There has been evidence of climatic changes along with the extinction of many species and ocean acidification as well as environmental degradation impacting its citizens’ health affecting air quality, sick building syndrome, pesticide drifts, and electromagnetic radiation especially in Beijing. Air pollution is among the most important crises on an epic scale beyond measurable scales, and in Shanghai dead animals float in rivers that pollute the drinking water.
Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City, proudly presents the exhibit Lin Yan: Dispelling the Clouds 空•气 comprised of the artist’s ink drawings and site specific installations is curated by Dr. ThaliaVrachopoulos and Michelle Y. Loh. The show will run from February 18th through March 13th, with an Opening Reception on February 18th from 6-8 P.M.
|Pollution in China (this is not an artwork)|
|This is not from "Blade Runner" but is Beijing nowadays|
Lin Yan (b. 1961, Beijing) based in Brooklyn, New York. Lin is from a third generation artist family to study abroad. Having graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing (1984), she continued her studies at the L’Ecole National Superieur des Beaux Arts in Paris (1986). Moreover, she earned her M.A. from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania (1989). Lin has exhibited internationally at such prestigious venues as The Museum of the Chinese in America (New York), The National Art Museum in China (Beijing), Shanghai MOCA and the Dresden State Art Collection in Germany. Her recent shows include: Lin Yan - Embracing Stillness, Prow Art Space, Flatiron Building, New York (2013) and New York Beijing, Here There, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing (2013). Her works have been included in the public art collections of the National Art Museum of China, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum and Deutsche Bank, etc.
Opening Reception on February 18th from 6-8 P.M.
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