In 1996 the Blaffer Gallery hosted "Asia/America: Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art," organized by the Asia Society, New York. This was when "identity" was the buzzword in contemporary art, and the exhibition was quite an edgy endeavor for the super-conservative Asia Society, which had previously focused its exhibitions on antiquities. Ten years later, the Asia Society... More >>>
Photograph by Eileen Costa
Mika Tajima's installation Extruded Plaid (Suicidal Desires) riffs on minimalism in hip, pop colors.