March 16, 2011 - Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) - In New York
March 16, 2011

In New York

Almagaul Menlibayeva, “Centaur,” 2011.
Lambda print mountd on alu-dibond. 28 x 42 inches.

In New York
Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW)

Monday, March 21–Thursday, March 31

Get the best of the best in Asian art today! Over 90 artists present their works at 35 New York City museums and galleries through select exhibitions, conversations, panels, screenings, book launches, receptions and curator tours. Now in its seventh year, ACAW launches Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art, a series of talks with leading artists and professionals in the field who will provide more thorough knowledge of art communities and artists’ activities within and outside of Asia.

This year’s highlights include:

Mariam Ghani and Barbara London at the Museum of Modern Art (March 21)
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian with Melissa Chiu at Asia Society Museum (March 23)
David Elliott, Massimiliano Gioni, and Suzanne Cotter with Joe Martin Hill at the Guggenheim Museum (March 25)
Jungjin Lee and Vicki Goldberg at Aperture Gallery (March 26)
Liu Xiaodong with Alexandra Munroe at the Guggenheim Museum (March 29)
Firoz Mahmud, Chaw Ei Thein, and Fong Wah Phoebe Hui in conversation with Leeza Ahmady at Location One (March 30)
Yang Jiechang and Zheng Shengtian in conversation with Jane DeBevoise at Museum of Chinese in the Americas (March 31)

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

Participating Museums and Galleries:

Aperture Gallery
Asia Art Archive
Asian Cultural Council
Asia Society and Museum*
Bose Pacia*
China Institute *
Chambers Fine Art
Ethan Cohen Fine Arts*
Gallery Korea
Indo-American Arts Council
Jack Shainman Gallery*
James Cohan Gallery
Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery*
Location One
Japan Society*
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)
Museum of Modern Art*
Priska C. Juschka Fine Art
Queens Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
sepia EYE
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum*
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Taipei Cultural Center
Tally Beck Contemporary
Thomas Erben Gallery*
Tyler Rollins Fine Art*
Zürcher Studio

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

Sponsors: Asian Cultural Council and Sotheby’s
Media Sponsors: ArtAsiaPacific, artnet, and Art on Air

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

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