The dslcollection was created in 2005 by Sylvain and Dominique Levy. Today Karen Levy is also actively helping to build the collection.
The collection focuses on contemporary Chinese art. Even though limiting itself to a certain number of objects – not more than 350 – the collection comprises major works of the 200 contemporary Chinese artist.
dslcollection distinguishes itself from other collections of contemporary Chinese art through a strict collecting concept. The collectors believe that » The 21st century collector must think beyond established boundaries. » Therefore, dslcollection not only actively promotes the discovery and study of Chinese contemporary artistic production and but also makes use of the latest technologies. Tools such as the internet, interactive programs, virtual exhibitions and electronic books help dslcollection to achieve greater visibility and provide the means to share the experience of contemporary culture.Openness, the nomadic and sharing are core concepts of the dslcollection.
Ten year old dslcollection marks its anniversary with a specially curated book
acknowledging the vast contribution of contemporary Chinese art.
Sylvain and Dominique Levy, collectors of contemporary Chinese art for the past thirty years, reimagine the now ten year old dslcollection with a book co-curated by Sylvain and Dominique with internationally renowned curators of Chinese contemporary art. Art Radar speaks with Sylvain about collecting in the digital age.