Date(s) - 05/10/2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Seattle Art Museum, Simons Board Room
1300 First Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Join the Washington State China Relations Council in partnership with the Seattle Art Museum’s Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas and NanHai for the inaugural session of WSCRC’s Chinese Art & Culture Series on “Contemporary Asian Art from Global Perspectives.”
Joining WSCRC is Edward Gui, Director of NanHai Art, a San Francisco Bay Area gallery and art center devoted to presenting and promoting a roster of leading contemporary Chinese artists, including Liu Kuo-sung, Hou Beiren, Qiu Deshu, Wang Tiande, Shen Chen, Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney (Qiu Mai). In addition to documenting, researching, publishing, exhibiting and collecting, Edward initiated NanHai Art Seminar Series and invites leading scholars to speak on trends and issues in the field on a regular basis. Edward is also the founder and organizer of Asia Week San Francisco Bay Area. Now in its 4th edition, Asia Week has become an influential platform showcasing and promoting Asian art in the US West Coast and beyond. A regular exhibitor at various international art fairs, Edward commands extensive first-hand experience on contemporary Chinese art and its market.