A Chinese Journey
The world's leading collection of contemporary Chinese art on display at Het Noordbrabants Museum
Encompassing no fewer than 2,400 works by some 400 artists, collector Uli Sigg formed the leading collection of Chinese contemporary art in the world. In the major exhibition A Chinese Journey. The Sigg Collection, which runs from 17 March until 8 July 2018, Het Noordbrabants Museum is exhibiting fifty or so key pieces from this collection, created between 2004 and 2017. This will be the first time that such a vast selection from this world-famous collection has been on display in the Netherlands. (click red button for full press release).
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Zhao Bandi, Portrait Uli Sigg, 2010 Oil on canvas, 140×120 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Uli Sigg at home in Switzerland. A still from the documentary The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg (2016)
Shao Fan, Rabbit Portrait Jiawu1, 2014 Ink on paper, 302×140 centimeter The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Ai Weiwei, The Wave, 2006 Porcelain, 16×42,5×38 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Feng Mengbo, 2007WCSXL01 (Wrong Code Shanshui XL No1), 2007 Acrylic and veejet on canvas, 200×800 cm M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong. By donation © Feng Mengbo.
He Xiangyu, The Tank Project, 2011 Leather, drawings, photos and moulds, 890×450-500×100-150 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Liu Wei, Don’t Touch!, 2010 Edible dog chews, 270×430×225 cm M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong. By donation © Liu Wei.
Tsang Kin-Wah, Second Seal - Every Being That Opposes Progress Should Be Food For You, 2009 Digital video and sound installation, 6 minutes and 30 seconds The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Wang Qingsong, Follow you, 2013 C-print, 180×300 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Xiao Yu, Bamboo No 5, 2010 Bamboo, 283×294×206 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Xiao Yu, Bamboo No 5 (detail), 2010 Bamboo, 283×294×206 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Zhao Bandi, China Lake C., 2015 Oil on canvas, 210×280 cm The artist courtesy Sigg Collection
Schloss Mauense. Photo Farhad Vladi
Trailer documentary The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg (2016)
The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, 2016, Documentary, 1 u 33 m, release date: 18 February 2016 (Switzerland), Director: Michael Schindhelm, Producer: Marcel Hoehn, Cinematography: Filip Zumbrunn, Editor: Marina Wernli, Music composed by: Peter Bräker, Mengbo Feng