'Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection' is the first architecture exhibition organized by M+, Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture in West Kowloon Cultural District, which will open on January 10th 2014 in Hong Kong. MAD’s projects - Fish Tank, Beijing 2050, Absolute Towers and some exhibition posters, postcards will be presented at M+ architecture collections.
The exhibition will showcase the museum’s growing architecture collection—the first of its kind in Asia, presenting over 100 works, including architectural models, drawings, photographs, installations, videos and other materials, many previously unseen, by more than 35 architects, firms and artists from Hong Kong, China, Asia and beyond, dating back to the 1920s.
Represented in the show will be important Hong Kong architects including Chung Wah Nan, Tao Ho, Eric Lye Kum-chew, Jackson Wong Chack-sang and Rocco Yim; mainland Chinese architects and firms Atelier FCJZ (Yungho Chang), Ai Weiwei, Jiakun Architects (Liu Jiakun), MAD (Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano), O.P.E.N. Architecture (Li Hu and Huang Wenjing), Urbanus and Studio Pei-Zhu; as well as architects ranging from Frank Lloyd Wright and Paul Rudolph to StevenHoll, Bernard Tschumi,and Office for Metropolitan Architecture (Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis).
In keeping with M+’s multidisciplinary nature, these will be joined by resonant works from the museum’s visual art holdings, including pieces by Cao Fei, Andreas Gursky, Aernout Mik, Stanley Wong aka anothermountainman and MAP Office.
Date:10 January – 9 February 2014
Venue: ArtisTree, 1/F, Cornwall House, TaiKoo Place, Island East, Hong Kong
For more information: http://www.westkowloon.hk/tc