Yang Yongshi, an oil painter, at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen. Photo: Edward Wong
John Zarobell
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John Zarobell

China-India rivalry opens up a new cultural front: state-sponsored vs spontaneous art

  • John Zarobell says that much as US abstract art once competed with socialist realism propaganda, India’s and China’s competing visions for art are now vying for cultural influence

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Yang Yongshi, an oil painter, at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen. Photo: Edward Wong
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