Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

ArtAsiaPacific at 25 | Early Days: The Chinese Art Market in the 1990s

Chang Tsong Zung, Dr. Claire Roberts, Uli Sigg, Karen Smith, Antony Dapiran
ArtAsiaPacific at 25 | Early Days: The Chinese Art Market in the 1990s
Uli Sigg Leading collector of Chinese contemporary art, former Swiss ambassador to China North Korea and Mongolia, Member of M+ board, International councils of Tate and MoMA

Before China became the commercial juggernaut of today, what was it like to buy, sell, and export the latest contemporary art in mainland China during the 1990s?

Chang Tsong Zung Founder, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong; Dr. Claire Roberts Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Associate Professor Art History, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne; Uli Sigg Leading collector of Chinese contemporary art, former Swiss ambassador to China, North Korea and Mongolia, Member of M+ board, International councils of Tate and MoMA, Mauensee; Karen Smith Curator and Art Historian, and Director, OCAT Xi’an, Shanghai

Moderated by Antony Dapiran, Writer and Contributing Editor, ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong