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Gao Archive 1989 China/Avant-Garde Exhibition: Reflections: Some of Exhibition Objects

This library guide is an overview of the exhibit, "1989 China/Avant-Garde Exhibition: Reflections," a selection of rare archive held by Professor Gao Minglu of the Department of History of Art and Architecture (HAA) at University of Pittsburgh.

Exhibit Brief Description

"1989 China/Avant-Garde Exhibition: Reflections" provides a rare opportunity to view selected materials from the personal archive of Gao Minglu relative to the first nationwide avant-garde exhibition directly associated with contemporary Chinese art. Primary resources presented at the current exhibition include art works, photos, news coverage, and most importantly, Gao Minglu's work notes, correspondence, official documents and reports that record the initiation, preparation and launch of the China/Avant-Garde Exhibition.

Document

A cover of a journal titled Meishujia Tongxun (Artists Communication), 1986. No. 5.

Historical Memories - Photograph

Gao Minglu delivering the speech at the opening ceremony of the China Avant/Garde Exhibition

Gao Minglu delivering the speech at the opening ceremony of the China Avant/Garde Exhibition.

By Xu Bing. A Book from the Sky, engraving. 1988

By Xu Bing. A Book from the Sky, engraving. 1988.

Manuscript

A note by Tang Song and Xiao Lu