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Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Feb 10 - Sept 6, 2017

The second exhibition of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, Tales of Our Time will display new works by artists hailing from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: Chia-En Jao, Kan Xuan, Sun Xun, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Tsang Kin-Wah, Yangjiang Group, and Zhou Tao. Working in a range of mediums, including video, sculpture, installation, mixed media on paper, and participatory intervention, these artists are unified by their distinctive and independent practices that poetically balance politics and aesthetics. Featuring works commissioned for the Guggenheim’s collection, Tales of Our Time will offer a heterogeneous view of contemporary art from China and explore tensions between individual narratives and the constructions of mainstream history. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue and a robust offering of educational programs and public events with artists. Tales of our Time is organized by Hou Hanru, Consulting Curator, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, and Xiaoyu Weng, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Associate Curator of Chinese Art, and led by Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator, Asian Art and Senior Advisor, Global Arts.