Home Authors Posts by Fred Wong

Fred Wong

19 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Ensō by Shin Yu Pai: Part memoir, part poetry collection, part photography and visual...

Ensō, a handsome volume of generous size, is comfortable to hold. The font is easy to read. The text and images have room to breathe. The pages are a pleasure to read and look...

Beyond expectations: A place where everyone can find a feeling of “Be/longing” in the...

It’s a rare opportunity to experience a new exhibition in a brand-new space. We are very lucky that the beautiful new addition of the Seattle Asian Art Museum will have its inaugural exhibition, Be/longing:...

Meet Michelle Cheng, The Frye Art Museum’s Director of Education and Community Partnerships

Michelle Cheng joined the Frye Art Museum as their new director of education and community partnerships earlier this year. Prior to joining the Frye on August 5, Michelle worked at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design...

The Magic Brush at Magnuson Park Gallery showcases 40 paintings and calligraphy works by...

The Magic Brush is an exhibit of Chinese painting and calligraphy by Hong-Duan Yang, at the Magnuson Park Gallery SPACE. Hong-Duan Yang was born into an artistic family in China 90 years ago, and was...

Two books about modern Chinese painting from the Modern Ink series: The Art of...

The Modern Ink series features innovative painters starting from “the first Opium War in 1840 and ending with the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in 1966. was characterized by profound political, economic, and...

A bold re-imagining of the Seattle Asian Art Museum

When the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) in Volunteer Park re-opens in 2019 after a major $50M renovation, our city will regain a beloved treasure. SAAM is one of a handful of US museums dedicated to Asian Art. Its vast collection was built by Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM’s) founder, Dr. Richard Fuller, and the many art curators from 1933 to the present time. Seattle has an amazing and deep art collection, with many objects relished from one generation to the next

Making pictures of the missing

In Zhi Lin: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads at the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) now through February 18, 2018, internationally acclaimed artist Zhi Lin invites us...

Journey to Dunhuang exhibit packs thousands of years of history

“Journey to Dunhuang: Buddhist Art of the Silk Road Caves” runs until June 12, 2016 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (Volunteer Park, 1400 E Prospect St, Seattle, WA 98112). More information available at http://www.seattleartmuseum.org.

Meet Seattle Art Museum’s new curator of Chinese Art, Dr. Ping Foong

On February 8, Chinese New Year Day, I had the great pleasure to chat with Dr. Ping Foong. We talked about art, work, and life.