M+ Broadens Scope With New Acquisitions

Following the opening of the second edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong, on May 15 Hong Kong’s future museum for visual culture, M+, announced a slew of new acquisitions including Asian Field (2003), by British artist, and Turner Prize-winner, Antony Gormley. Speaking about the monumental work, which was donated by a Hong Kong philanthropist who wishes to remain anonymous, executive director of M+ Lars Nittve called it, “one of the most important public artworks created in recent years in China.”