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On Power and Beauty: An Exhibition Preview
February 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
On Power and Beauty: An exhibition preview talk with Robert Wilson and Liu Yang
Hear about the inspiration behind “Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty” from designer Robert Wilson and curator Yang Liu.
Hear about the inspiration and first-of-its-kind collaboration behind “Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty,” an exhibition that engages the senses and evokes the dramatic world of the Qing court through rare art objects and experimental design, opening February 4. Robert Wilson is among the world’s foremost theater and visual artists. Wilson is the founder and artistic director of the Watermill Center, a laboratory for the arts in Water Mill, N.Y. His work has been honored with a Pulitzer Prize nomination, two Premio Ubu awards, the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale, and an Olivier Award. Liu Yang. Ph.D. is Mia’s curator of Chinese art and head of the Department of Chinese and South and Southeast Asian Art. A Mark and Mary Goff Fiterman Lecture. Admission is free; tickets required, limited to 2 per person.