Thursday, September 25, 2008

Uli Sigg & Ai Weiwei This Friday! (9/26/2008)

The Mills College Art Faculty and Graduate Art Students are pleased to announce round table discussions with Uli Sigg and Ai Weiwei.

Friday September 26, 2008.
Danforth Hall.
See below for times.

Uli Sigg is the world's premiere collector of contemporary Chinese art.  A former Swiss ambassador to China, Mr. Sigg's expertise extends well beyond art into the realms of international politics and economics.  Mr. Sigg's discussion with Mills College Professor of Painting, Hung Liu, will begin at 2pm.

Ai Weiwei is widely regarded as one of the most famous and infamous artists working in the world today.  In addition to exhibiting his work internationally, he is a highly acclaimed curator, critic, activist, and writer.  Mr. Weiwei's discussion with Hung Liu will begin at 5pm.

These events are open to the public and all Mills students are encouraged to take part in this rare opportunity.  Q&A sessions will follow both discussions.

Checkout his blog and look for the photos of the graduate students at dinner with Ai Weiwei...

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