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5th Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration

Venue: Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre (4/F and 5/F) 
Date: 2019.03.27 - 2019.04.22
Time: 10am - 8pm 
Price: Free Admission 

Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration creates a platform for public viewing of private contemporary art collections, presents the multiple perspectives of contemporary art collecting and the development of art scene in di­fferent regions, and encourages dialogues among art lovers. The 5th edition focuses on the private collections in China, through the distinctive characteristics of collections, archives and collectors, the exhibition explores the active and diverse approaches of contemporary art and collections in China.

In the last 40 years, mainland China has gone through drastic transformations in economy and society. Its contemporary art’s development has undergone unexpected stages while the contemporary art collecting scene has grown into intricate practices. LING Min, curator of the exhibition, along with the major collectors of different periods, unravel the complexity with visions and collections of the renowned collectors GUAN Yi, LU Xun, ZHENG Hao, and archives on Chinese contemporary art development from prominent scholars and curators FEI Dawai and GAO Minglu, to observe the development trajectory of collectors, collections and concepts in the Chinese contemporary art scene.

Guest curator: Ling Min
Featured Collectors: Guan Yi, Lu Xun, Zheng Hao
Archive Collectors: Fei Dawei, Gao Minglu 

Participating Artists: David ADJAYE, Joseph BEUYS, Miriam CAHN, Oscar CHAN Yik Long, GENG Jianyi, GU Dexin, HAO Liang, Steven HOLL, HUANG Rui, HUANG Yong Ping, Huge Huge, Arata ISOZAKI, Firenze LAI, LEE Kit, LI Ming, LIAO Guohe, LIN Yilin, Markus LÜPERTZ, Yutaka SONE, TANG Dixin, Inga Svala THÓRSDÓTTIR and WU Shanzhuan, WANG Guangyi, WANG Keping, WANG Luyan and GU Dexin, WU Shanzhuan, YANG Fudong, YU Ji, XU Zhen, ZHANG Peili, ZHANG Ruyi, ZHONG Ming


This exhibition contains nudity and may not be suitable for all ages. Parental guidance recommended.

Public Tour

Date & Time: 

On every Saturday and Sunday during the exhibition period
2pm – 2:45pm: English
4pm – 4:45pm: Cantonese

Capacity: 20 people per tour
Gathering Point: 5/F Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Free admission on a first-come, first served basis. No registration required.

Special Screening
2017, Germany, Director: Andres Veiel, 107 mins
German and English with English subtitles
Venue: Black Box Studio, Goethe-Institut Hongkong
Date: 30/3/2019
Time: 4pm
Please cilck here for more inforamtion.
Special thanks: Goethe-Institut Hongkong
Sponsors: Display Infinity Ltd., Mr. Peter Lau
Supprted by: Hong Kong Arts Development Council
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