Skip to main content

Last Days of Light, Space and Time and Artist Talk at Alisan Fine Arts


Installation view, Light, Space and Time, Courtesy Alisan Fine Arts

Light, Space and Time
Closing Friday, June 21, 2024

Be sure to view Light, Space and Time, a group exhibition featuring the work of California-based Asian American visual artists Julie W Chang, Summer Mei-Ling Lee and Zhang Jian-Jun before the show closes this Friday at Alisan Fine Arts.

Influenced by the Californian coast and the Light and Space movement, Chang, Lee and Zhang approach light and space through a different lens and additional dimension. Informed by historical-cultural perspectives, their practices add a “time” element to the works in the exhibition.

The particular light of the California coast has long informed the work of artists living and working on the West coast of the U.S., most notably in the atmospheric works by artists associated with the Light and Space movement (1950-1970). Artists who were part of this movement—including Robert Irwin, James Turrell and Larry Bell—typically created minimalist art that was concerned with how geometric shapes and the use of light could affect the environment and perception. By adding in time—through the weaving and layering of historical and contemporary cultural symbols and exploring personal histories and the natural world—these three artists in Light, Space and Time are creating work that is also concerned with how the personal and historical affect the environment and our perception.

To learn more, click here.


Artist Talk: Christy Chan
Thursday, June 20, 2024
6-8pm (Program will begin at 6:30)
120 East 65th Street, NYC

Alisan Fine Arts is also excited to host a special screening and artist talk by Christy Chan who will  speak about her recent and upcoming projects on June 20th.

Christy Chan received the Creative Capital Award in 2024, and is a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow in Visual Art. She creates public art projects that question the everyday power structures that uphold white supremacy in the United States. Using a combination of video, projection art, installation, performance, object design, and social practice, her projects are often participatory, city-wide platforms that aim to draw citizens from under-represented communities together to speak their truths.

Contact [email protected] for more information or with any enquiries.

Asia Week New York Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 2091, New York, NY 10021

2024 Presenting Sponsor

Asia Week New York Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade membership organization registered with the state of New York.