CHINA THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: LOOKING BACK Adam Geczy – TAASA Review March 2018

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This article was originally found in the March 2018 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 27, Issue 1, Page 15).

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W hen the 2015 Metropolitan Gala opened on the first Monday in May', its exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass was met with oddly extreme responses, sometimes by the same person.

China: Through the Looking Glass was undeniably a technical feat of curatorship and staging, dazzling on every level.

Combining fashion, art and film, it explored the many ways in which China andChineseness’ has been evoked, troped and shaped through these forms...