher, Bernhard
Frehner, Matthias
Kunstmuseum Bern
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Alt Title Contemporary Chinese art from the Sigg collection
Ma jiang
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