INK IN CONTEMPORARY ART: CHINA AND BEYOND

When 17 Apr 2013
4:30PM - 6:00PM
Where China Institute in America
125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
United States
Enquiry 212.744.8181

Left: Wucius Wong. Secluded Cliffs #5, 1987. Ink and color on paper, 26.75 x 35.25 in. Courtesy of the artist
Middle: Xu Bing. Introduction to Square Word Calligraphy, 1994-1996. Ink on paper, 19 x 204 inches. Detail. Courtesy of the artist
Right: Installation view: Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 15-May 8, 2013. Left: Yoshihara Jiro*, Unititled, 1962. Oil on canvas, 182 x 272 cm. Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Right: Sumi Yasuo, Torino No. 31 (Black and White), 1959. Oil on paper, 97 x 77 cm. Private collection, New York.

Wednesday, April 17, 4:30-6pm

A Panel Discussion on Ink in Contemporary Art

Recent exhibitions of ink art suggest a resurgence in the role of ink as an active agent in the development of contemporary Chinese art. While acknowledging China as a site of copious production and a long and active tradition, this informal panel will also explore the energetic engagements with ink in Japan and the United States from the mid-20th century to the present day.

Panelists will include Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mark Johnson, Professor of Art, San Francisco State University, and Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, moderated by Jane DeBevoise, Chair of Asia Art Archive, and introduced by John Rajchman, Professor of Art History at Columbia University.

Co-presented with Asia Art Archive and Columbia University.

Seating is limited, pre-registration required.

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