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National Steinbeck Center announces Belle Yang exhibition

Submitted by on July 30, 2012 – 2:36 pm

National Steinbeck Center presents an exhibition of work by Belle Yang open August 4 – October 28, 2012.

When you look up Belle Yang in her Red Room (dot-com) website, this is what you read under her name, “adult nonfiction, graphic novel, children’s picture book >Author. But one word that seems to be missing is “Painter.” As Belle simply states in her PBS documentary “When I’m writing, I’m a writer; when I’m painting, I’m a painter.” Yes she is, indeed.

As an art exhibition curator, when I opened and read Belle Yang’s books, I walked into a museum gallery each time. On every page, I examined the art and studied her written words like labels on a gallery wall. And while immersed, there have been many times when I turn a page and look up as if to see her work in front of me. Well done Belle!

Deborah Silguero, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the National Steinbeck Center

National Steinbeck Center
One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Admission: 831.775.4721
Administration: 831.796.3833
Fax: 831.796.3828


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