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Touring Exhibitions

The Burnaby Art Gallery offers the following exhibition for touring:

Anna Wong: Traveller on Two Roads

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Image Credit: 
Anna Wong, China Wall I (detail), 1981, mixed media on paper, A/P, 56 x 77 cm, From the Malaspina Printshop Archives of the City of Burnaby Permanent Art Collection, Gift of Milton and Fei Wong, BAG AN 1988.38.901, Photo: Blaine Campbell

Organized and circulated by the Burnaby Art Gallery, and co-curated by Ellen van Eijnsbergen and Jennifer Cane, this travelling exhibition consists of artwork by Vancouver artist Anna Wong (1930-2013), and is accompanied by a full-colour, hardcover 100-page publication in two bilingual editions. With essays from notable scholars Keith Wallace and Zoë Chan, this catalogue includes over seventy of Wong’s artworks from a lifetime of travel and cultural influence: from Vancouver BC’s Chinatown to New York City, and from Quadra Island to Beijing.

Availability

January 2019 to December 2020, for 8-12 weeks (negotiable)

Curators

  • Ellen van Eijnsbergen
  • Jennifer Cane

Authors

  • Keith Wallace
  • Zoë Chan
  • Foreword by Maurice Wong
  • Introduction by the curators

Exhibition Venue Requirements

  • Approximately 200 linear feet / 61 linear meters (configuration is dependent on venue)
  • 70 framed artworks, textile works, and personal ephemera/photographs

Technical/Conservation Requirements

  • Self-contained exhibition; numbers, sizes and weights of crates to be confirmed
  • Conservation conditions: 18°C and 20°C ± 2°C, relative humidity 50%, daily maximum fluctuation ± 5°C

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