ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
中文

Sketch of New China 5
SUN XUN 孙逊
2008
46(H)*58.5(W)cm | IMAGE 36*38cm
SXU329

No European name fits the change in China, because China is trying to do in forty years what Europe did in four hundred years. For example, the Western engineers have reached the motor car of today through the development of the cart, the wagon, the carriage, the water wheel, the windmill, the little stationary engine, the old-fashioned traction engine, the railway locomotive, the modern marine engine, the turbine engine, the electric motor, the tricycle, the bicycle, the pneumatic tire, the ball bearing, the gasoline engine, etc. The Chinese gentleman of wealth, however, steps from the ancient cart or wheelbarrow right over all that long process and into his motor car of the latest type.

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