Monday, 18 July 2011

The exhibition Where Asia and America Meet

Ai Weiwei, outside Tompkins Square Park, 1986

“The New York I knew no longer exists....Looking back on the past, I can see that these photographs are facts, but not necessarily true....The present always surpasses the past, and the future will not care about today.” –Ai Weiwei, 2008

Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of 227 photographs taken by Ai Weiwei, capturing the history, culture, and atmosphere of 1980s New York from his unique perspective. The exhibitionWhere Asia and America Meet marks the first time Ai Weiwei’s New York Photographs series is being shown outside of China. READ MORE

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