Exhibitions: Curator Talk by UCLA Asian Art Expert Roy Hamilton

Exhibitions: Curator Talk by UCLA Asian Art Expert Roy Hamilton

Weavers’ Stories from Island Southeast Asia. (Nash Baker © nashbaker.com)

In this presentation complementing one of Asia Society Texas Center’s current exhibitions, Weavers’ Stories from Island Southeast Asia, curator Roy W. Hamilton will tell the background stories of the featured women textile artists in each of the eight communities. Learn how to understand the artists’ stories in the contexts of the rapidly changing environments in which they work.

 

Registered ticket holders, please enjoy free admission to the Sarofim Gallery now showing Weavers' Stories From Island Southeast Asia, today during regular gallery hours: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

 

About Roy W. Hamilton

Roy W. HamiltonRoy W. Hamilton is Curator for Asia and Pacific Collections at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. In this capacity, he has developed and executed many Asian and Pacific art exhibitions. Hamilton is the author of several books, including The Art of Rice: Spirit and Sustenance in Asia, From the Rainbow’s Varied Hue: Textiles of the Southern Philippines, and Gift of the Cotton Maiden: Textiles of Flores and the Solor Islands. In 2006-07, Hamilton received a curatorial fellowship from the Getty Foundation for his research on the textiles of Timor.

 

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Asia Society Texas Center is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

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Event Details

1 February 2014
3:00pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

Free for Members, $5 Nonmembers. All sales final.
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