Jan 13

Traditional Chinese Art Under Western Influence: Intro to Contemporary Leading Chinese Artists

chinese art Speaker: Gan Yu

An important issue within the contemporary Chinese art circle is the close relationship between Eastern and Western cultures, and their effects on one another when it comes to traditional Chinese Painting and calligraphy. Chinese Art today is heavily influenced by Western art and concepts, particularly ink and oil paintings, and performance arts. By transforming both conventional and contemporary Western vocabulary, Chinese artists are now negotiating culture differences between the past and present, self and others, as well as styles and ideas. Five mainstreams artists in particular have ushered in this modern take on traditional Chinese art over the past century, the oldest, 95 years old and the youngest, 46 years old.

Duration : 1:2:21