Founded in 2013, ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair is a constituent member of the Shanghai International Arts Festival. ART021 brings together the top galleries, institutions, artists and their works from around the world, aiming at building a platform for galleries, institutions, collectors and sponsors. Focusing on local resources while adopting a global perspective, ART021 strives for excellence, professionalism and a high level of quality.
  • Kylie Ying (Qing Lan), an art collector and the co-founder of the ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair,the co-founder of JINGART.
  • She is dedicated to promoting contemporary art in China and remains a successful investor in multi-industry, such as media, design, fashion, and health care.
  • As an art collector, Kylie has built a developed collection, rich in diversity. Some pieces from the collection exhibited by prestigious museums and events, including the New Museum in New York, and the Biennale di Venezia. Kylie donated an installation work by XuZhen a pioneering Chinese artist to the Centre Pompidou in 2015.
  • Supporting emerging young artists is a vital mission for Kylie: buying art works from them, sponsoring and funding them directly. In 2017, she started the campaign “Young Artist of the Year”, generating corporate sponsorship and media spotlights for many Chinese young artists, which marks her contribution to the art community.
  • As one of the leading public relations expert in China focus on luxury brands, entertainment, art & design promotions. Bao Yifeng began his career in luxury industry in the 90s. He founded Element Liquid in 2002, and joined Activation Group in 2013.
  • Driven by his passion in art collection, in 2013, he co-founded ART021 in Shanghai with Kylie Ying and David Chau. In 2018, they founded JINGART, another art fair in Beijing.
  • David Chau was born in Shanghai and grew up in Hong Kong and Vancouver. He graduated with dual B.A degree from the University of British Columbia in Art History and International Relations.
  • Mr. Chau had the opportunity to study under the tutelage of some of the most important scholars including Tsao Hsingyuan and James Cahill, which eventually led him into the art industry.
  • Mr. Chau is a young and energetic entrepreneur. He is the founder of Metropolis International Leasing Co., Ltd, one of China’s largest fleet management companies. He also sets foot in various other industries, including finance and real estate, and invests in multiple internet-based startups.
  • He started his art collection in 2003, and ever since then, he has gradually established his own collection and attempted to engage in more in the art world to support young and emerging galleries



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