88MoCCA currently shows a selection of artworks from the Sigg collection, curated by Beijing-based Gu Zhenqing.
Read the following summary or download the curator’s complete essay about the special exhibition in English or Chinese.
101 artworks – A stroll through the Sigg collection provides a chronology of the complex and dramatic evolution of art in China from the 1970s until to today.
The exhibit begins with the first stirrings of Chinese contemporary art (1966-76) during the Cultural Revolution, when eager artists began rejecting their Soviet art education to experiment with populism and Eastern and Western traditions. Continue reading »