- June 15, 2013 - May 26, 2014
A visual exploration of how words and art can have multiple meanings. Featuring artists Xu Bing, Gonkar Gyatso, Ran Hwang, Ang Tsherin Sherpa, Long-Bin Chen, and Roger Shimomura with works gathered under the theme of freedom. Create your own “words of art” at our famous Kidspace Art Bar.
Watch Nepali-born artist Ang Tsherin Sherpa discuss with Williams College anthropology and religion professors Tibetan Buddhist culture, art, and imagery.
Watch Roger Shimomura discuss his career as a painter and performance artist in this talk at MASS MoCA on July 11, 2013.
Major season support for Kidspace at MASS MoCA provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Anne R. Avis and Gregory M. Avis Fund, and an anonymous donor. Additional funding provided by Brownrigg Charitable Trust, Milton and Dorothy Sarnoff Raymond Foundation, and Alice Shaver Foundation, all in memory of Lynn Laitman; Holly Swett; the Berkshire Bank Foundation Legacy Region; and Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation.
Ran Hwang, Dreaming of Joy, 2008
Buttons, pins, panels of wood canvas, steel bars