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M+ Sigg Collection features four decades of Chinese contemporary art

by Leona Liu on Mar 2, 2016 in Lifestyle
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The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority brings the M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art exhibition to ArtisTree, Hong Kong

Comprising more than eighty works by fifty artists including Ai Weiwei, Fang Lijun, Geng Jianyi, Huang Yong Ping, Zhang Peili, and Zhang Xiaogang, the M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art exhibition is the first-ever chronological exhibition about the emergence of Chinese contemporary art.

Yangjiang Group : Calligraphy Peach Blossom Garden

Yangjiang Group : Calligraphy Peach Blossom Garden

Through the selection from its M+ Sigg Collection seminal works of painting, sculpture, photography, performance documentation, video and installation, the exhibition illustrates the evolution of Chinese contemporary art – from its inception at the end of the Cultural Revolution up to today's vibrant art scene.

Ai Weiwei: Still Life Photography: Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Ai Weiwei: Still Life

It shows both the development of Chinese contemporary art and a glimpse of the collection that will be on display when the M+ building opens in 2019.

Exhibition View 2

The exhibition at Artistree

Board chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) and Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam attended and officiated at the opening ceremony of the event.

 

Details

Venue: ArtisTree, 1/F King’s, Taikoo Place Cornwall House, King’s Rd, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Date: Until April 5, 2016

 

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