Who are Chinese-American couple that gave the Met US$125 million? Financier Oscar Tang, son of Hong Kong’s ‘Textile Tycoon’ and a relative of Henry Tang, and his archaeologist wife

A Chinese-American couple have donated a record US$125 million to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to renovate the space that houses its collection of modern and contemporary art.The donation by Oscar Tang, son of Hong Kong’s late “Textile Tycoon” Tang Ping-yuan, and his wife, archaeologist Agnes Hsu-Tang, is the largest capital gift the Met – one of New York’s biggest tourist attractions – has received in its 151-year history.In return, the newly renovated space will bear their names, the…

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