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Touring Exhibitions

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The Burnaby Art Gallery offers the following exhibition for touring:

Anna Wong: Traveller on Two Roads

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-December 2020, 8-12 weeks, negotiable

Curators:
Ellen van Eijnsbergen and Jennifer Cane

Authors:
Keith Wallace and Zoë Chan, with a foreword by Maurice Wong and 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

For more details about this exhibition, please contact:

Ellen van Eijnsbergen, Director/Curator
604-297-4426
Ellen.vanEijnsbergen@burnaby.ca

Jennifer Cane, Assistant Curator
604-297-4425
Jennifer.Cane@burnaby.ca

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