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Sam Gilliam, A Kind of Love, 2021, acrylic, sawdust, encaustic on wood panel, mounted in wood frame, 60" × 60" × 4" (152.4 cm × 152.4 cm × 10.2 cm) © 2021 Sam Gilliam / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Events

Abstract Expressionism from an East Asian Perspective

A Panel Discussion with Michael Lim, Lukas Tam, and Bocheng Shen

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021
7 PM HKT / 8 PM KST / 7 AM EDT
Zoom Webinar

Coinciding with Sam Gilliam’s inaugural exhibition at Pace Gallery in Hong Kong, this panel discussion brings together three distinguished voices in contemporary art to speak about the history of Abstract Expressionism in the East Asia region.

Seoul-based scholar Michael Lim, Hong Kong-based scholar Lukas Tam, and Taipei-based scholar Bocheng Shen will discuss the introduction and development of Abstract Expressionism in East Asia. The event will also consider artistic, philosophical, and cultural exchanges between the east and the west from the 1950s to the 1970s. The discussion will be moderated by Andria Hickey, senior director and curator at Pace.

Event Details

Abstract Expressionism from an East Asian Perspective: A Panel Discussion with Michael Lim, Lukas Tam, and Bocheng Shen
Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021
7 PM HKT / 8 PM KST / 7 AM EDT
Zoom Webinar

How to Attend

At the time of the event, click here to join the Zoom Webinar.

For questions about the event, please email hongkong@pacegallery.com.
Michael Lim

Michael Lim is an Art and Design Historian. Formerly an Assistant Curator at ArtSonje Center and Dong-A Ilbo Press Museum, and editor-in-chief of SigongArt Publications, Gong-ye-wah-Moon-hwa (Arts & Crafts magazine) and Art in Culture (contemporary art magazine).

Lukas Tam Wai Ping

Professor Lukas Tam Wai Ping lives and works in Hong Kong. He is currently an associate professor in the department of fine arts at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his postgraduate degree from the Slade School of Fine Art, United Kingdom.

Bocheng Shen

Professor Bocheng Shen lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. He serves as the Assistant Professor at both the School of Fine Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts and the Department of Sculpture at the National Taiwan University of Arts. He holds a PhD in Art Creation and Theory from Tainan National University of Arts.

Andria Hickey

Andria Hickey lives and works in New York. She is the senior director and curator at Pace Gallery. She previously served as the curator of Public Art Fund and senior curator of MOCA, Cleveland.

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