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The Cooperative Contemporary

Volume 19, Number 5/6, November/December 2020
by Jane DeBevoise

Article Description

Jane DeBevoise discusses several milestones in the development of contemporary Chinese art, starting with Ai Weiwei and Feng Boyi's infamous Fuck Off exhibition that aimed to resist "the threat of assimilation and vulgarization" when Chinese art began to gain prominence in the international art scene.

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Jane DeBevoise, Ai Weiwei, Feng Boyi, Fuck Off, Shanghai Biennale, First Guangzhou Triennial, Nanjing Triennial, Long March Project, Long March: A Walking Visual Display, papercutting, Beijing Olympics, Ken Lum