Dan S. Wang


Dan S. Wang/王念華  is an artist and writer. His prints, drawings, and sculptures have been shown in more than fifty exhibitions, in spaces ranging from museum galleries to toilet stalls, and the toilet stall of a museum. Recent published writings include the collaborative texts The Social Practice That Is Race co-authored with Anthony Romero, published by Wooden Leg Press, and the critical essay “In the Back of the Beyond” in Global Activism from MIT Press, co-authored with Sarah Lewison. Recent commissioned works include an experimental curriculum for Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia and a new installation for Station Museum of Houston. Born in 1968 in Michigan in the United States, Dan S. Wang lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Recent exhibitions


Primes: 19 in 13 in 1973, Pilot Projects, Philadelphia. Two-person exhibition.


The Sixties Revisited, Overture Center Playhouse Gallery, Madison.

Infinite Games: Extended Invitation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Work for the People (or Forget About Fred Hampton), Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago. in(di)visible, Station Museum, Houston.


Primes: Drawings, Works on Paper, and No-Watt Radio, Compound Yellow, Oak Park, Illinois.

Solo exhibition. Infinite Games, Open House Contemporary, Chicago.

Forging American: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt, Big Orbit, Buffalo