Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Arts & Entertainment

Best New
Body of Work 

Peggy Kwong-Gordon

Peggy Kwong-Gordon's exhibit of new drawings and other works this winter-spring at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland was an overwhelmingly honest and cohesive exploration of personal identity. Instead of mere paper, Kwong-Gordon used such materials as manila fiber, vellum, pressed wool, and Kozo paper to suggest the multilayered complexity of the Chinese American soul. Most ambitiously, she created a plasterlike mold of her body out of delicate lokta paper, illustrating it with Chinese characters. The image will not soon be forgotten.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 8th, 2021

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.

Website powered by Foundation