The Contemporaneity of Contemporary

Chinese Art: Zhang Xiaogang's Memory Project

Professor Gary G. Xu

Gary Xu is a professor, art curator, translator, and columnist. He is currently Head of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His curatorial credits include: Looking Awry: The Unconscious in Contemporary Chinese Art (Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2012), Thermalux: Yang Maoyuan’s Paintings (Ping Gallery, Beijing, 2012), Shanghai Style: Xue Song Painting (Singapore Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013), and The Universe of Unreality: Zhong Biao (Venice Biennale, 2013). In addition to numerous articles, he has written or edited four books: Looking Awry: The Unconscious in Contemporary Chinese Art (2012), The Cross-cultural Zizek Reader (2011), Sinascape: Contemporary Chinese Cinema (2007), and Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture (2007).

Communications and Fine Arts

Tuesday, March 19th 2013 at 12:15-1:30pm

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

University Hall Room 3320