RAILWAY FROM LHASA TO KATHMANDU, QIU ZHIJIE, 2010, INSTALLATION INCLUDING STEEL., THANG-KA PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND WOOD. PHOTO: THOMAS FUESSER – TAASA Review December 2011
We are now well aware of the hyperreality of Asia as a cognitive category.
Teaching courses on modern and contemporary Asian art, I have come to realise the relatively recent advent of modern and contemporary Asian art as a scholarly field, which simultaneously emerged in eastern Australia and the east coast of the USA in the early 1990s.
In 1991, John Clark (then at ANU) convened a conference on modernity in Asian art [Clark, ed., 1992]...