China news agency, Hong Kong, June 12 – Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority announced on the 12th will receive a total of 1463 important Chinese contemporary art, will become the permanent collection of visual arts museum M + completed in 2017. These collection donated by the Chinese Contemporary art collector Uli from Switzerland, hope off, Uli Sigg, a conservative estimate of value of approximately HK $ 1.3 billion.
hope off collections are recognized as the grounds of the Chinese contemporary art since the 1970s, the largest species is the most complete and most important collection. The whole batch collections include 350 artists, most of which are large-scale paintings and installation art since the early 1990s is systematically organized into museum-class collection, a complete picture of the course of development of Chinese contemporary art.
, who is also Chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority of the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Stephen Lam, 12, said that these Chinese art collection covers more than 300 artists from 1979 to 2009, also reflects China’s four modernization and reform The open-door policy. He added that these collection will enhance Hong Kong’s cultural exchanges with Europe, America, Asia, the Mainland and the world around the museum, highlighting the position of Hong Kong – Asia’s world city, and laid nine of West’s position in the international art scene.Dr.
hope off emotion to the assistance of the M +, these works of art around in a circle eventually returned to the land, which he has been the wish; hoping the M + space to communicate with audiences from around the world, with China compatriots gathered.
It is reported that the M + Museum 2017 completed, focusing on the 20-21 world of visual culture, and across art, design, construction and image, the floor area of approximately 60,000 square meters, comparable to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. (End)
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