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Thirty on Thursday – China’s Millennial Artists: A Generation on the Rise

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  • Thursday
  • October 18, 2018
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

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Join Barbara Pollack, guest curator of My Generation, to learn about her new book Brand New Art From China: A Generation on the Rise. In this new book, Pollack follows the artists featured in My Generation and presents the first book to tell the story of how these Chinese millennials, fast becoming global art superstars, negotiate their cultural heritage, and what this means for China’s impact on the future of global culture.

Award winning journalist, critic and curator Barbara Pollack is the author of the book,  Brand New art from China: A Generation on the Rise, newly published by I. B. Tauris. Pollack is a world renowned specialist on contemporary Chinese Art and curated the show, My Generation: Young Chinese Artists at the Tampa Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg in 2014. Since 1994, she has written for such publications as the New York Times,  Artnews, Art in America, vanity Fair among many others. In recognition of her groundbreaking research, she has received two grants from the Asian Cultural Council (2008, 2016) and the Andy Warhol/creative Capital Arts Wtiters Grant (2010).

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Image Caption: Chi Peng, Sprinting Forward 4, 2004. C-print, 47 1/4 x 91 1/2 in. (120 x 232.4 cm). © Chi Peng. Courtesy of the artist.