Pushing back against gentrification of Boston's Chinatown

“Two Sisters’’ (oil on reprographics on wood), by Wen-Ti Tsen, in his show “Mister,’’ at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery, in Milton, Mass., through Feb. 22.    The show focuses on his series “Home Town: Re-presenting {Boston’s} Chinatown as a Place of People’'. The artist is known for addressing such topics as migration, identity and politics, and “Home Town’’ is no exception. The series is a visual pushback against the gentrification of Chinatown, drawing attention to the part of Chinatown that matters most to him: its people.

“Two Sisters’’ (oil on reprographics on wood), by Wen-Ti Tsen, in his show “Mister,’’ at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery, in Milton, Mass., through Feb. 22.

The show focuses on his series “Home Town: Re-presenting {Boston’s} Chinatown as a Place of People’'. The artist is known for addressing such topics as migration, identity and politics, and “Home Town’’ is no exception. The series is a visual pushback against the gentrification of Chinatown, drawing attention to the part of Chinatown that matters most to him: its people.