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M+ Sigg Collection: 

Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art

WANG JIN, Ice Wall, 1996–2004, black-and-white photographic print, a series of 7 prints, dimensions variable. M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong.

Courtesy the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong.

In 1990, Swiss businessman and diplomat Uli Sigg began to amass the largest collection of Chinese contemporary art. He was motivated in part by the knowledge that no institution or collector was then engaged in preserving this important cultural history, occurring at a time when China was finally transitioning out of Mao…

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