Monday, August 27, 2012
Reception: Saturday, September 8 4-7pm
Gallery Talk: Wednesday, September 5 10am
Through Performance photographs and sculptures if the internationally acclaimed Chinese artist Liu Bolin, this exhibition explores the interaction of art and society in contemporary China and the complex relationship between individuals and the living environment that they at once rely upon and are confined within. Works included in this exhibition focus on Liu's observation and comment of the political, economic and social environment that has shaped the way Chinese people perceive themselves in a rapidly changing contemporary society. They also reveal the tension between individuals and society. They also reveal the tension between individuals and society as a whole, a topic that shares a worldwide relevance.
West Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 12-4pm, Thurs 12-8pm