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Basel & Zürich 2019 

A Tradition of Collecting and Cultural Development: A Historical Model for Chinese Collectors of Contemporary Art Drawn upon the Swiss Experience in Art Patronage and Philanthropy

Major Accomplishments as a Result of Project:

  • Conducted qualitative research, by interviewing gallerists from Art Basel (AB) and satellite art fairs

  • Formulated an analysis of artists/values of work at AB and the relationship to AB Hong Kong

  • Used data to better understand trends in both the macro and micro elements of art collecting

  • Explored valuation variances between the two cities of Basel and Zürich

  • Conducted archival research at Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich

  • Wrote an article to be published in a peer-reviewed journal

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