A big color photograph, taken in 2005 by the Beijing artist Hai Bo, of a Chinese peasant riding a bicycle toward us down a long country road. He’s the Maoist hero of yesterday pedaling out of a nostalgia-shrouded past into a confusingly unheroic present.
Friday, April 13, 2007
'Mountains of the Mind in Chinese Art'
An account of a NY Met exhibition of Chinese landscape art from classical times to today with slide show is here.