Kuiyi Shen

Director, Chinese Studies Program; Professor of Art History, UC San Diego

Kuiyi Shen is a leading scholar of modern and contemporary Chinese art and Sino-Japanese cultural exchange of the early 20th century. His recent book, “The Art of Modern China” co-authored with Julia Andrews, won the 2103 ICAS Book Prize in Humanities. He is also the managing editor of Brill’s book series Modern Asian Art and Visual Culture.

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Books

“The Art of Modern China” (co-author), University of California Press, 2012

“Light before Dawn: Unofficial Chinese Art, 1974-1985” (co-author), Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 2013

“Liangyou: Kaleidoscopic Modernity and the Shanghai Global Metropolis, 1926-1945” (co-editor), Brill, 2013

“Blooming in the Shadows” (co-author), China Institute, 2011

“Chinese Poster” (co-author), Prestel Publishing, 2009

“The Elegant Gather: The Yeh Family Collection,” (co-author), Asian Art Museum, 2006

“Between the Thunder and the Rain: Chinese Paintings from the Opium War Through the Cultural Revolution 1840-1979,” (co-author), Echo Rock Ventures, 2000

“A Century in Crisis,” (co-author), Guggenheim Museum, 1998