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August 6th, 2012

M+, the Museum of Visual Culture, set to open in Hong Kong in 2017, will aim to serve as Asia’s counterpoint to institutions such as the Centre Pompidou or the Guggenheim Bilbao.  Tapping Lars Nittve, formerly of the Tate Modern, as executive director, M+ will be the cornerstone of a $2.8 billion government-backed undertaking that hopes to “raise the bar for Asian museums” and cement Hong Kong’s position on the international art map.

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