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July 17, 2011

NOW OPEN - Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints


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July 16, 2011 – October 23, 2011
University of Michigan Museum of Art

This exhibition presents works by 40 leading printmakers from contemporary China to showcase the extraordinary innovations, in both technique and conception, which have transformed this long-established art form in recent years. The exhibition features 114 works by such artists as Xu Bing, Kang Ning, Song Yuanwen, Chen Qi, He Kun, and Fang Limin, as well as many other accomplished printmakers. Curated by Dr. Xiaobing Tang, Helmut F. Stern Professor of Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan and organized by UMMA with the assistance and cooperation of the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China, this exhibition - the largest examination of contemporary Chinese prints in the US since 2000 - provides an important framework for understanding both contemporary art from China and contemporary Chinese society.

Please click on flier for more information and to view some of the artwork on the UMMA site.

Posted by zzhu at July 17, 2011 03:14 PM