Tag Archives: China

2016: Untitled 003

Xi Huang: Untitled 003 (2016) (source)

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1955: 憶西環

Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)

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2013: Landscape

Yan Cong: Landscape #6 (2013)

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1964: Oh, My Mangled Head!

In his book Alice in Many Tongues (1964), Warren Weaver spends the last chapter using a curious method to evaluate various translations of Alice in Wonderland. He takes the same passage from each translation—a portion of the Mad Tea-Party—and asks … Continue reading

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2007: White Chair

Jia Aili: White Chair (2007)

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1894: Versions

  Kobayashi Kiyochika: Our Naval Forces in the Yellow Sea Firing at and Sinking Chinese Warships (1894) Josh Cochran: Tritons (c. 2006) Kiyochika’s print is propaganda celebrating Japan’s military superiority in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895. Sources here and here. … Continue reading

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1296: Autumn Colours

Zhao Mengfu: Autumn Colours on the Qiao and Hua Mountains (1296)

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