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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Declaration of independence for M+- but museum won't open until 2018

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... will oversee policy and development for the entire site, the M+ board will focus on developing the museum's own mandate and vision, as well as its operations. Under the museum's acquisition ... the report reveals. The figures include 47 pieces of contemporary Chinese art bought from, and 1,463 works donated by, Swiss collector Uli Sigg. M+ had a budget for acquisitions and associated costs ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... acquisition committees as well as the subcommittee on the exhibition centre. The refusal to appoint cultural practitioners to chair the arts committees showed that "the government still ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Smartphones blamed as Hongkongers lose interest in the city's libraries

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Johnny Tam

    ... was exercised in the acquisition of books to meet the different needs of various groups, including ethnic minorities, and the collections remained "highly popular among readers". "The ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    ‘Uncultured’ multi-billionaire is China’s biggest fine-art collector

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... of the fakes believed to be common at the lower end of the market. But some of Liu's acquisitions have stirred controversy. Two months after the calligraphy auction, three experts from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    M+ museum adds Tiananmen images to its collection

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Vivienne Chow

    ... not interfere in any acquisition. And Nittve was not worried about attacks from pro-Beijing lawmakers. "Provocative is not necessarily better than other art. Contemporary culture has never been ... acquired 47 works from Sigg for HK$177 million in 2012. Nittve revealed Museum Committee and Interim Acquisition Committee member David Pong Chun-yee has donated a series of works by local artist ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Museum gets 'kissing guards' from first local art donor

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... criticism last week after he warned the West Kowloon arts hub at a Legislative Council meeting not to confuse art with politics. The acquisition of the work was a challenge as there was no invoice ... year. Lau, a management consultant and a member of the Tate's Asia-Pacific Acquisition Committee and the board of Para Site Art Space, said he was surprised to be the first Hong Kong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Stanley Wong Ping-pui donates 36 works to M+ museum

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 04:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... price. After the acquisition, the museum met many local and mainland artists to see their work. "The 'plus', means the museum includes all kinds of communications in all ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Budget injection may lead to clash in museums' local art focus

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and communicate with M+." M+, which focuses on 20th and 21st century visual culture, will open in the West Kowloon Cultural District in 2017. The museum, which has a HK$1.7 billion acquisition ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - CULTURE

    King of Kowloon's graffiti to appear in new M+ museum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... M+'s latest acquisitions since Swiss collector Uli Sigg's donation of HK$1.3 billion of contemporary Chinese art in June. The doors are large - each is 1.7 metres high and 2.2 metres wide ...



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