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  • I Like Hong Kong

I Like Hong Kong

Art and Deterritorialization

Frank Vigneron

English , 2010/06 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Hong Kong Studies

190 x 235 mm , 376pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-431-3

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Contemporary Chinese art is nowadays a subject area widely taught and researched in academic and non-academic publications, but it has not yet been studied by 'localizing' the research in specific cultural areas within the Chinese world. Selecting Hong Kong for a first such study was an obvious choice, since Hong Kong culture has had for already quite a long time very specific features which have put it apart from the generally accepted definition of Chinese national culture. Although it is not a survey of 'Hong Kong art,' as such a study would demand many more books, the works of about eighty artists working in Hong Kong (and sometimes outside) have been analyzed and contextualized in these pages.

Frank Vigneron is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the history of Chinese painting from the 18th century onwards as well as on different aspects of contemporary Chinese art as seen in a global context.

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