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
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

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

Topic |   Art
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
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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