10 Contemporary artworks revisiting Mao’s cultural heritage

The Chinese artistic landscape has quite changed since China opened its gates with Den Xiaoping in the early 90s. A first wave of artists emigrated to Europe and the US after the Tienanmen repression in 1989. They created bastions of resistance against the Chinese intellectual diktat. Then, a second wave of young artists obtained more intellectual liberty. They gathered in particular in 798, a gigantic artistic neighbourhood in … Continue reading 10 Contemporary artworks revisiting Mao’s cultural heritage