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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:
      3127 8535
    • AREA:
      Old Town (Yu Garden)
    • METRO:
      15 mins walk from Xizang Rd (S)
    • HOURS:
      Tue-Sun, 11am-7pm
      Closed on Mon
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    • Editor's Description
      Opened in 2012, this massive contemporary art museum is housed in a stunning renovated power station, overlooking the Huangpu River. It's the new home of the Shanghai Biennial and hosts top-notch touring exhibitions from international institutions. It's free to get in, but check ahead during busy holiday times when you may have to reserve a free ticket in advance. More on that here
    • 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 |
    • 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 |
    • 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 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 |
    • 2015-10-10 Finished

      Sou Fujimoto: Futures of the Future

      Whether you're an architecture buff or dreamer, this small-scale exhibition up on the fifth floor of PSA is well worth a visit. Comprising conceptual models by renowned Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, the show puts...
      NOT TAGGED | Power Station of Art | daily until Oct 30 2015 |
    • 2015-05-16 Finished

      Yona Friedman: Mobile Architecture

      PSA hosts a retrospective of models and sketches by legendary architect, Yona Friedman, best known for his theory of 'mobile architecture'. The 1950s concept challenged conventional thought by stating that architects...
      NOT TAGGED | Power Station of Art | daily until Aug 16 2015 |
    • 2015-07-09 Finished

      New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio

      This looks good: Power Station of Art is hosting a traveling exhibition all about British contemporary architect extraordinaire, Thomas Heatherwick. The shows examines the studio's process of critical thinking and...
      Arts | Power Station of Art | daily until Aug 8 2015 |

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