Meet the young, French collector trying to save Chinese contemporary art

//Meet the young, French collector trying to save Chinese contemporary art

Meet the young, French collector trying to save Chinese contemporary art

The publicity blurb for the “Enlightening Times” exhibition, at Duddell’s art gallery, in Central, describes collector John Dodelande as a “defender” of Chinese contemporary art. It is an odd statement, in more ways than one. The rise of the Chinese art market in the past 20 years has been phenomenal, so why does it need defending? And by a 30-year-old French entrepreneur who has never lived in China?We met Dodelande during last month’s Art Basel Hong Kong. The collector, who comes from a well…

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