Light before Dawn


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- Size: 28 (L) x 24 (W) cm

- Binding: softcover, 184 pages

- Language: English, Chinese

- Publisher: Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 2013 

This catalogue is published on the occasion of Asia Society Hong Kong Center's exhibition, Light before Dawn, Unofficial Chinese Art 1974-1985. On view from May 15, 2013 to September 1, 2013, this exhibition presents a revealing look at the creative spectrum of China’s most influential contemporary artists from three different artist groups of the period: Wuming (No Name), Xingxing (Star), and Caocao (Grass Society). The book includes a catalogue of all exhibited works, historical context, an essay from the curators, and artist biographies and descriptions of their works. Color plates and descriptions of works from 22 artists.