Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World

Huang Yong Ping (b. 1954, Xiamen).
Theater of the World, 1993. Metal, wood, warming lamps, and live centipedes, toads, snakes, beetles, cockroaches, crickets, stick insects, scorpions, spiders, and lizards, dimensions variable.
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. © Huang Yong Ping

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Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World

Organized by Alexandra Munroe, Philip Tinari, with consulting curator Hou Hanru

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2017

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World
October 6, 2017–January 7, 2018

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World is organized by Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator, Asian Art, and Senior Advisor, Global Arts, at the Guggenheim, and Philip Tinari, Director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, with consulting curator Hou Hanru, Artistic Director of MAXXI, National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome. At the Guggenheim, Xiaorui Zhu-Nowell, Curatorial Assistant, Asian Art, and Kyung An, Assistant Curator, Asian Art, have provided research and organizational support. Archival research has been developed in collaboration with Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong. The curators are working with an international advisory committee that has met under the auspices of the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. The exhibition will be accompanied by a 300-page scholarly catalogue and a range of integrated digital resources.

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