J I N S H A N P E A S A N T P AI N TI N G I N C H I N A – TAASA Review June 2014
Liwanna Chan I n the latter part of the 20th century, rural workers, untrained in modern artistic traditions, seized on a potent mix of economic and social factors to catalyse one of Chinaâ€™s most important contemporary art movements. Snakes, Lu Yong, 1980â€™s, painting, 75 x 69cm, Zhijiang Province.
Source: Jinshan Peasant Paintings, China Today Press, 1991 A new form of apolitical peasant painting emerged in the late 1970s in Jinshan, south of Shanghai, Zhejiang province.
Jinshan is one of the well known beautiful southern water villages...