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Author Fok, Silvia.
Title Life and death [electronic resource] : art and the body in contemporary China / Silvia Fok.
Publication Info. Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Intellect, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents FrontCover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1: Life, Death and the Body in Art in the PRC; The production and reception of contemporary Chinese art; The artist's body as a revolutionary tool in contemporary Chinese art: Somatic perception and criticism; Life, death and the body in art; Tactile materiality of corpse in art; Tactile materiality of skull in art; Overview of the book; Notes.
Chapter 2: The Role of the Body in Representing Death in Art: Simulation of Death versus Dying in the Name of Art versus Photography Documenting Dying and DeathSimulation of death; -- Wei Guangqing, Suicide Project, 1988; -- Lanzhou Art Army, Funeral/Burial, 1993; -- The SHS Group, Big Glass, Paradise in a Dream, 1993; -- Huang Yan, Lying on the Rail, Suicide/Murder News, 1996; -- Zhu Gang, Obituary, 1999; -- Zhou Bin, A Traffic Accident Scene, 1999; -- Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction, 2004-present; Dying in the name of art; -- Qi Li, Ice Burial, 1992; -- Zhang Shengquan (Da Zhang), Dying on 1 January 2000.
Photography documenting dying and death- Wang Youshen, Before and After Grandmother Passed Away, 1989-1995; -- Song Yongping, My Parents, 1999-2001; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 3: Animal Body in Art; Human body interacting with animal body; -- Zhang Peili, Document of Hygiene No. 3, 1991; -- Dai Guangyu, Incontinence, 2005; -- Wang Jin, To Marry a Mule, 1995; -- Wang Chuyu, Pigeon Dinner, 1999; -- Zhang Shengquan, To Cross/To Carry a Goat, 1996; -- Sun Yuan and Xiao Yu, Herdsman, 1998; -- Xu Zhen, But I Don't Need Anything (I'm Not Asking for Anything), 1999; -- Wu Gaozhong, Birthday on 28 May, 2000.
Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, A Safe Island, 2003Animal bodies interacting among one another; -- Xu Bing, A Case Study of Cultural Transference, 1994; -- Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, Dogs Cannot Touch Each Other: Controversy Model, 2003; Display of living and dead animal body; -- Xiao Yu, Ruan, 1999; -- Yang Maoyuan, Inflated Horse, 2001; -- Xu Bing, Wild Zebra, 2002; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 4: Corporeal Materials in Art; Human body interacting with body parts; -- Zhu Yu, Basics of Total Knowledge No. 4, 1998-1999; -- Zhu Yu, Skin Graft, 2000; Human body interacting with corpses.
Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, Body Link, 2000- Zhu Yu, Eating People, 2000; -- Zhu Yu, Sacrifice: Feed a Dog with His Child, 2002; Human ashes as material in art; -- Dai Guangyu, Be Lost, 1999; -- Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, One or All, 2004; -- Xu Bing, Where Does the Dust Collect?, 2004; Human blood as material in art; -- Yang Zhichao, Macau, 2005; Human hair as material in art; -- Leung Mee Ping, Memorise the Future, 1998-2002; -- Gu Wenda, United Nations -- China Monument: The Great Wall of People, 2004; -- He Chengyao, The Possibility of Hair, 2006; Human body as material in art.
Yang Zhichao and Ai Weiwei, Hide, 2002.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Feb. 25, 2013).
Subject Life in art.
Death in art.
Art, Chinese -- 20th century.
Art, Chinese -- 21st century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Fok, Silvia Life and Death : Art and the Body in Contemporary China Bristol : Intellect, c2012 9781841506265
ISBN 9781841507644 (electronic bk.)
1841507644 (electronic bk.)
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