Monday, September 06, 2010



THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 9th- See you there from 1 PM onwards!

Collecting Asian Contemporary: What, When and How?
International museums and private collectors to meet at ShContemporary
2010 to discuss the future of Asian contemporary art collections.

Moderator: Hou Hanru, Critic and Curator based in Paris and San
Francisco. Director of Exhibitions and Public Program , San Francisco
Art Institute.

11.30 – 11.45 Introduction by Hou Hanru

11.45 – 12.30 Public collections: the Chinese context
speakers: Wang Huangsheng (Director CAFA Museum in Beijing); He Juxin
(Director Mingsheng Museum in Shanghai)

12.30 – 13 Public collections: the Asian Scene
speakers: Tan Boon Hui (Director Singapore Art Museum); Suhanya Raffel
(Deputy Director Curatorial & Collection Development Queensland Art
Gallery); Rajii Kuroda (Chief Curator of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum)

14 – 15.15 Public Collections: the Western context
speakers: Kathy Halbreich (Deputy Director MoMA NY); Alexandra Munroe
(Senior Curator on Asian art Solomon Guggenheim Museum New York);
Frances Morris (Head of collection international art Tate Modern

15.30 – 16.15 Private collections and social engagement
speakers: Guan Yi (private collector – Beiing) and Uli Sigg (private
collector – Switzerland)

16.15 – 17.30 Public discussion


Re-Value: The Construction and Consumption of Value in Contemporary is
split between two sessions, the seminar will first invite
representatives from museums, art journals, foundations, auction
houses and galleries to discuss the art system that constructs value
from art; and then invites collectors to discuss value from the other
side – those who recognize and consume the value in art.
The conference is co-hosted with UACC & ArtTactic.

Moderator: Philip Tinari, Chief Editor of LEAP Magazine

14 – 15.30 Part 1: Construction of Value
speakers: Anna Waldmann (The Sherman Foundation, Australia); Simon
Groom (Director of Modern & Contemporary Art, National Galleries of
Scotland), Shen Qibin (Director, Zendai Himalayas Museum of Art), Lu
Jie (Director, Long March Space & Foundation)

16 – 17.30 Part 2: Consumption of Value
speakers: Sylvain Levy (Collector from France, and the Founder of DSL
Collection), Deddy Kusuma (Collector from Indonesia Hallam Chow:
Collector from Hongkong, and the Founder of H2 Foundation for Art and
Education), Qiao Zhibin (Collector – Beijing), Gong Nana (Collector
from Beijing, and the Founder of UACC)

Established in 2007, ShContemporary has become an essential art fair
in Asia. Its leading position in China, focus on experimental ideas,
and commitment to developing new collectors in the region, has made it
an art fair with a clear vision for the future of the Asian market.
The fourth edition will be held from 9th to 12th September at the
amazing Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Preview and Vernissage on
September 8th.

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