paul gladston

Paul Gladstone is a Professor of Contemporary Visual Cultures and Criticial Theory and director of the Centre for Contemporary East-Asian Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham. Between 2005 and 2010 he served as inaugural head of the School of International Communications and director of the Institute for Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham Nigbo, China. His recent book publications include Contemporary art in Shaghai: Conversations with Seven Chinese Artists (2011); 'Avant-Garde' Art Groups in China, 1979-89 (2013); Contemporary Chinese Art: a Critical History (2014); and Yu Youhan (2015). He is principal editor of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art and was an academic adviser to the exhibition Art of Change: New Directions from China, which was staged at the South Bank Centre in London in 2012.

articles

Critical reflections of the significances of Yu Youhan's paintings as a locus of aesthetic modernity
A critical meditation on Chung Sang-Hwa: Seven Paintings
Contemporary Video from Shanghai and Hangzhou
Song Ling's development as an artist in the People's Republic of China
Jia in conversation with Paul Gladston
A Loosely Articulated Series of Notes on Works by the Painter Tang Shu
A conversation with Qiu Anxiong
Zhai Zhenming in Conversation with Paul Gladston
TOWARDS AN UNCERTAIN READING OF THE ART OF ZHANG PEILI
THE WORK OF GENG JIANYI
A CONVERSATION WITH LIANG SHAOJI
A CONVERSATION WITH SUN YUAN AND PENG YU

reviews

we have betrayed the revolution
Excessive Transition
'history in the making–shanghai 1979-2009'