Monday, February 24, 2014

Isamu Noguchi/Qi Baishi & Mark Tobey/Teng Baiye at the Frye Art Museum

Two new shows opened at the Frye Art Museum, in Seattle, on February 22, 2014. Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930 brings together works by the two artists and explores the little-known relationship between the two. Mark Tobey and Teng Baiye: Seattle/Shanghai examines the artistic and intellectual exchanges between these two artists. Each exhibitions run through March 25, 2014.

Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930 was organized jointly by the Noguchi Museum and the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA). Natsu Oyobe, the associate curator of Asian art at the UMMA, was at the Frye during the installation and opening of the exhibition.

The following photos are from the exhibitions press conference:

 Jeffrey Hirsch, Natsu Oyobe, Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker & Scott Lawrimore