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Branching Paths to Self-Liberation

Volume 16, Number 6, November/December 2017
by Lu Mingjun

Article Description

In this essay, Lu Mingjun points out the contemporary Chinese art practices of the past twenty years have been unable to escape from the historical structure and ideological system dominated by globalization/postcolonialism. And whether they proactively engage it or are passively drawn in to it, many artists and curators are searching different paths of self-liberation,

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