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Dec
26

Xu Zhen: Blissful as Gods

Produced by locally-based arts collective MadeIn Company, Xu Zhen's Blissful As Gods takes over ShanghART on Moganshan Lu this winter. Spanning installation, sculpture and painting, the show ta..
Shanghart Gallery
Bldg 18, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Dec
28

Han Lei: Spiral

M97 Gallery presents an exhibition of 3D lenticular color photographs by Han Lei. Spiral features new works spanning the Henan-born talent's mainstay of still photography, video, and paintings...
m97
2/F, 97 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Dec
28

La Vie et l'Espoir

A small group show of works by ten French and Chinese contemporary artists pops up at Jing'an Kerry Center's Mao Space this December. Called La Vie et l'Espoir (Life and Hope), it spans ..
Mao Space (Kerry Center)
61, Anyi Lu, near Changde Lu

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Dec
31

Wire and Light: KeySook Geum

Korean artist KeySook Geum works with twisted wire, beads, crystals and pearls to create life-size sculptures of dresses and qipao that incorporate a distinct glamor, and subtle sense of femini..
Art+ Shanghai
191 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Sichuan Zhong Lu

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Jan
4

Ugo Rondinone: Breathe Walk Die

Rockbund presents Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone's first ever China solo, kicking off in September at the museum. Known for his downright unnerving clown sculptures, stone figures, target paintings, masks..
Rockbund Art Museum
20 Huqiu Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu

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Jan
8

Be Filled With…

One of the cities top - if tiniest - galleries for glass and ceramics host an exhibition of nine artists this winter, all making beautiful objects linked to the art of living. Expect all sorts of home..
Two Cities Gallery
20 Shaoxing Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu

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Jan
10

Words Tend to Be Inadequate

Pearl Lam Galleries presents group exhibition, Words Tend to Be Inadequate: featuring works that incorporate text into visual art, eight international artists work with painting, collage, photo..
Pearl Lam Galleries
G/F, 181 Jiangxi Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu

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Jan
10

Meaning Matter

A group exhibition at Magda Danysz Gallery presents work by three artists: Huang Rui, Li Hongbo and Jiang Ji'an. Between them, they explore ideas around the notions of meaning and matter, each creatin..
Gallery Magda Danysz
188 Linqing Lu, near Yangshupu Lu

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Jan
11

Fang Wei: Assassin

Bund-side space BANK presents a solo show of works of by Fang Wei, his second in Shanghai. On display will be recent paintings, all completed within the past two years. Combining watercolors with thic..
BANK Gallery
1/f, 59 Xianggang Lu near Sichuan Lu

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Jan
15

Diary in South Africa

Graduated from China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Chinese contemporary artist Kristine Ng-Young has been living in South Africa for more than 14 years and now she is studying for a PhD degree at Univ..

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Jan
20

Liu Guangyun: I Feel Good

Minsheng Art Museum hosts a solo exhibition by Liu Guangyun this winter, showcasing three of the artist's recent series: Section, Trajectory, and Transmigration. Exploring big the..
Minsheng Art Museum
Bldg F, 570 Huaihai Xi Lu near Hongqiao Lu

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Jan
23

Wang Dawei: Insider, Outsider

FQ Projects presents a solo show of recent works by Shanghainese artist, Wang Dawei. His experimental paintings incorporate a cement base and traditional ink wash to look like graffiti. Drawing on his..
FQ Projects
No 76, 927 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu

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Jan
25

Follow the Heart: The Art of Sean Scully

Famous for his abstract artwork, Sean Scully's work has been featured in over 150 museums and institutions worldwide. Scully's artwork is now coming to China for the first time. Over half a century of..

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Jan
30

Realistic & Impressionistic : FQ Projects at Gensler

FQ Projects is organising a temporary exhibition outside of their Huaihai Lu space, and instead, setting up shop at the offices of Gensler Architects. They're the American firm behind the newest addit..

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Jan
31

PO[r]TION

All about change, PO[r]TION is a group exhibition opening at L'Avenue mall in December. The title comes from the fusing of 'Potion' and 'Portion', pointing to art's spellbinding quality, and al..
L'Avenue (Hongqiao)
99 Xianxia Lu, near Zunyi Lu

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Jan
31

Peripheral Landscape

An exhibition of works by three locally-based photographers goes on show close to People's Square this month. Hailing from the UK, you've got Liz Hingley with End Of Lines; from France, Clémen..

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Feb
28

Eduardo Arranz-Bravo

Barcelona-based artist Eduardo Arranz-Bravo brings his Shanghai solo to Matthew Liu gallery this winter. Recently renowned for experimentations in sculpture, drawings, performance and film-making, Arr..
Matthew Liu Fine Arts
Room 201 -203, 15 Yuan Ming Yuan Lu, near Beijing ..

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Mar
1

Pierre Huber Art Prize: The Truth About Entropy

A brand new media art prize hits up OCAT Shanghai this winter. A panel of international curators will pick the winner from eight finalists - Cheng Ran, Fang Lu, Li Ran, Li Ming, Lin Ke, Lu Yang, Xu We..
OCAT
1016 Bei Suzhou Lu, near Wen'an Lu

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Mar
5

Gary Baseman: The Door is Always Open

American Gary Baseman comes to Shanghai's K11 for a kitschy, poppy show of drawings, paintings, toys and objects. The LA-born artist, illustrator, animator, and designer is strongly influenced by his ..
Chi Art Space
K11 Art Mall, 1/F, 300 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Hu..

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Mar
6

Fu Yu Charity Photo Art Exhibition

The Ailing Foundation - linked to Shanghai Charity Foundation - hosts an exhibition of photography by Chinese artist Fu Yu at Bund18. Proceeds from sales go to medical care and education of disadvanta..
Bund 18 Temporary Art Space
2/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong ..

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Mar
8

URBAN=Work & Shop: Biennale City Pavilions

The first of four city pavilions of this year's Shanghai Biennale open in December - satellite spots across the city, offering extensions of the ..

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Mar
19

Neuro-Rhumba

Island6 unveil a new exhibition of artworks by Liu Dao collective this winter: Neuro-Rhumba. Known for their genre-busting pieces incorporating sound, light and interactive elements, the collec..
Island6 Arts Center
G/F, Bldg 7, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Mar
31

Social Factory: 10th Shanghai Biennale

Now in its 10th edition, Shanghai Biennale returns this winter for a five-month tenure at Power Station of Art. This one's headed up by young Berlin-based curator, Anselm Franke and takes the theme of..
Power Station of Art
200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu

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Apr
19

Cosmos: Limited and Limitless, Existence and Co-Existence

Minsheng Museum unveils its brand new space - in the former French pavilion of the 2010 Expo, no less - with group exhibition, Cosmos. Spanning six sections and 52 international artists, the sh..
M21: 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum
1929 Expo Avenue, near Tangzijing Lu

Zhao Renhui: The Nature Collector

Making his China debut at ShanghART is Singaporean artist Robert Zhao Renhui, courtesy of solo show, The Nature Collector. Spanning photography, performance, video and installation, Zhao explores the relationship between humans and nature, frequently calling on the language and processes of science. Here, he presents a new series of works focusing on animal traps, the knowledge the devices require, and their inherent covertness...
Shanghart Gallery
Bldg 18, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
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