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United States

Lee Mingwei

Judith E. Stein

LEE MINGWEI, Way Stations, 1998, mixed-media installation and performance, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei made his museum debut at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York with 'Way Stations', inaugurating a new series of small-scale contemporary projects. Consisting of The Dining Project and The Letter-Writing Project, 'Way Stations' captivated visitors who ventured into the museum's street-level gallery. The exhibition's humble title, signifying an intermediate stopping place, encompassed the art as well as its display site, a modest-sized room…

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