All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Jul 29
Webinar / Virtual Event

Studio Visit and Conversation with Artist Xu Weixin

​Based in Beijing and New York, artist Xu Weixin is known for his stunning, large-size portraits of Chinese people who lived during the Cultural Revolution. In 2016, the series and portraits of contemporary miners were presented with great acclaim at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Please join panelists Xu Weixin (artist), Angie Baecker (Ph.D. Candidate, Asian Languages and Cultures), Lihong Liu (Assistant Professor, History of Art) and moderator Natsu Oyobe (Curator of Asian Art, Museum of Art) in exploring Xu Weixin's studio and in progress works. The conversation will illuminate the art and artists’ roles during the global health crisis as well as the rise of anti-Chinese and anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S. virtual webinar.

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