The Worcester Art Museum today announced the appointment of Vivian Li as its new curator of Asian art. Currently a doctoral candidate at University of Michigan, Li specializes in Chinese art, with a focus on sculpture in the development of modern art from the early 20th century through the postwar period. In her new role, Li will oversee the Museum’s Asian art program and collection, encompassing artworks from antiquity through the 20th century. Her specific responsibilities include developing a vibrant exhibition program, building on the Museum’s holdings with new acquisitions, and rethinking the narrative of WAM’s permanent collection galleries. Li will join the Museum on September 21, 2015. In addition to her doctoral research, Li is a visiting scholar in the History of Art Department at Rice University. With the support of a Fulbright fellowship, she conducted

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