What About the Art? Focusing on Creativity in Artistic Practices
Where: Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave.
212-288-6400 Price: Free, reservation recommended
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This half-day symposium, organized in collaboration with artist Cai Guo-Qiang, focuses on creativity, artistic expression and methodology.
At a time when major exhibitions and biennials often focus on popular topics such as the environment, violent conflict, and cultural identity and context, there continues to be a lack of direct inquiry into the creative process and artists themselves. This was an issue raised in the recent exhibition curated by Cai Guo-Qiang at the Qatar Museum in Doha entitled What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China. While these sociopolitical topics are important, equally crucial is a focus on artworks and artistic practices. Two specialized examine the importance of these considerations when curating in a global context.Buy tickets/get more info now