Event Lectures and Symposia The Fragile, the Flammable and the Forbidden: Books in the Art of Xiaoze Xie
Date and Location
When: Thursday, September 14, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External.
Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - LJ 119
10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540
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Renowned artist Xiaoze Xie will discuss his exploration of the theme of the library spanning three decades, along with his ambitious project engaging the history of banned books in China. He will share his concepts, research, and creative processes through photographs, videos, and captivating images of paintings and installations.
Xiaoze Xie is an internationally recognized artist and the Paul L. & Phyllis Wattis Professor of Art at Stanford University. Xie received Master of Fine Art degrees from the Central Academy of Arts & Design in Beijing and the University of North Texas. Xie has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally. His recent solo exhibitions include “Objects of Evidence” at the Asia Society Museum in New York City (2019-20) and “Eyes On” at the Denver Art Museum (2017-18).