Lee Mingwei Member Preview Days

Lee Mingwei looking at letters in letter writing project installation

Lee Mingwei (American, b. Taiwan, 1964), The Letter Writing Project, 1998-present. Mixed media interactive installation. Wooden booth, writing paper, envelopes, 3 pieces, 290 x 170 x 231 cm each, Photo courtesy of Mori Art Museum, photo by Yoshitsugu Fuminari

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Book your ticket to visit the de Young and see Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care before it opens to the public. Tickets include entry to Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care as well as all permanent collection galleries at the de Young on the day of your visit. 

Inspired by personal experiences and world events, Lee Mingwei (b. 1964) creates interactive installations and performances. Asking how art can encourage social connection and healing in a time of so much trauma and loss, Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care features projects made between 1995 and 2020 that place the visitor at the center of radical acts of generosity and care.

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  • Member preview days for Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care are February 15 and 16, 2024.
  • Lee Mingwei: Rituals of Care is on view at the de Young February 17 through July 7, 2024.

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This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. 

Major Support
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Significant Support
Taiwan Academy of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles

Generous Support
National Endowment for the Arts
Bettina S. Bryant
Brook Hartzell and Tad Freese

Additional Support is provided by the Contemporary Support Council, Kaitlyn and Mike Krieger and My Lasting Letters.

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