M+ gets a Tino Sehgal
Thirteen collectors and artists donate 280 works to the museum
By Gareth Harris. From Art Basel Hong Kong daily edition
Published online: 22 May 2013
Thirteen collectors and artists from Hong Kong have donated 280 works in a variety of media to M+, Hong Kong’s planned museum of visual culture. The collector Alan Lau has donated a performance piece, Guards Kissing, 2002, by Tino Sehgal. Other works are by Hong Kong-based artists including Gaylord Chan and Liu Heung Shing. The museum has also recently acquired works by international artists such as Candice Breitz. M+ will be housed in a 62,000 sq. m space in the West Kowloon Cultural District, overlooking Victoria Harbour.
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