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Xi Bei – art promoter in Berlin

Xi Bei was artistic director and executive director of Times Art Center Berlin, which closed in July 2022.

Xi Bei’s kindergarten teacher in Beijing already knew that art should not be rushed. She stayed in the classroom with Bei long after the actual lessons were over, until she had finished her drawings and paintings. The patient eye for art has rubbed off. Xi Bei is now a consultant for various art organizations and private collections, as well as a board member of the Times Art Center Berlin, which she helped establish as artistic director and executive director from 2018 to 2022. “I describe myself first and foremost as a passionate art promoter,” Bei says today.

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