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Jul
31

Liu Xiaodong: Children Friends Getting Fat

Childhood Friends Getting Fat – Moving Image of Liu Xiaodong 1984-2014 is Minsheng Art Museum's summertime showcase, set to feature a thousand or so of the artist's photographs, a selection o..
Minsheng Art Museum
Bldg F, 570 Huaihai Xi Lu near Hongqiao Lu

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Jul
31

To Be with You - Contemporary Jewelry

AIVA art academy opens it's doors to the public for their student's annual summer show of contemporary jewelry. This year's project To be with you showcases non-traditional concepts from 19 wor..

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Jul
31

Simon Rulquin:NO BRUSH

French artist Simon Rulquin leaves the brushes behind and instead creates his striking paintings by allowing the materials to flow across the canvas. Inspired by astronomy and games from his childhood..

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Jul
31

Jiang Pengyi: Solo Exhibition

This looks good: award-winning contemporary Chinese artist Jiang Pengyi takes center stage at Moganshan Gallery, ShanghART this July. On display will be works from three series created in the past two..
ShanghART H-Space
Bldg 18, 50 Moganshan Lu

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Jul
31

Start With a Dot or Line

Pantocrator Gallery presents the reception for 'Start With a Dot or Line', an exhibition displaying the works of Qin Tan, multimedia artist, and Sanjay Ramachandran,self taught illustrator and creativ..
Pantocrator Gallery
105, Bldg 4B, 50 Moghanshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Aug
1

Dai Mouyu: Moments

FQ Projects presents a solo exhibition of needle-pen ink on paper works by Shanghai-based artist, Dai Mouyu. Each comprising tens of thousands of unbroken strokes, it's only close-up that the intricac..
FQ Projects
No 76, 927 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu

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Aug
3

Advance Through Retreat

Curated by Martina Köppel-Yang and featuring works by no fewer than 16 international artists, Advance through Retreat turns a questioning eye to ways in which traditional Chinese culture and m..
Rockbund Art Museum
20 Huqiu Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu

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Aug
20

The Garden Haven

Specialist ceramics and glass gallery Two Cities presents an exhibition of 'Si Ji Shao' porcelain. The name itself - 四集烧- references the bringing together of elements of time, space, material an..
Two Cities Gallery
20 Shaoxing Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu

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Aug
24

Sham Feiming: Waking From Hibernation

Waking from Hibernation is an exhibition of new large format photographs by Hangzhou-based artist Shan Feiming. On display are works from three of his most recent series: Jungle, Sile..
m97
2/F, 97 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Aug
24

Gas Station VII: Great Rejuvination

The latest incarnation of Vanguard Gallery's ongoing Gas Station series sees Chinese experimental film artist Mu Jin team up with German installation artist Tobias Rosenberger. With a focus on ..
Vanguard Gallery
2/F, Bldg 4A, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Aug
25

Dreaming in Color

A group show exploring the surreal, the dreamy and the colorful, Art Labor's summertime exhibition showcases works across a range of media by eight international artists. Switching between the real an..
Art Labor Gallery
570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

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Aug
25

Art + Fashion

A new exhibition examining the creative ties between art and haute couture takes over Magda Danysz Gallery this summer. On display will be sketches by the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Gianfranco Ferré an..
Gallery Magda Danysz
188 Linqing Lu, near Yangshupu Lu

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Aug
26

Present-ing Recital Louder Than Paint

A group exhibition, Present-ing Recital Louder than Paint at Shanghai Gallery of Art brings together a bunch of artists actively exploring the possibilities of contemporary painting, and who ch..
Shanghai Gallery of Art
3/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu

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Aug
29

Hang Mingzhi: The Meaning Is Beyond the Words

A solo exhibition of works by Hangzhou-based photographer Hang Mingzhi takes over OFOTO gallery this month - think haunting black and white documentary-style images of abandoned settings, destruction ..
OFOTO
2/F, Bldg 13, 50 Moganshan Lu

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Aug
31

In Between Days IV

Art+ Shanghai gallery opens its brand new space this summer with group exhibition, In Between Days. Featuring Chen Linggang, Huang Zhiyang, Li Wei, Liu Ren, Tamen, Cássio Vasconcellos, Wang La..
Art+ Shanghai
191 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Sichuan Zhong Lu

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Sep
10

Aura of Poetry

MoCA's newest show, Aura of Poetry, comprises works by ten contemporary Chinese artists that allude to the beauty of poetry and, according to the press release, its 'spiritual power'. All light..
MOCA Shanghai
People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi B..

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Sep
12

The Artist Always Gets Paid Last

Island6 kick off a summertime show over at their newish Bund-side space this June. Taking a sideways look at the stereotype of the struggling artist, The Artist Always Gets Paid Last features a..
Island6 Bund
G/F, 17 Fuzhou Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

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Sep
14

Metamorphosis-Mirror: Daniel Lee & Roger Ballen

OCT Contemporary Art Terminal presents summertime show, Metamorphosis – Mirror, a double solo by photographers Daniel Lee and Roger Ballen. Hailing from Chongqing and New York respectively, b..
OCAT
1016 Bei Suzhou Lu, near Wen'an Lu

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Sep
27

Silk to Bitcoin

Silk to Bitcoin, the latest exhibition from the Liu Dao art collective reflects on both traditional and contemporary forms of China's resources, from silk to personal electronic devices and manufactur..
Island6 Arts Center
2/F, Bldg 6, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu

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Oct
12

Cartier: Time Art

Fresh from its stint in Singapore, Cartier's traveling exhibition Time Art lands at Shanghai's Power Station of Art in July. On display will be over 180 timepieces charting the luxe brand's lon..
Power Station of Art
200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu

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Nov
18

Myth / History

The inaugural exhibition of Shanghai's newest arts institution showcases key contemporary pieces sourced from the private collection of the museum's founder, Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur Budi Tek. ..
YUZ Museum
35 Fenggu Lu, near Longteng Avenue

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Nov
28

Jeffrey Shaw & Hu Jieming: Twofold Solo

Active since the 1960s, Australian-born Shaw works predominantly in tech and virtual forms that focus on the relationship between the artwork and the viewer. To that end, in 2000 he created AVIE (Adva..
Chronus Art Center
Bldg 18, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Aomen Lu

Flower Godness Exhibition Opening

Ailing Foundation presents Flower Godness by W&W photo exhibition by Yuhong Wang and Mario Weinberg. Their work is described as "a Chinese artist and a German artist built a conversation through painting." Free entry. Opening hours: everyday from 10am to 10pm.
Bund 18 Temporary Art Space
2/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
From Jul 30

BolognaFiere Contemporary Art

For the new edition year, the SH Contemporary is renamed 'BolognaFiere Shanghai International Contemporary Art Exhibition'. Starting from September 2014, the Exhibition Center aims to provide a wider selection of contemporary art to satisfy the hunger of art lovers as well as collectors and VIPs from Asia Pacific. Entrance is 100rmb.
Shanghai Exhibition Centre
1000 Yan'an Lu, near Tongren Lu
From Sep 12

“Extend Your Fist” Paintings Exhibition

The Embassy of Ecuador in China, the Consulate General of Ecuador in Shanghai, and the Guyasamin Foundation presents the Extend Your Fist exhibition of Ecuadorian Oswaldo Guayasamin, one of the most recognizable artists of Latin American art over the last century. Goes from 10pm to 4pm. Free entry. For more information, click China Art Palace
161 Shangnan Lu, near Guozhan Lu
From Aug 1

Cai-Guo Qiang: The Ninth Wave

One of China's best-known contemporary artists Cai-Guo Qiang is the subject of this not-to-be-missed solo show at Shanghai Power Station of Art. The Ninth Wave focuses on current global environmental and ecological crises through traditional Chinese aesthetics and philosophy. Expect Cai's signature 'gunpowder paintings' (as explosive as they sound), a lake of ink created inside the museum, and an installation comprising 99 wolves... Should be good.
Power Station of Art
200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu
From Aug 8