Chinese Contemporary Art

New Acquisitions for the Daimler Art Collection
20 artists with around 40 works from 1990 to today

until December 17th 2017
Stuttgart-Möhringen

Exhibition with new acquisitions of contemporary Chinese art from the Daimler Art Collection

Since 2013, the Daimler Art Collection has strengthened its international profile by adding to it a significant new aspect of global contemporary art – through the acquisition of more than 40 artworks by approximately 20 Chinese artists. In the course of 2015 and 2016 these newly acquired artworks will be shown in a number of exhibitions held in Berlin and Stuttgart.

The Chinese artworks relate to a number of areas of special interest of the Daimler Art Collection, among others especially in terms of abstract and conceptual art tendencies as well as in new media forms. At the same time, these artworks represent an entirely new and distinctive complex within the collection – both culturally and aesthetically. The selected acquisitions of the Daimler Art Collection are centered around artists from the key regions of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. A forward-looking acquisition policy was developed that focuses mainly on the youngest generation of artists (those born circa 1980). Additionally, thanks to our collaborations with some major galleries, we were able to acquire significant artworks by artists who have already achieved an international reputation, plus a number of historically significant works. Taken together, these acquisitions provide an insight into a nation that is the subject of fascinating and heated discussion, and a nation that will be of critical and global importance in the 21st century – not only because of its thousands of years of tradition, but also because of its rapid economic and cultural development.

 

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  • Wednesday November 8th 2017
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    Daimler AG, Stuttgart-Möhringen
    Lecture, guided tour and some practical work on the topic "Calligraphy and Art in China. The Tradition and the Presence"
    Lecture: Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    Afterwards, there will be a guided tour through the exhibition.
    The lecture and tour will be held in English language.
    Please use the following link for your registration:
    https://com-fs.e.corpintra.net/simpleservices/m/46e28
  • Thursday November 9th 2017
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    Daimler AG, Stuttgart-Möhringen
    Lecture, guided tour and some practical work on the topic "Calligraphy and Art in China. The Tradition and the Presence"
    Lecture: Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    Afterwards, there will be a guided tour through the exhibition.
    The lecture and tour will be held in English language.
    Please use the following link for your registration:
    https://com-fs.e.corpintra.net/simpleservices/m/cd047
  • Monday December 4th 2017
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    Daimler AG, Stuttgart-Möhringen
    Film screening and lecture by Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    Lecture: Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    The lecture will be followed by a screening of films by Chinese contemporary artists such as Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Utopia Group and Yu Honglei
    The lecture will be held in English language.
    Please use the following link for your registration:
    https://com-fs.e.corpintra.net/simpleservices/m/0413f

  • Tuesday December 5th 2017
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    Daimler AG, Stuttgart-Möhringen
    Film screening and lecture by Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    Lecture: Andreas Schmid, artist and expert for Chinese visual art
    The lecture will be followed by a screening of films by Chinese contemporary artists such as Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Utopia Group and Yu Honglei
    The lecture will be held in English language.
    Please use the following link for your registration:
    https://com-fs.e.corpintra.net/simpleservices/m/b4bb6

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