Hong Kong - Exhibition

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art

ArtisTree

23 Feb 201605 Apr 2016

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art is a rigorously curated exhibition of highlights from the M+ Sigg Collection. This research-based exhibition spans forty years and is the first to tell the fascinating stories behind the emergence and the development of Chinese contemporary art in a chronological format – from the efforts of self-organised collectives in the late Cultural Revolution, to the radical experiments in the 1990s and the vibrant art scene of present-day China. Comprising more than 80 works of various formats and mediums – painting, ink art, sculpture, photography, video and installation – the exhibition offers multiple entry points and crystallises one of the most remarkable art historical phenomena from the last half-century.

This exhibition is the inaugural presentation of the M+ Sigg Collection, a cornerstone of the M+ Collection. Consisting of 1,510 Chinese contemporary artworks, the M+ Sigg Collection was acquired in June 2012 through a donation and purchase agreement with Dr. Uli Sigg, a leading collector of Chinese contemporary art. A coherently and systematically built museum-quality collection, it functions as a historical document of one of the most dynamic periods in modern China.

As part of the exhibition, M+ will present a series of learning programmes including a talk, guided tours, and events for teachers, to encourage audiences to have a deeper engagement with and understanding of the exhibition, and to offer a broader context for discussion in the exploration of Chinese contemporary art.

Weekend Public Guided Tours

Date:
Every Saturday & Sunday
(Except 5, 12 & 19 March)

Time & Language:
2:00pm Cantonese
3:00pm English
4:00pm Cantonese

  • Zhang Peili, X? Series No.4, 1987. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityZhang Peili, X? Series No.4, 1987. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
  • Zhang Xiaogang, Bloodline Series - Big Family No. 17, 1998 1998. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityZhang Xiaogang, Bloodline Series - Big Family No. 17, 1998 1998. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
  • Zhang Huan, To Add One Meter to an Anonymous Mountain, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityZhang Huan, To Add One Meter to an Anonymous Mountain, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
  • Fang Lijun, Untitled, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityFang Lijun, Untitled, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

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Ding Yi, courtesy of Richard Taittinger Gallery

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Wang Peng

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Yang Fudong, courtesy of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

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Special Events

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

with Pi Li, Sigg Senior Curator, Visual Art

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

with Sonja Ng, Curatorial Assistant

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Booking

Access Tours with live audio description and tactile representations

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

with Isabella Tam, Assistant Curator, Visual Art

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Booking

Access Tours with live audio description and tactile representations

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

with Pi Li, Sigg Senior Curator, Visual Art

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

with Isabella Tam, Assistant Curator, Visual Art

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Breakfast
Admission: Free
Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free
Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Breakfast
Admission: Free
Destination: Hong Kong
Where: ArtisTree
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: Free

Contacts & Details

ESTABLISHED:
2008

SPACE:
2.000 m2

T: +852 2844 3888 M: taikooplace@swireproperties.com W: ArtisTree