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Power Station of Art
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    • ADDRESS:
      200 Huayuangang Lu,
      near Miaojiang Lu
      花园港路200号, 近苗江路
    • PHONE:
      3110 8550
    • AREA:
      Old Town (Yu Garden)
    • METRO:
      15 mins walk from Xizang Rd (S)
    • HOURS:
      Tue-Sun, 11am-7pm
      Closed on Mon
    • CARDS:
      None
    • WEB:
    • SmartShanghai.com Editor's Description
      The PSA is an impressive but cumbersome space, a huge building likened by curator Qui Zhijie to London’s Tate Modern. The PSA may have similar hardware to that legendary institution but it doesn’t have the software — the staffing, budgets, etc — to match. Nevertheless, it has accomplished an incredible amount, hosting two biennales, visits from the Warhol museum and the Centre Pompidou, and, in 2014, a memorable Cai Guo-qiang solo show.
    • 11th Shanghai Biennale

      Shanghai Biennale returns for its 11th edition this fall, once again taking over the mighty Power Station of Art museum. This time around, the three-month long event is curated by Indian artist/ curator group Raqs...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | from Nov 11 until Mar 12, 2017 |
    • Chen Shaoxiong: 'Prepared'

      Chen Shaoxiong’s largest solo to date, Prepared , at Power Station of Art comprises video, installation, photo-montage, and lots and lots of ink. A key figure in 1990s Southern China art group, 'Big Tail Elephants,'...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Sep 11 2016 |

    ARCHIVED EVENTS

    • 2016-03-18 Finished

      Huang Yongping: 'Bâton Serpent III'

      Established Fujian-born artist Huang Yongping is the subject of a major retrospective over at PSA this spring time. A co-founder of '80s art group Xiamen Dada, he's best known for his large-scale installations -...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Jun 19 2016 |
    • 2015-12-30 Finished

      Datong Dazhang

      Datong Dazhang, real name was Zhang Shengquan, was born in 1955 in Datong City, Shanxi. Just 45 years later on New Year's Eve 2000, the pioneer of contemporary Chinese performance art killed himself. On the 60th...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Apr 10 2016 |
    • 2015-11-10 Finished

      Kazunari Sakamoto: Anticlimax Poetry

      Yet another stellar architecture show at Power Station of Art, this time around it's the designs, models and musings of Japanese master, Kazunari Sakamoto. All about houses, Sakamoto focuses on people and how they...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Feb 21 2016 |
    • 2015-08-08 Finished

      Ilya + Emilia Kabakov: The Dream City

      [Ending Soon] Ilya and Emilia Kabakov's Dream City at PSA is the largest ever show by the famous Russian artist couple to date. On display will be installations, sculpture and paintings including Manas, Fallen...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Dec 6 2015 |
    • 2015-08-15 Finished

      Copyleft

      Copyleft sees 23 artists turn their collective attention to the phenomenon of shanzhai , or “copycat.” Specifically, the show ponders the idea that Chinese contemporary art mirrors Western counterparts too closely....
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Nov 15 2015 |
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