A sneak peek at Uli Sigg's China collection

ArtisTree is to showcase selected pieces from Uli Sigg’s extraordinary donation of 1,000 works of contemporary Chinese art to M+.
Zhang Huan's <i>To Add One Meter To An Anonymous Mountain</i>
Zhang Huan's <i>To Add One Meter To An Anonymous Mountain</i>

The opening of the M museum of visual culture in West Kowloon is not slated until way beyond 2017 but residents and visitors to Hong Kong will be able to view before then at least some of the art works donated to the museum by Uli Sigg.   

The former Swiss ambassador to China and businessman gifted 1,463 pieces from his private collection of contemporary Chinese art to M in June 2012. The extraordinary donation is valued conservatively at US$163 million and forms part of Hong Kong’s effort to develop as a cultural, as well as financial, centre.

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