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National | Artist-Led tour of “Flower Atlas” with Miya Ando
September 12 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
You won’t to miss the opportunity for an artist-guided tour of a botanical wonderland with Miya Ando! Imagine a world where time is not measured in months, days, and hours, but in flowers. Flower Atlas envisions this unique concept. In this artistic creation, the year 2023 is represented by 365 signature flowers, each blooming on a different day somewhere on Earth. Curated by Kendal Henry at Brookfield Place.
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- Member Guests – $20
- Public – $25
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This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
ArtTable’s Artist Talks are made possible by the Pollock Krasner Foundation.
Image: Miya Ando Flower Atlas. Image by Fadi-Kheir. Courtesy of Brookfield Place
About the Artist
Miya Ando is a Japanese/American artist based in New York. Her art is rooted in the dialectic coexistence of Eastern and Western cultures through the lens of natural phenomena. Her work is part of many public collections such as: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Luftmuseum, Amberg, Germany; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; The Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA, as well as in numerous private collections. Solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at the Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA; the Asia Society Museum, Houston, TX; the Noguchi Museum, New York, NY; Savannah College Of Art and Design Museum, Savannah, GA; the Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY; and The American University Museum, Washington DC. Her work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, LA; Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY; and Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY. Ando has been the recipient of several grants and awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award, and has produced several public commissions, most notably a thirty-foot-tall sculpture built from World Trade Center steel for Olympic Park in London to mark the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, for which she was nominated for a DARC Award in Best Light Art Installation. Ando was also commissioned to create artwork for the historic Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, CT. Most recently, Ando received the 2023 Brookfield Place New York Annual Arts Commission. The site-specific commission Flower Atlas Calendar will premier at the Winter Garden in Brookfield Place, New York, NY in July 2023.The artist holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, studied East Asian Studies at Yale University and apprenticed with a Master Metalsmith in Japan. www.miyaando.com
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