The Phoenix Years: Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China

The Phoenix Years: Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China

by Madeleine O'Dea

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ISBN-13: 9781681775883
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
File size: 48 MB
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About the Author

Madeleine O'Dea is a writer and journalist who has been covering the political, economic and cultural life of China for the past three decades. She first went to Beijing in 1986 as the correspondent for the Australian Financial Review newspaper, and covered China through the 1990s as a producer with ABC Television. She was the founding editor-in-chief of Artinfo China and the Asia correspondent for Art + Auction and Modern Painters magazines. She has written for a range of other publications including the Guardian, The Art Newspaper, Bazaar Art, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, the Toronto Globe and Mail, and The Australian.

Table of Contents

A note on Chinese names ix

1 Beijing 1986 1

2 I do not believe! 15

3 The Stars 44

4 Very heaven 75

5 A terrible beauty 108

6 Nothing to my name 152

7 Whose Utopia? 179

8 Beijing welcomes you! 200

9 Isn't something missing? 221

10 Amnesia and memory 245

11 The people and the republic 281

Dramatis personae 299

Timeline 311

Acknowledgements 317

Notes 320

Index 339

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