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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681778976
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 11/13/2018
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Madeleine
O'Deais 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.
Shehas written for a range of other publications includingthe
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

ONE Beijing 1986 1

TWO I do not believe! 15

THREE The Stars 44

FOUR Very heaven 75

FIVE A terrible beauty 108

SIX Nothing to my name 152

SEVEN Whose Utopia? 179

EIGHT Beijing welcomes you! 200

NINE Isn’t something missing? 221

TEN Amnesia and memory 245

ELEVEN The people and the republic 281

Dramatis personae 299

Timeline 311

Acknowledgements 317

Notes 320

Index 339

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