Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Uli Sigg  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Uli Sigg

 
 

 
 

 

 
     
 
 
 


Member of the M+ Acquisitions Committee
Member
of the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art New York
Member of the International Advisory Council of Tate.
Honorary Director of China Foreign Investment Association, Beijing
 

1946

Uli Sigg, journalist, diplomat, collector, was born on April 29, 

 

in Lucerne, Switzerland.

   
 

He studied law at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

He graduted with a PhD .

   
 

  -  He worked as a business journalist and editor for various Swiss magazines.

   

1977-1990

He lives in China and works for the Swiss Schindler Group.

 

 

1995-2000

He was appointed ambassador to China, North Korea and Mongolia..

   

1998

He created the C.C.A.A. ( Chinese Contemporary Art Prize ), renamed the Sigg Prize

 

by the M+ Museum.

   
 

  -   As a collector, he built up the largest private collection of ( 2500 works ) - mirroring

 

the production of contemporary Chinese Art.

   

2012

He donated part of his Chinese Art collection to the M+ Museum ( 1450 works ).

 

 

 

Daniele Sicard

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 
 

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