Please join us to celebrate the opening of
Walasse Ting: Parrot Jungle
Thursday, November 9
6 – 8 pm
at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Free for Members | $25 for Non-members
Opening Reception is sponsored by Casa Sensei Pan-Asian Latin Fusion.
Walasse Ting: Parrot Jungle will be a comprehensive exhibition made to re-introduce audiences to the extraordinary world of artist Walasse Ting (b. 1928, Wuxi, China; d.2010, New York NY). Ting was one of the most radical and independent figures of his time, bridging the worlds of ancient Chinese aesthetics, the European avant-garde and the American Pop Art multiverse.
This exhibition is curated by the Museum’s Bryant Taylor Curator, Ariella Wolens. It will be accompanied by a full-color, hard bound monograph published by Skira, edited and with an essay by Wolens and additional text by Pierre Alechinsky, Bonnie Clearwater, Xiao (Amanda) Ju, and Ting’s daughter Mia Ting.
Walasse Ting: Parrot Jungle is sponsored by those who wish to remain anonymous, Stephen & Joan Marks, Barron Family Foundation, Imperfect Family Foundation, Funding Arts Broward, Inc., Sam Francis Foundation in honor of Francis’ 100th Birthday, Marlène Brody, Marion Lefebre & Robert S. Pynoos, David Stonehill & Caroline Cruise, Wenise Wong & Eric Barron.
Opening Reception is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Top Image: Walasse Ting, Untitled, late 1970s – early 1980s. Acrylic and Chinese ink on rice paper. The Estate of Walasse Ting. Photo by Jeffrey Sturges.
Bottom Image: Walasse Ting, Pink Flamingo, August 10, 1997. Acrylic on canvas. Private Collection, Amsterdam. Photo by Michiel Elsevier Stokmans.
Major support for exhibitions and programs at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is provided by the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation Endowment, the City of Fort Lauderdale, Wege Foundation, Community Foundation of Broward, Lillian S. Wells Foundation, the Broward County Cultural Division, the Cultural Council, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts, Spirit Charitable Foundation, Fosco Family Foundation, and the Moss Foundation. NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the American Association of Museums.