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Beijing fine art gallery flaunts seductive curves following makeover

by Jak Phillips | 07 Apr 2014

The Hongkun Fine Art Gallery has reopened in Beijing following a refurbishment by Vienna and Beijing-based architectural firm Penda, featuring a fluid, curved design.

The all-white gallery encompasses 2,000sq m (21,528sq ft) of exhibition space across two floors. The refurbishment involved the addition of a new reception area and gently curved archways of different sizes, that open out onto the existing exhibition space.

The continuous arch was selected as a way of welcoming people into the gallery, and also references the mountains and valleys depicted in the paintings exhibited there.

The Hongkun Fine Art Gallery has reopened in Beijing following a refurbishment by Vienna and Beijing-based architectural firm Penda, featuring a fluid, curved design. The all-white gallery encompasses 2,000sq m (21,528sq ft) of exhibition space across two floors. The refurbishment involved the addition of a new reception area and gently curved archways of different sizes, that open out onto the existing exhibition space. The continuous arch was selected as a
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The continuous arch runs through the entire gallery like a ribbon
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