November 19, 2015 - UCCA, Beijing - Eighth anniversary gala and benefit auction
November 19, 2015

Eighth anniversary gala and benefit auction

Eighth Anniversary Gala and Benefit Auction
November 22, 2015

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
798 Art District
No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Lu

T +86 10 5780 0200
visitor [​at​]
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6–7pm: Cocktail reception and auction preview
7–9:30pm: Gala dinner
9:30–10:30pm: Benefit auction with Poly Auction

Since its founding in 2007, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art has presented 4 million visitors with over 100 exhibitions and more than 3,000 public programs. On November 22, UCCA hosts the Eighth Anniversary Gala and Benefit Auction, a gathering of friends to commemorate eight memorable years for art in Beijing and Greater China. The gala is hosted by CEO May Xue, Director Philip Tinari, and GQ China’s Editor-in-Chief Wang Feng. This year’s artistic director is Wang Jianwei. The benefit auction includes works from 16 leading contemporary artists. All proceeds from the evening contribute to UCCA’s annual calendar of exhibitions, public programs, and other events, ensuring the long-term development of one of China’s most dynamic contemporary art institutions. Also, from November 10 to December 31, UCCA is offering free tickets to exhibitions Haegue Yang: Come Shower or Shine, It Is Equally Blissful, and New Directions: Li Ming. 

For information on seating for the gala, contact Winnie Hu at [​at​] / T +86 10 5780 0231.

For bidding via proxy, contact Charlize Lin at charlize.lin [​at​] / +86 185 1108 3804 
or Amy Li at lyl [​at​] / T +86 134 8866 0682.

Poly International Auction Co., Ltd. is a partner in presenting the benefit auction. Wine J.J. is the wine sponsor. Partners include GQ China, YUNTOO, and Dadong. LeTV provides a global live stream of the event. 

Participating artists:
Ma Lingli, Jiang Zhi, Cui Jie, Li Xiaoling, Wang Guangle, Dong Dawei, Cai Lei, Chen Yufan, Tu Hongtao, Li Kuizhe, Liu Ye, He Jie, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Yang Fudong, Xu Xiaoguo, Zeng Fanzhi 

About the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) is an independent, not-for-profit art center serving a global Beijing public. Located at the heart of Beijing’s 798 Art District, it was founded by the Belgian collectors Guy and Myriam Ullens and opened in November 2007. Through a diverse array of exhibitions with artists Chinese and international, established and emerging, as well as a wide range of public programs, UCCA aims to promote the continued development of the Chinese art scene, foster international exchange, and showcase the latest in art and culture to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.


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