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Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New Mythologies exhibit

Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New Mythologies

Curated by Jinyoung A. Jin, Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New Mythologies traces complex Central Asian geopolitics, history, traditions, and USSR memories through the works of Saule Dyussenbina. The former USSR-born, Kazakh artist encapsulates the cultural diversity and multifaceted political history of Kazakhstan, and she produces new narratives and myths through unexpected juxtapositions of fragmented images.

Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New MythologiesCurated by Jinyoung A. Jin, Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New Mythologies traces complex Central Asian geopolitics, history, traditions, and USSR memories through the works of Saule Dyussenbina. The former USSR-born, Kazakh artist encapsulates the cultural diversity and multifaceted political history of Kazakhstan, and she produces new narratives and myths through unexpected juxtapositions of fragmented images.... Learn More
Again by Seongmin Ahn exhibit

Again by Seongmin Ahn

Again is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.

Again by Seongmin AhnAgain is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.... Learn More
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Simplicity Over Complexity

Brooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.

Simplicity Over ComplexityBrooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.... Learn More
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Zen Rock Garden

Located on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.

Zen Rock GardenLocated on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.... Learn More
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The Studio: Through a Surrealistic Lens

White, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).

The Studio: Through a Surrealistic LensWhite, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).... Learn More

Saule Dyussenbina: Kazakh Funny Games and New Mythologies

Saule Dyussenbina remixes motifs from traditional European ornaments, Kazakh folk culture (like ram horns, horses, and eagle hunters), architectural remains from the Soviet era, and icons of contemporary society (Chanel logos, surveillance cameras) and repeats them kaleidoscopically.

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