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San Francisco

Asian Art Museum

Exhibition Detail
Proximities 2: Knowing Me, Knowing You
Curated by: Glen Helfand
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102


October 11th, 2013 - December 8th, 2013
Opening: 
October 11th, 2013 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Untitled, 2012, Barry McGeeBarry McGee, Untitled, 2012,
2012, acrylic on wood
© Courtesy of the Artist and Ratio 3
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> DESCRIPTION
Some of the Bay Area’s most exciting contemporary artists respond to the question: what is Asia?
 
Asian influences are pervasive in U.S. culture, perhaps nowhere more so than in the Bay Area. But we each encounter Asia differently—some have the intimacy of lineage, while others might have little awareness. In Proximities, a three-part exhibition, a multiplicity of perspectives comes together at the museum, with works that stimulate dialogue around individual ideas about Asia. Proximities 1: What Time Is It There? (May 24–July 21) presents themes related to landscape, imagined and real. Proximities 2: Knowing Me, Knowing You examines Asia as seen through family and community (Oct 11–Dec 8). Proximities 3: Import/Export considers trade and commerce (Dec 20, 2013­–Feb 23, 2014).


This exhibition is curated by Glen Helfand, an independent writer, critic, curator, and educator.


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