Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative Launches in Singapore
Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative Launches in Singapore at CCA-NTU Centre for Contemporary Art
No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia Opens May 10, 2014
Exhibition Explores Diversity of Contemporary Art Practice in the Region
(New York, January 14, 2014) – No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia is the first touring exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, a multi-year collaboration that charts contemporary art practices in three major geographic regions—South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. Presenting recent works by artists from the region, No Country introduces audiences to some of the most challenging and inventive voices in South and Southeast Asia today.
The exhibition premiered in New York at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (February 22–May 22, 2013) and is currently on view at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center through February 16, 2014. It will be presented in Singapore at the CCA—NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, a national research center of the Nanyang Technological University, located within a cluster of international art galleries at Gillman Barracks, from May 10, 2014, to July 20, 2014.
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January 14, 2014
Sopheap Pich, Morning Glory, 2011. Rattan, bamboo, wire, plywood, and steel, 17 feet 6 inches × 103 inches × 74 inches (533.4 × 261.6 × 188 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2013.3 © Sopheap Pich. Installation view: Morning Glory, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, November 3–December 23, 2011. Image updated on March 18, 2014.