“For an outdoor sculpture show in Ube in 1971, Kishio Suga balanced several stones along the middle of a fiberglass plank some seventy feet long and set it afloat on a lake to take its own way across the sunlit water, subjecting the serial order of Minimalist compositions to the flowing course of nature.” – Stand Still A Moment
Alexandra Munroe discusses the theoretical evolution of the “No Country” exhibition, the Guggenheim’s Asian Art Initiative and Asian Art Council, and the ways in which the institution might evolve to become still more transnational. She also discusses previous Guggenheim exhibitions that have featured artists from Asia, including its large-scale retrospectives of Lee Ufan and Cai Guo-Qiang, “new generation” shows like “Being Singular Plural,” and the recent Gutai survey.
The Bangkok Art Biennale Foundation is led by Poshyananda along with a number of international advisors, including Alexandra Munroe, senior curator of Asian art and senior advisor of global arts at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation…
The first Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB) will be held next year, from November 2018 to February 2019 in Thailand’s capital. The announcement regarding BAB’s first edition was made in Venice on May 13 at the Westin Europa & Regina Hotel, San Marco, by the Bangkok Art Biennale Foundation, which was co-founded by food and beverage mogul Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi and the former permanent secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Culture, Apinan Poshyananda.
International advisors to the Biennale include Alexandra Munroe, senior curator of Asian art and senior advisor of global arts at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation.
The first-ever Bangkok Biennale, spearheaded by former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Culture Apinan Poshyananda, will be held in the capital of Thailand from November 2018 to February 2019, Crystal Wu of ArtAsiaPacific reports. The Bangkok Art Biennale Foundation made the announcement at the Westin Europa & Regina Hotel in San Marco, Venice, on May 13, which coincided with the opening of the Fifty-Seventh Venice Biennale.
Celebrating literature and free expression with the most exciting writers from around the world. Tuesday, May 2nd, 7pm-9pm.
Rokudenashiko, a feminist Japanese manga artist making colorful models of her vagina, Ali Asgar, an LGBTQ+ Bangladeshi performance artist, and revolutionary Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo, the “Bob Dylan of Iran” (New York Times), will explore politics, gender and identity, and discuss their experiences facing persecution for their creative expression. The conversation will be moderated by Alexandra Munroe, Guggenheim Senior Curator for Asian Art.
Tuesday, May 2nd, 7pm-9pm
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