Exhibitions: Curator Talk by UCLA Asian Art Expert Roy Hamilton
In this presentation complementing one of Asia Society Texas Center’s current exhibitions, Weavers’ Stories from Island Southeast Asia, curator Roy W. Hamilton will tell the background stories of the featured women textile artists in each of the eight communities. Learn how to understand the artists’ stories in the contexts of the rapidly changing environments in which they work.
Registered ticket holders, please enjoy free admission to the Sarofim Gallery now showing Weavers' Stories From Island Southeast Asia, today during regular gallery hours: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.
About Roy W. Hamilton
Roy W. Hamilton is Curator for Asia and Pacific Collections at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. In this capacity, he has developed and executed many Asian and Pacific art exhibitions. Hamilton is the author of several books, including The Art of Rice: Spirit and Sustenance in Asia, From the Rainbow’s Varied Hue: Textiles of the Southern Philippines, and Gift of the Cotton Maiden: Textiles of Flores and the Solor Islands. In 2006-07, Hamilton received a curatorial fellowship from the Getty Foundation for his research on the textiles of Timor.
Asia Society Texas Center is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.