Wu Hung
Wu Hung is Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago and Adjunct Curator, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago.
Hung, Wu
Hung, Wu
United States of America
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Description: The Art of Mu Xin: Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes
Among contemporary Chinese artists Mu Xin is special on two accounts. First, he is arguably the most learned in both Chinese and Western literature and philosophy, and he fuses this knowledge with his writing and painting with equal mastery. In this regard he can be compared with Gao Xingjian, the most recent winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, who is also a dedicated painter. But in my view...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.40-44