Art meets luxury at this exhibition about Rolls Royce. They say it's a multi-sensory journey through the engineering, design, and craftsmanship behind the car coveted by many, and driven by a few, like DJ Spenny. No cover. Runs from April 19–23.
From Apr 19
Joel-Peter Witkin: Despair of the Soul
This looks good: OFOTO Gallery hosts a springtime solo of photography by American artist, Joel-Peter Witkin. Known for dark works focusing on death, decay and outsiders, his photography also references classic Western art through their composition, imagery and titles. That opens 11 April from 5pm through 7pm
2/F, Bldg 13, 50 Moganshan Lu
From Apr 11
Hao Ping: Zen
Emerging artist Hao Ping is inspired by Taoism and Confucianism to create modern representations of traditional Chinese lifestyles and aesthetic values. Abstract oil on canvas works, they're evocative of ancient poetry and painting...
From Apr 18
Welcome to Birdhead Again
Birdhead is a creative collective set up by local artists Song Tao and Ji Weiyu in 2004. Spanning Birdhead’s older works as well as several new photography series, this should be pretty good. Interested in social contradictions and controversies, the artists often turn their lens to their home city of Shanghai... Grandly opens 25 April, 4pm through 7pm.
From Apr 26