May 6, 2009 - Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) - May 10 – May 18, 2009
May 6, 2009

May 10 – May 18, 2009

Eko Nugroho
Agama Manusia #3
2008
acrylic on canvas
78.7 x 59 in
Courtesy of the artist and Tyler Rollins Fine Art

Sunday May 10 – Monday May 18, 2009

www.acaw.net

Get the best of the best in Asian art today! Over 200 artists present their works at 35 museums and galleries across New York City. Programs include open portfolios, artist talks, panel discussions, video screenings, and performances alongside exhibitions at leading New York galleries and museums. This is the sixth Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW).

This year’s highlights include:
• Conversation: What’s ahead for Asian contemporary art? With Documenta 13 curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, artist Lee Mingwei (Taiwan/US) and Melissa Chiu at Asia Society (May 11)
• Qiu Zhijie (China) and Alexandra Munroe at China Institute (May 12)
• Lisa Ross and Nan Goldin at Daneyal Mahmood Gallery (May 14)
• Jakkai Siributr (Thailand) at Rubin Museum of Art (May 15)
• Almagul Menlibayeva (Kazakhstan), Esra Ersen (Turkey) and Lara Baladi (Lebanon) with Iftikhar Dadi, Leeza Ahmady, and Reem Fadda at Asia Society (May 17)
• Muratbek Djumaliev and Gulnara Kasmalieva (Kyrgyzstan) at the Museum of Modern Art (May 18)

Most programs are free to the public and some require advance booking. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.acaw.net

Participating Venues:
Ana Tzarev Gallery
Art Projects International*
Arts. i Gallery / Religare Arts Initiative
Asia Society and Museum*
Bose Pacia*
Chambers Fine Art
The Chelsea Art Museum
Ch’i Contemporary Fine Art
China Institute*
Crossing Art
Daneyal Mahmood Gallery
Dean Project
Eli Klein Fine Art
Ethan Cohen Fine Arts*
Gallery 456
Gallery Korea
Gana Art Gallery
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum*
Indo-American Arts Council, Inc.
Japan Society*
Kips Gallery
Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery
The Museum of Modern Art
M. Sutherland Fine Arts, Ltd.
M.Y. Art Prospects
Queens Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
Sepia International / The Alkazi Collection*
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Taipei Cultural Center
Tamarind Art Council
THE Gallery
Thomas Erben Gallery*
Tyler Rollins Fine Art

ACAW is organized by Asian Contemporary Art Consortium* in association with Asia Society

Sponsors: ArtAsiaPacific and Event Public

Contact:
Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW)

Office: Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue,
New York, NY 10021
Tel: 212-327-9282
Fax: 212-517-7246
E-mail: acaw@asiasoc.org

Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW)

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