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— by Jason Farago: When the Singaporean curator Boon Hui Tan was named director of the Asia Society museum in 2015, he told an interviewer that “contemporary art can only be understood in global terms.” Now Asia Society is placing its biggest bet yet on contemporary art: Its inaugural Triennial of Asia will open next summer and bring to New York some 40 artists, along with intellectuals and historians, from what it calls “Asia and the world.”

The first edition, titled “We Do Not Dream Alone,” is scheduled to open on June 5, 2020, and will be preceded by several months of related programming…

Image courtesy of Asia Society/Frank Oudeman

April 29, 2019