Time: October 16, 2010 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Crossing Art Gallery
Street: 136-17 39th Ave.
City/Town: Flushing, NY
Website or Map: http://www.crossingart.com
Event Discipline: visual, artist, talk
Organized By: Crossing Art Gallery
Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2010
Artist Huang Rui will discuss the history of The Stars Group that he co-founded in 1979 and its influence on Contemporary Chinese art. Rui will talk about his new works "Chairman Mao Ten Thousand Yuan" and "China/Cai" etc. The lecture will have a slide show and conclude with a Q&A.
Huang Rui is considered one of China’s most respected and controversial contemporary artists who has been involved in numerous debates over the need for free expression. Despite living in self-exile for close to twenty years, Huang Rui is considered one of the founding members of China’s contemporary art movement.