Framing considerations in the prc: creating value in the contemporary chinese art market1

  title={Framing considerations in the prc: creating value in the contemporary chinese art market1},
  author={Annamma Joy and John F. SHERRY, JR.‡},
  journal={Consumption Markets \& Culture},
  pages={307 - 348}
This study of art galleries in the Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC) uses a political economy approach to examine the contours of the art world and the art market. A Chinese art market based on the Western and Japanese models was created in the early twentieth century, but was abolished in 1949 when the PRC, under Chairman Mao, adopted a socialist framing model on a national scale. Breaking out of this totalizing frame was difficult despite the adoption of market socialism in 1979. The decade… 

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