RONNI BAER: When I first looked at this painting in the context of this exhibition, I asked myself, “How can we tell the difference between a mistress…
Although frequently eclipsed in the public imagination by its northern neighbor Egypt, ancient Nubia has a long and glorious past. There, in what is today Sudan, a series of civilizations flourished for more than 6,000 years.
"Goya in Black and White" is comprised of approximately 70 prints drawn entirely from the MFA’s renowned collection of works by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya (1746–1828). The exhibition is curated by Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Curator Emeritus of Prints and Drawings.
HAN SEOK HYUN (Seoul, South Korea; b. 1973) speaks about his fascination with man-made “nature.” Credits
HU XIANGCHENG (Shanghai, China; b. 1950) discusses how the history of Shanghai influences his art. Credits
AADITI JOSHI (Mumbai, India; b. 1980) discusses how her materials and the history of her city influence her work. Credits
SONG DONG (Beijing, China; b. 1966) talks about the philosophy of his work and its roots in his home city. Credits
HEMA UPADHYAY (Mumbai, India; 1972–2015) explains how moving to a city changed her as a person and as an artist. Credits
ASIM WAQIF (Delhi, India; b. 1978) discusses his materials and his emergence as an artist. Credits
YIN XIUZHEN (Beijing, China; b. 1963) speaks about her work as a catalyst for dialogue. Credits