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Xu Bing Awarded the 2014 U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts by Secretary of State

Posted in Archive, Awards, Monkeys Grasping for the Moon by xubing on February 2, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry awarded the second U.S. Department of State-Medal of Arts during a luncheon ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on January 21, 2015, in the Department’s Benjamin Franklin Room.

Secretary of State John Kerry awarded the second U.S. Department of State-Medal of Arts during a luncheon ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on January 21, 2015, in the Department’s Benjamin Franklin Room.

The Department of State Office of Art in Embassies has announced Xu Bing as one of the recipients of the second US. Department of State- Medal of Arts.

Other artists who also received the award are Mark Bradford, Sam Gilliam, Maya Lin, Julie Mehretu, Pedro Reyes, and Kehinde Wiley.

For further information from the U.S. Department of State, click here.

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