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REVIEWS

SHANGHAI

Zendai Museum of Modern Art

Soft Power

Asian Attitude

HERI DONO, Trojan Horse, 2007, installation view. 

Courtesy Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai.

Organized by a team of China-based curators, Biljana Ciric, Binghui Huangfu and Shen Qibin, "Soft Power: Asian Attitude" set out with the ambitious goal to create an Eastern counterweight to the axial sway of the Western art world on international art discourse. Although this aim wasn't wholly realized by all of the 30 artists included in the exhibition—most addressed the issue of Western influence, while others elected to explore themes…

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