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Sophie McIntyre

Sophie McIntyre
Sophie McIntyre is a curator, writer, and lecturer with expertise in contemporary art from Taiwan and China. In 2012, at the Australian National University, she completed a PhD on Taiwan art and identity politics during the post-martial law era. She has worked in art museums for more than fifteen years and has curated several exhibitions of art from Taiwan and mainland China.

Sophie McIntyre reviews 'Photography and China' by Claire Roberts

April 2013, no. 350 26 March 2013
China’s extraordinary economic and cultural ascent during the past two decades has generated significant international interest in Chinese contemporary art, especially in photography now widely promoted in the West as ‘Chinese new art’. Since it was first introduced to China in the 1840s, photography has languished somewhat, overshadowed by the traditional arts of brush painting, calligraphy ... (read more)