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The Rise of a Feminist Spirit in Contemporary Chinese Art

Britta Erickson

JIANG JIE, Breakable Objects, 1994, installation with plaster and wire, dimensions variable

In China, female artists are becoming fed up with their situation. They are tired of being excluded from important exhibitions. They are sick of being published only in articles or books about female artists. They are not happy when they see women diverted from fine arts practices to work in the less prestigious applied arts. They are resigned when they see themselves and their friends sacrificing careers to support

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