Exhibitions

On the Wall—Guangzhou (II) 2002

Weng Fen
China
Color photograph
49 x 67 in.

Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection

On view February 21, 2009 to May 17, 2009

Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries

Mahjong presents over 100 works from the famed Uli Sigg Collection — one of the world's most significant and comprehensive collections of contemporary Chinese art. Encompassing a range of media, from paintings, drawings and photographs to video and installation, this exhibition charts China's artistic transformation over the last 40 years and offers a unique vantage on China's rapidly evolving art market. The Peabody Essex Museum is the only East Coast venue for Mahjong, which includes works by groundbreaking artists such as Liu Wei, Ai Weiwei, Yue Minjun, and Zhang Huan.

 

Organized By: BAM/PFA  |  Media Partner: The Phoenix.

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