A Visit to the Burger CollectionVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Exclusive Tour through Burger Collection [PASSPORT MEMBERS ONLY]
Burger Collection Hong Kong is a private collection of contemporary art representing a wide range of works reaching from Euro-American, Indian to Asian art. It is housed in a highly secure, state-of-the-art storage facility near Zurich, which also serves other collections. On this highly exclusive visit, you will get a tour of the facility, which is not open to the public, by Möbel Transport CEO Albert Anneler, followed by an introduction to the collection by collector Monique Burger, and a discussion of works by artists Cao Yu, Qiu Shihua, Judith Bernstein, and Wym Delvoye with Aita Sulser, co-founder and Head of Sales at Fluids Hong Kong.
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Monique Burger started the Burger Collection in the late 1990s, following a successful career in private banking and headhunting in Switzerland and Germany. Her key concerns for the collection are to cultivate artistic dialogue, assume responsibility for the works of the collection, conserve the collection, and promote a vision for the future of the collection. The Burger Collection went public for the first time in 2009 with a group show in Berlin, the first chapter of a multi-part project involving shows in different cities. In 2005 she and her husband moved to Hong Kong, where they now live and work. They are patrons and supporters of many different institutions and museums. Monique Burger is on advisory committee of Asia Society Hong Kong and New York. She is a member of the Art Basel Global Patrons Council and sine 2018 she is on the board of M+ Museum, Hong Kong.
Albert Anneler is the CEO of Möbel Transport AG, where he has worked since 1985. Previously, he studied economics at the University of St. Gallen and worked for a fine art shipping company in New York.
Aita Sulser is a Swiss art advisor based in Hong Kong. She recently co-founded FLUIDS, a strategic curatorial support for private and public collections that conducts art historical and market research, and publishes books on art and aesthetics under FLUIDS Press. Aita lived and worked in Taipei as Asia Representative for Karma International, Zurich & LA, where she liaised with artists, private collectors and institutions. Aita has also been advising the Burger Collection HK on new acquisitions of emerging positions and worked as gallery associate at Urs Meile Galerie Beijing, establishing her expertise in China's art market and its contemporary cultural scene.
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