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Journal articles

Gladston P; Howarth-Gladston L, 2022, '‘Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art, Self-Deconstructed: David Walsh’s Anti-culturalist Curatorial Vision and the Durable Traces of English Romanticism’', Journal of Curatorial Studies

Gladston P, 2022, 'Book Review: The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art', CHINA QUARTERLY, vol. 249, pp. 304 - 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0305741022000108

Gladston P, 2021, '‘Pushing the Limits: Tianxia (‘all under heaven’) and Beijing’s seemingly flagrant disregard for internationally recognised frontiers’', The UK National Committee on China (UKNCC) Guest Contributor Programme., https://ukncc.org/guest-contributors

Gladston P, 2020, '‘Beyond the Pale: Critical Reflections on Society, and Politics Within and at the Borders of China’', di’van: a Journal of Accounts

Gladston P, 2020, '‘Going Over the Edge: COVID-19, contemporary artworlds, the global artistic-industrial complex and NIRIN’', di’van: a Journal of Accounts

Gladston P, 2020, '‘ROCI China and the Prospects of “Post-West” Contemporaneity’', Journal of Transcultural Studies, vol. 11, pp. 150 - 177, https://heiup.uni-heidelberg.de/journals/index.php/transcultural/index

Gladston P; Howarth-Gladston L, 2019, '‘Beyond Dialogue: Interpreting Recent Performances by Xiao Lu’', di’van: a Journal of Accounts

Gladston P, 2019, '“Xiao Lu: Dis-/Continuing Tradition”', TAASA Review – The Asian Arts Society of Australia Journal

Howarth-Gladston L; Gladston P, 2018, 'Seven Paintings', SENSES & SOCIETY, vol. 13, pp. 120 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17458927.2017.1411089

Gladston P, 2018, '‘From Both, and Inconclusively, from Neither: Critical Reflections on the Significances of Yu Youhan's Paintings as a Locus of Aesthetic Modernity’', Eyeline

Gladston P; Howarth-Gladston L, 2017, 'Inside the yellow box: Cultural exceptionalism and the ideology of the gallery space', Journal of Curatorial Studies, vol. 6, pp. 194 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcs.6.2.194_1

Gladston P; Howarth-Gladston L, 2017, 'Datong Dazhang, Power Station of Art, Shanghai', Journal for Cultural Research, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14797585.2017.1308088

Gladston P, 2017, '(Bad) faith in painting(?): Critically re-evaluating the significance of Yu Youhan's political pop series', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY PAINTING, vol. 3, pp. 137 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcp.3.1-2.137_1

Gladston P, 2016, 'Principal editor's foreword', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 3, pp. 211 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.3.3.211_2

Gladston P, 2016, '‘Review of Creativity Class: art school and culture work in postsocialist China by Lily Chumley (Princeton University Press, 2016)’', China Review International: a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies

Gladston P, 2015, 'Found materials: Paul Gladston in conversation with Rudi Stanzel', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 2, pp. 249 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.2.2-3.249_1

Gladston P, 2015, 'Xi Jinping's state visit to the United Kingdom and attendant cultural myths', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 2, pp. 141 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.2.2-3.141_1

Tsong-Zung C; Howarth-Gladston L; Gladston P, 2015, 'Inside the Yellow Box: Chang Tsong-Zung (Johnson Chang) in conversation with Lynne Howarth-Gladston and Paul Gladston', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 2, pp. 103 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.2.1.103_1

Gladston P, 2015, 'Just what is it that makes today's Chinese art so fashionable, so appealing?', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 2, pp. 3 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.2.1.3_2

Gladston P, 2015, 'International Curatorial Practice and the Problematic De-territorialization of the 'Identity' Show: Deconstructing the Third Guangzhou Triennial, Farewell to Post-Colonialism', JOURNAL OF CURATORIAL STUDIES, vol. 4, pp. 7 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcs.4.1.6_1

Gladston P, 2015, '‘Cultural Translation and Post hoc Intellectual Conceit: Critical Reflections on the Conflating of Traditional Chinese Cultural Thought and Practice and the Theory and Practice of Deconstruction in relation to the Theorizing of Contemporary Chinese Art’', Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art Studies

Gladston P, 2015, 'Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China by Lily Chumley', China Review International, vol. 22, pp. 109 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/cri.2015.0025

Gladston P, 2014, 'Measures of Distance (to HomeShop): A conversation with Elaine W. Ho and Edward Sanderson', Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 1, pp. 275 - 287, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.1.2-2.275_1

Hill K; Gladston P; Carrier D, 2014, 'Reviews', Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 1, pp. 309 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.1.2-2.309_5

Gladston P, 2014, 'Editorial', Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 1, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.1.1.3_2

Gladston P, 2014, 'EDITORIAL', JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART, vol. 1, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jcca.1.1.3_2

Gladston P, 2014, '‘Deconstructing Gao Minglu’', Journal of Art Historiography

Gladston P, 2014, '‘Interviews and Documentary Sources in Chinese Contemporary Art Research: Towards the Critical Use of Polylogues’', Art Libraries Journal

Gladston P, 2014, '‘Qianwei (Avant-garde) Art in Reform-era China: Divergence, Reversal and the Persistence of (Subjective) Realism’', Journal of East-Asian Popular Culture

Gladston P, 2014, '‘Somewhere (and Nowhere) between Modernity and Tradition: Towards a Polylogue between Differing International and Indigenous Perspectives on the Significance of Contemporary Chinese Art’,', Tate Papers

Gladston P, 2013, '‘Cultural Translation and Post hoc Intellectual Conceit: Critical Reflections on the Conflating of Traditional Chinese Cultural Thought and Practice, and the Theory and Practice of Deconstruction in relation to the Theorizing of Contemporary Chinese Art’', Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, China

Gladston P, 2013, '’(Re-)Constructing Contemporary Chinese Art: Towards a Polylogue between International and Chinese Theoretical Paradigms’', Zentrum für Kunst and Medientechnologie Karlsruhe website

Gladston P; Hill K, 2012, 'Contemporary Chinese art and criticality: From the general to the particular', Journal of Visual Art Practice, vol. 11, pp. 99 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jvap.11.2-3.99-2

Gladston P, 2012, '‘Problematizing Contemporaneity: Towards a Polylogue between International Postmodernist and Chinese Contemporary Art Theories’', Culture and Dialogue

Gladston P, 2012, '‘Problematizing the New Cultural Separatism: Critical Reflections on Contemporaneity and the Theorizing of Contemporary Chinese Art’', Modern China Studies – Art and Politics in Today’s China and Taiwan

Gladston P, 2011, '‘Lost in Translation: Contemporary Chinese Art and the Waning of Criticality’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2010, '‘Locating Displacement: Envisioning the Complex “Diasporization” of Contemporary Chinese Art’', The Transit Labour Digest

Gladston P, 2010, '‘Permanent (R)Evolution: Contemporaneity and the Historicisation of Contemporary Chinese Art – Part 1’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2010, '‘Permanent (R)Evolution: Contemporaneity and the Historicisation of Contemporary Chinese Art – Part 2’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2010, '‘State of the Art: Davide Quadrio in Conversation with Paul Gladston’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2009, '‘Recurring Intimations of Disorder: A Conversation with Zhang Peili’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2009, '‘Spoiling at the Margins: A Critical Review of Re-writing Culture in Taiwan’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2008, '‘A(n) (In)Decisive Act of Disclosure: Reflections on the ‘85 New Wave Exhibition at the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2008, '‘Chan-Da-da(o)-De-construction or, The Cultural (Il)Logic of Contemporary Chinese “Avant-Garde” Art’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2008, '‘Song Ling in Conversation with Paul Gladston’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2008, '‘Writing On The Wall – (and Entry Gate): A Critical Response to Recent Curatorial Meditations on the ‘Chineseness’ of Contemporary Chinese Visual Art’', Tsinghua Arts: Contemporary Chinese Art Criticism

Gladston P, 2007, '‘(More Writing on) The Wall: Reshaping (Gao Minglu’s Vision of) Contemporary Chinese Art’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2007, '‘Writing On The Wall – (and Entry Gate): A Critical Response to Recent Curatorial Meditations on the ‘Chineseness’ of Contemporary Chinese Visual Art’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Gladston P, 2006, '‘No Matter From Which Side It Is Still Possible To See: A Review of Karen Smith’s Nine Lives: the Birth of Avant-Garde Art in New China’', Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art


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