Description - My Generation by Barbara Pollack
My Generation is a striking and appealing new volume that presents 75 artworks by 27 young Chinese artists, all born after 1976 after the end of the Cultural Revolution. Covering all media and types of production, their work opens a window onto a new China, a society that has undergone rapid industrialisation and globalisation in the past two decades. Artists and collectives featured include Birdhead, Chi Peng, Chen Ke, Chen Wei, Cui Jie, Double Fly, Guo Hongwei, Hu Xiaoyun, Huang Ran, Irrelevant Commission, Jin Shan, Li Qing, Liang Yuanwei, Liang Yue, Liu Di, Lu Fang, Lu Yang, Ma Qiusha, Made In, Qiu Xiaofei, Song Kun, Shi Zhiying, Sun Xun, Wang Yuyang, Yan Xing, Zhang Ding, Zhou Yilun. Contents of the book: Foreward by Todd Smith, Director, Tampa Museum of Art, Florida; Curator's Preface & Acknowledgements by Barbara Pollack; Young, Gifted and Chinese by Barbara Pollack; Essay 2 by Li Zhenhua; Main Catalogue/Plates section: 75 artworks; Brief captions for comparative images 1-para; Artist biographies; Selected Exhibitions and Publications; Notes on curator; Index; Photo credits.
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Author Biography - Barbara Pollack
Barbara Pollack is a New York-based independent curator, writer, journalist, and a leading expert on contemporary Chinese art. She is the author of The Wild, Wild East: An American Art Critics Adventure in China (2010). Li Zhenhua is a multimedia artist, curator, and founder and director of the Beijing Art Lab.