Acclaimed Taiwanese Artist Hung Yi Presents Free Public Art “Fancy Animal Carnival"

19 Large Scale Whimsical Sculptures at San Francisco Civic Center for Three Weeks – April 19 – May 7

Reprinted from SF Arts Commission website

One of Taiwan’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Hung Yi (洪易), brings his large scale whimsical sculptures to San Francisco in a temporary art installation entitled “Fancy Animal Carnival” at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza from April 19 to May 7, 2015. Curator and project manager for the San Francisco installation is Cathy Hsu (許芳瑜). The exhibit of 19 large-scale, vividly colored animals, is free and open to the public, spread across the Joseph L. Alioto Performing Arts Piazza on the eastern front of San Francisco City Hall. The exhibition is timed to take place during the Second Annual LPGA Swinging Skirts Golf Tournament in San Francisco April 20 – 26.

“We are thrilled to host this exceptional artwork exhibit in the heart of our City where it can be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. “Meaningful cultural exchanges of artwork from around the world keep San Francisco at the cutting edge of innovation and artistic expression, and we are proud to be the temporary home of the Fancy Animal Carnival.”


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