Uli Sigg (Swiss) (b.1946) – Collector of Chinese Art
Dubbed one of the most influential collectors of the contemporary art scene, Uli Sigg, a Swiss national, has been collecting art for more than 30 years. 2,100 works, 350 artists and 1,500 studios visits later, Uli is said to own the single largest collection of contemporary Chinese art, as a documenter and a historian. He is said to be the only collector to have witnessed the development of Chinese contemporary art history since its infancy, when he was attached to China as the Ambassador of Switzerland to the People’s Republic of China, North Korea and Mongolia. He is currently a member of Member of the Advisory Board, China Development Bank, Beijing, a member of the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York and also of the International Advisory Council of Tate Gallery, London.
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