©Asian Art MuseumThe opening of a $90m overhaul of San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has been twice postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this week, the museum unveils a trio of commissions to celebrate the project.
; and Jas Charanjiva, a street artist and the co-founder of the Indian graphic design showcase Kulture Shop.
“I don’t see the ‘Asian’ in Asian Art Museum as a fixed geographical boundary,” says Abby Chen, who joined the institution as its first head of the contemporary art department in January 2019.
Miller appreciated that Chen held the institution accountable and saw both the incident and the victim’s healing as a community matter.
“I think the playfulness is the only thing that enables me to go to the darkest parts of me,” Miller says.