Sun Xun, The Time Vivarium-16, 2014, acrylic and ink on paper mounted to aluminum, Pizzuti Collection
Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions,
Asia Society Texas
In person event, opening reception, February 10, 2023:
5:30pm Conversation with Artists
6:30–8pm Reception and Gallery Opening
The show highlights work by over 30 contemporary artists of Chinese descent who reinterpret traditions in dynamic and innovative ways.
To celebrate the exhibition, join guest curator Dr. Susan L. Beningson for a conversation with featured artists Zheng Chongbin, Zhang Jian-Jun, Wu Chi-Tsung, Kelly Wang, and Bingyi. Discussing their art on view in the exhibition, the artists will guide the audience through their respective practices and a reflective conversation on the essential themes of Summoning Memories, including how each artist explores, changes, and subverts various aspects of Chinese art historical traditions to forge new artistic ground.