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Japanese went abroad with grants and returned to teach Western painting techniques
Sunrise Over the Eastern Sea
Fujishima traveled throughout Japan, sketching and painting the landscape; shows the results of all his journeys
Gao Jianfu after seeing how open the Japanese were to Western art became politically active in urging China's modernization and taught art in Shanghai
The Five-Storied Tower
The perspective and colors are influenced by the West, but Gao took a traditional Asain subject and used traditional Chinese and Japanese brush techniques
The Five-Storied Tower, The leader of the first movement of Chinese artists that combined influences from Asia and the West
urged a socially progressive, low-cost art that could be widely disseminated and that clearly depicted the current political and economic situation in the country
Take Him In
A wounded protester taking refuge from the disorder outside; he enters a printmaking studio where artists interrupt their work to care for their wounded comrade
When the Indian subcontinent was still a British colony, a small group of Indian artists hoped to create an art of global reach by synthesizing Asian and Western techniques into a seamless new style
exemplies Amrita Sher-Gil concerns. Indian women of indifferent races, whom she hoped to elevate by depicting in a noble way
Progresive Art Group
artists wanted to embody the complex reality of India as it became a modern state
A dark figure seated at the center, surrounded by other figures of different colors symbolizing the various races of India
Shows influence from that ancient style and from the simplified sculpture of Brancusi. A spinx fising and stretching its catlike front legs; at its side is a woman opening her eyes as she pulls back a veil.
Zaria Art Society
A group of art students rebelled against the neglect of African traditions and created the society with the goal of expressing more of their school curriculum
The work reflects the artist's study of Nigerian house decoration and woodcarvings, even as it swirls with forms resembling Surrealist automatic drawing.
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