In 1959, Peggy Guggenheim bought what she later described as ‘twelve fantastic artifacts' from Africa, the Pacific and South America, which went on to form the basis of her extraordinary collection of non-Western art. In 2021, they were showcased in Venice for the first time as a whole.
It all happened last spring: China stole Britain's place as the country with the second highest turnover in the art market. There’s no question, Chinese art is on the rise. Now, together with curator Melanie Lum and her colleague Shi Zheng, Swedish gallery CFHILL presents the exhibition ‘Mountains & Streams’ with seven specially selected contemporary artists.