Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Pacific Asia Museum: Opening Reception


Calligraffiti: 
Writing in Contemporary Chinese and Latino Art
September 17, 2009 - January 17, 2010




To listen my excerpts of the audio tour at the museum, call (626) 628-9690 and enter item #611 and #612.

I am so honored to be included in this show. Among the artists featured are my long-time heroes Xu Bing and Wenda Gu. Also featured are Zhang Dali, Chongbin Zheng, Yu-Kun Yang, Chaz Bojorquez, Gronk, John Valadez, and Leo Limon.

My work included a series of parasols created in collaboration San Francisco's Apex and and a painting--"One World, One Dream" that I created as part of a live performance with Desi W.O.M.E. at the Oakland Art Gallery.



Unfortunately, because many of the works belong to private collections, the Museum did not allow photography in two of the galleries. I was able to take pictures only in the gallery with the museum murals and my own pieces.  


Video of Xu Bing and LA graffiti artists creating three murals commissioned by the museum in 2003. 
Site specific mural by Gronk.Views of the one of the three galleries.



1 comment:

  1. Though I haven't seen it in person, I am moved by your artistic melding of calligraphy and graffiti(o). In addition to what you say about the difference in time and culture in each of these forms, there is a fascinating interplay between the very private, cloistered calligraphic art, and the public, prosecuted graffiti(o).

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