and Westernization

China became a republic in 1911. People looked for stimulating ideas from abroad to revitalize Chinese culture. Some of the artists represented here studied in Europe or Japan during the early decades. In concept and technique, works by these reformers and their followers often reveal traces of Western influence.

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