This introductory essay by Dr Frances Wood on the Political
and Literary Context of the works on show in the exhibition is
by permission of the author from Chinese Printmaking Today: Woodblock
Printing in China 1980-2000 by Anne Farrer. Copyright © 2003
The British Library.
The book is available, price £20.00, from the British
Library Online Shop .
Click on the link to download:
Political and Literary
Context, 1980-2000 (Adobe PDF format. Accessibility
solutions and free 'Reader'
software are available from Adobe.)
A detail from Everlasting Friendship by Wu Jide,
an example from the exhibition with a social and political