Large-scale institutions like HOW Art Museum, Powerlong Museum, and Pearl Art Museum have been particularly active. (Read about them here and here.) The top 5 most popular museums, by this site’s metric: 1. China Art Museum; 2. Power Station of Art; 3. Liu Haisu Art Museum; 4. Museum of Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts; 5. Long Museum (West Bund).
The number of events grew by 40%, with nearly a thousand events recorded (992 to be exact). The top 5 most popular exhibitions: 1. Hsiao Chin, Coming Home (China Art Museum); 2. Leandro Erlich, Construction of Reality (HOW Art Museum); 3. Lu Jingren, A 40 Year Journey of Book Design (Liu Haisu Art Museum); 4. Harmonious and Prosperous Echo of Millennium Mogao (Xuhui Art Museum); 5. 12th Shanghai Biennale (Power Station of Art).
Can’t wait to see the Peppa Pig solo retrospective in next year’s list. Art!