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Art criticism

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China's Post-Utopian 

Contemporary Art Criticism

By HU FANG

Illustration by Joon Mo Kang / ArtAsiaPacific

There are numerous practical reasons why people write about art. These include the need to make a living, the need to satisfy one’s employer, the struggle for power, the desire for education, as part of curating an exhibition or simply for personal reasons. In China today, all these reasons come into play. Generally speaking, however, as one observes how art served political ends in China in the recent past and how it has come to serve the market…

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