An exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America chronicles the tragedy of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented immigrants from China that ran aground in New York City in 1993.
An exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America explores the role food has played as a source of hardship and joy for Chinese people navigating this country’s cultural landscape.
Bud Glick is sharing his decades-old photographs online in an attempt to reconnect with their subjects.
This list barely scratches the surface of the city’s artistic offerings this year, from overdue retrospectives to surprising sides of artists we know well.
Currently on view at the Museum of Chinese in America, SubUrbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape, is a fascinating look at the evolution of the American suburbs beyond the archetype of the Anglo-Saxon, nuclear, single family and binary notions of home.
With Chinese Fashion Week rapidly becoming a formidable competitor to Paris and Milan, and figures like Peng Liyuan reaching Carla Bruni levels of icondom (minus the fur bikini), Eastern fashion is dominating conversations of style and commerce. To capitalize on this emerging popularity, The Museum of Chinese in America has focused two of its spring exhibitions towards sino-sartorial oeuvres: Front Row, which takes a look at the exponential growth of Asian-American fashion designers such as Vera Wang and Jason Wu, and Shanghai Glamour, an examination of early twentieth century clothing and culture from the “Paris of the East.”
Dust the mothballs off your favorite ugly holiday sweater! Hyperallergic is celebrating the holidays with the Museum of Chinese in America and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop at our Ugly Sweater Party on Tuesday, December 18th at 8pm and we want you to be there.
Marvels & Monsters and Alt.Comics, the current tag team exhibition at Museum of Chinese in America, offers a one-two punch that unmasks the American comic book industry’s often conflicted relationship with Asians and Asian-Americans.
What are you doing on Halloween? Dressing up as a superhero and partying at one of New York’s coolest new museums? We thought so. Hyperallergic is partnering with the Museum of Chinese in America and the Asian American Writers Workshop to throw a Halloween Marvels and Monsters Ball on October 31.