Introducing the Asian American Art Initiative at Stanford
The recently-established Asian American Art Initiative (AAAI) at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University is a significant effort to acquire, preserve, display and research art related to Asian American and Asian diaspora artists. In this online event, founding co-directors of the AAAI, Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander, assistant curator of American art at the Cantor, and Marci Kwon, assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History, will introduce the initiative, preview upcoming related projects, and be available to answer questions.
IMAGES: Ruth Asawa with Family Masks (detail), 1991. © 2020 Estate of Ruth Asawa / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy The Estate of Ruth Asawa and David Zwirner. Photograph by Laurence Cuneo • Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander, PhD, Assistant Curator of American Art, Cantor Arts Center, Co-Director AAAI. Photo credit Albert Lewis • Marci Kwon, PhD Assistant Professor of Art History, Stanford University, Co-Director AAAI. Photo credit David Reilly