Ken Lum

Canadian, born 1956

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Ken Lum

Canadian, born 1956

192 followers

Well known for his series of works that mimic strip-mall signage, bearing generic business names …

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Well known for his series of works that mimic strip-mall signage, bearing generic business names such as Beijing Wok or Ebony Eyes Beauty Salon, Ken Lum explores how identities are subsumed into larger political or cultural structures, in a genre-spanning practice. His signs reveal Lum’s longstanding engagement with …

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Selected career achievements
Emerging
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 3 more
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