Detail from July Coming Daily, an artwork commissioned by the Asia Society from Chinese artist Sun Xun for its exhibition “We Do Not Dream Alone”, a showcase of Asian art at its New York museum. Sun’s work refers to the inclusion of Confucian philosophy in the American Declaration of Independence. Photo: Asia Society/Sun Xun
Detail from July Coming Daily, an artwork commissioned by the Asia Society from Chinese artist Sun Xun for its exhibition “We Do Not Dream Alone”, a showcase of Asian art at its New York museum. Sun’s work refers to the inclusion of Confucian philosophy in the American Declaration of Independence. Photo: Asia Society/Sun Xun
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Asian art showcase at Asia Society Museum in New York casts a wide net

  • Singaporean curator Tan Boon Hui arrived at the Asia Society Museum in New York in 2015 with ideas for raising the profile of Asian art in the United States
  • They have borne fruit with the launch of a triennial Asian art show, featuring works by artists from the length and breadth of the continent and the US itself

Detail from July Coming Daily, an artwork commissioned by the Asia Society from Chinese artist Sun Xun for its exhibition “We Do Not Dream Alone”, a showcase of Asian art at its New York museum. Sun’s work refers to the inclusion of Confucian philosophy in the American Declaration of Independence. Photo: Asia Society/Sun Xun
Detail from July Coming Daily, an artwork commissioned by the Asia Society from Chinese artist Sun Xun for its exhibition “We Do Not Dream Alone”, a showcase of Asian art at its New York museum. Sun’s work refers to the inclusion of Confucian philosophy in the American Declaration of Independence. Photo: Asia Society/Sun Xun
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