Exhibition of Landscapes in Chinese Contemporary Art Opens at Kunstmuseum Lucerne


LUUCERNE.- Kunstmuseum Lucerne presents Shanshui – Poetry without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art – Works from Sigg Collection, on view from May 21st through October 2, 2011. The exhibition is curated by Ai Weiwei, Peter Fischer and Uli Sigg. The Museum of Art Lucerne is the ideal place for this exhibition. Over the years, and as the “home museum” of Canton Lucerne based collectors Uli and Rita Sigg, it has regularly included individual Chinese artists in its exhibitions. “Shanshui painting is not a window for the viewer’s eye, but an object for his mind.” (Han Cho, Chinese Painter, Early 12th Century) “Every landscape is a state of mind.” (Henri Frédéric Amiel, Swiss Philosopher, 1821–1881)