Ullens Center for Contemporary Art(UCCA) founders Baron and Baroness Guy and Myriam Ullens de Schooten are among the world’s leading art collectors. Their deep affection for China led them to build one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of Chinese art, and in turn an art center that would promote the development of this art. Having retired from a forty-year career with his family’s business in 2000, Mr. Ullens devotes his full energies to charitable initiatives.
This monumental portrait of UCCA founders Baron and Baroness Guy and Myriam Ullens de Schooten was completed shortly after UCCA opened and was first shown here as part of the exhibition "Our Future: The Guy and Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection" during the Olympic summer of 2008. It hangs today as a testament to the continued generosity of this couple, whose extraordinary passion for contemporary art in China gave rise to this institution.
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art | 尤伦斯当代艺术中心