Hong Kong gets first sight of the collection Uli Sigg built

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This exhibition features around 80 paintings, sculptures, installations and videos by artists from the Chinese mainland, assembled by the renowned art collector Uli Sigg. The works represent a small sample of the 1,510 pieces acquired from Sigg by M+, the museum of 20th- and 21st-century visual culture that will open its Herzog & de Meuron-designed building in Hong Kong towards the end of 2019. In 2012, Sigg donated 1,463 works to M+ and sold 47 other pieces to the museum for HK$177 million ($23m). The exhibition arranges the works chronologically, tracing the evolution of contemporary art in China from 1974. This is the first show in Hong Kong of works from the collection; further pieces are on view in Switzerland, at the Kunstmuseum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee (until 19 June).

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art, Until 5 April, ArtisTree, Taikoo Place, www.taikooplace.com

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