China, New Generation


by Jean-Marc Decrop & Jérôme Sans
Skira Editions
256 pages, 24,8 x 2,6 x 28,9 cm, English text
Available from May 2015

He Xiangyu, Hu Xiaoyuan, Huang Ran, Li Hui, Li Ming, Li Shurui, Lu Yang, Ma Qiusha, Su Wenxiang, Wang Guangle, Wang Sishun, Wang Yuyang, Xie Molin, Xu Qu, Yan Xing, Yang Dongxue, Yang Xinguang, Zhang Ding, Zhao Yao et Zhao Zhao.

The first book to focus on Chinese artists born in the 1980s, CHINA: The New Generation explores the advent of a new group to appear on the national and international scenes.

Realizing the urgent need to understand the new landscape of contemporary Chinese art and culture, we set off the meet a generation of artists who display extraordinary richness, dynamism, and clear-sightedness in their expressions and perspectives on the world today.” explain Jean-Marc Decrop and Jérôme Sans.

Born in a country in the full swing of economic, social, and urban change, and benefiting from global access to information and new technologies, these artists have broken free from any artistic legacy to draw upon a transversal, worldwide culture. Embodying the dynamics and diversity of methods and styles, so vast as to be entirely unprecedented in China, these artworks and approaches attest to the extraordinary wealth and accuracy of fresh perspectives on today’s world. This newscene, one of the most vibrant in the world, inaugurates the 21st century by reinventing cultural history and launching contemporary art into a new dimension.

All these artists are presented in this book in a portfolio gather texts and images of their artworks. 

 Available on from May 19, 2015