Artist Conversation: Kelly Wang and Zhang Hongtu

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Artist Conversation: Kelly Wang and Zhang Hongtu

Thursday, February 17, 2022 @ 5:30 pm

Artists Kelly Wang and Zhang Hongtu combine contemporary and ancient influences, as well as American and Asian traditions, to create multimedia works infused with elements of cultural identity and heritage. They will use Wang’s exhibition Between Heartlands, on view at Art@Bainbridge, to discuss their artistic inspiration and process. Wang brings the perspective of a person raised in New York City with Asian roots, while Zhang was born in China and came to the United States seeking artistic and religious freedom. 

Free registration via Zoom here. (when prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar "español" o el idioma de su elección.

LATE THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support for this program has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation.  

Kelly Wang (Wang Jiayi王佳怡) (born 1992, New York, NY; active New York), Van Gogh/Bodhidharma #31, 2018. Ink on paper