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11.14.2019 | Gallery Conversation: On China’s Past in the Present | Free

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Categories: Misc, Visual Arts


In this gallery talk, Kristina Kleutghen, David W. Mesker Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, and Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, will discuss Ai Weiwei’s engagement with China’s history, including his use of Chinese artifacts and traditional crafts at the same time the country undergoes a radical and ongoing transformation into a global present and future.

Free and open to the public. In conjunction with the exhibition “Ai Weiwei: Bare Life.”

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