What Lies Between: Contemporary Asian American Art, Politics, and the Social Value of Collecting

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Partnerships & Collaborations

With a distinguished history of individual and institutional collecting, coupled with profound shifts in demography and a robust economy, Houston is poised to become a vital hub for contemporary Asian American art.

What does this portend for "traditional" relationships between collectors and artists? Against the backdrop of Asia Society Texas Center's inaugural exhibition, Contemporary Asian Art: Texas Connections, join native Houstonians artist Mel Chin and collector Jereann Chaney for a lively discussion exploring artistic practice, the social value of collecting, and the ties that bind.

Presented in collaboration with Houston Fine Art Fair 2012.

 

Participants

Moderator: Kimberly Davenport, Director & Curator, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston.
Panelist: Mel Chin, Artist.
Panelist: Jereann Chaney, Collector.

 

Event Details

Wed 12 Sep 2012
7:30 PM
1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901
Program full.
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