Liz Xi: a platform for art and criticism

Interview with Zhou Xujun, Director of the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum

From the Corporate Art Collecting Series

By Zhaoyirou Li MFA & Pinto Rai Dhir M.D.

Interview with Zhou Xujun, Director of the Beijing Minsheng Art Museum. The largest private museum in China.

Minsheng Art Museum is sponsored and funded by the China Minsheng Banking Corporation, which is a non-profit organisation mainly establishing various types of activities that engage in art. It is also the first public welfare organisation within the context of financial institutions in Mainland China. It is based on the study of Chinese modern and contemporary art. It has an international perspective, closely reflecting the trend and the status of Chinese contemporary art, and actively promoting the communication and cooperation between Chinese contemporary art and international cutting-edge art. Minsheng Art Museum will collect and exhibit outstanding artworks from both in and out of China; it also promotes different forms of international communications to support the academic research.