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Su Jian: Untitled (2017); artist’s website is here.
Xi Huang: Untitled 003 (2016) (source)
Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)
Yan Cong: Landscape #6 (2013)
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
Jia Aili: White Chair (2007)
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