On Friday the 23rd of May the Broached Commissions opened Broached Retreat, a mini-retrospective of their first two collections at the prestigious Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing.
Broached was invited by Gallery Director Philip Tinari to be the first ever design exhibition, and the first Australian representatives to exhibit at the UCCA.
Located in Beijing’s 798 Art District, the UCCA was founded by influential art collectors Baron and Baroness Guy and Myriam Ullens de Schooten and has grown to become a leading museum of contemporary art in the People’s Republic of China.
Broached Retreat was produced by Broached Commissions Creative Director Lou Weis and the exhibition was designed by long-term collaborator Chen Lu.
The exhibition included work from Broached Colonial and Broached East by:
- Adam Goodrum
- Charles Wilson
- Keiji Ashizawa
- Azuma Makoto
- Chen Lu
- Naihan Li, and
- Trent Jansen, as well as recent work by
- Max Lamb
- Susan Dimasi and
The Chinaman’s File Rocking Chair, Briggs Family Tea Service and the MaterialByProduct Weaving Frame were three of Trent’s pieces exhibited at Broached Retreat.
When – Open until 29th August 2014.
Where – Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, 798 Art District, No. 4 Jiuxanqiao Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing