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Mel Chin (b. 1951) is a conceptual visual artist. Motivated largely by political, cultural, and social circumstances, Chin works in a variety of art media to calculate meaning in modern life. Chin has also exhibited in numerous group shows including the Fifth Biennial of Havana, Cuba; Seventh Architectural Biennial in Venice, Italy; Kwangju Biennale, Korea; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Whitney Museum of American Art; MoMA P.S.1; Museum of Modern Art; and the Asian American Arts Centre, New York City among others. Chin has received numerous awards and grants from organizations such as the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council for the Arts, Art Matters, Creative Capital, and the Penny McCall, Pollock/Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Rockefeller and Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundations, among others. His work was documented in the popular PBS program, Art of the 21st Century.

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To Be Destroyed (Sarin), 2017
Paper, security envelopes, glue, ink, bubble mailer, plexiglass, and hardware
12 x 18 x 5 in (30.48 x 45.72 x 12.7 cm) - Dimensions refer to frame
Framed
Courtesy of artist
Signed on verso

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To Be Destroyed (Sarin)
  • Dimensions
    12 x 18 x 5 in (30.48 x 45.72 x 12.7 cm) - Dimensions refer to frame