Approaching Monumentality in Transcultural Contexts: Past and Present of Chinese Art Collections

chinesisches Monumentalgemälde

Zwischenraum – A Space Between

Discussion with Feng He (Art historian, Heidelberg University) and Ursula Panhans-Bühler (Art critic, Guest professor Beihang University Beijing)

What implications are tied to monumentality in China? How can  monumentality be defined in ancient and contemporary Chinese art? Starting from the monumental painting „Suppression of the Lin Shuangwen Uprising in Taiwan“, which is currently on display at MARKK, we will disuss the concept of monumentality with an emphasis on collective memory, provenance and the current boom of Chinese art institutions.

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Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation

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