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Title The party and the arty in China : the new politics of culture / Richard Curt Kraus.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages).
Series State and society in East Asia
State and society in East Asia.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Art and state -- China.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Cultural reform as an afterthought -- The waning authority of the Chinese state as patron of the arts -- Normalizing nudity -- The Chinese censorship game : new rules for the prevention of art -- Artists as professionals -- The price of beauty -- The hands that feed them.
Summary Arguing that cultural reform is a key aspect of political reform, Richard Kraus shows here that China's economic transformation has dramatically liberated the production and consumption of culture. In this original and provocative study, Kraus offers a political analysis of Chinese culture that includes all genres of art. Surveying the evolution of China's cultural politics between 1979 and 2003, this book explores the complex relationship between money and art as exemplified by declining state arts patronage, changing standards for painting nudity, censorship, and the professionalization of a.
Other Title Print version: Kraus, Richard Curt. Party and the arty in China. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004