Ullens Center for Contemporary Art


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Art collector Myriam Ullens killed outside her home in Belgium, allegedly by her stepson

Ullens was an important collector of contemporary art and, with her husband Guy, opened the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing


Ibrahim Mahama's ghosts of Ghana. Plus, China's epic Picasso show

We speak to the Ghanaian artist as he unveils a major new commission at the Whitworth as part of the Manchester International Festival. Plus, we find out about the Picasso blockbuster at UCCA in Beijing. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke, Cristina Ruiz and Lisa Movius. Produced by David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Beijing's Ullens Center for Contemporary Art to open 'Guggenheimian' second museum

New space, with portions burrowed under the sand, will be located by the Bohai Sea shoreline


'The model in China is constantly evolving': Ullens Center director on his plans to turn it into a foundation

Western-style model could be a turning point for the country’s fast-proliferating private museums


China gets its first contemporary art museum

The opening of the Ullens Center will transform the local scene and the West’s understanding of what’s happening in China

Ullens makes U-turn to refocus on Asian space

After seeming to grow cool on his Chinese venture, the collector is now staging numerous shows and branching into Indian art

Ullens collection snatched up at Sotheby's

Sotheby’s auction sold out but buyers still predominately international

Ullens buys Tayou at Venice Biennale

The collectors add work by Pascale Marthine Tayou to their extensive collection

Conveyor belt of directors continues as the world wonders, what is going on at the Ullens Center in Beijing?

Since it opened last November, four out of five senior curators and directors have left and one has apparently been redeployed


1.3 billion Chinese people, but still not many substantial collectors of Chinese contemporary art

Here are the best known: one Swiss, one Chinese, one Belgian, three American and one British