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Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai

Shanghai's modern art scene is spread out across the city, from the M50 complex in the north, to the galleries of the French Concession. But right ins ...

Shanghai Science & Technology Museu ...

Science Up CLoseDon't be fooled into thinking that the museum of Science and Technology is just for kids. While the hands-on exhibits and IMAX cinemas ...

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition ...

City LimitsWhile this museum might not sound like the most interesting place to spend a couple of hours, we can assure you that it's well worth a trip ...

Shanghai Museum

Chinese History 101Shanghai Museum is a one-stop-shop for everything you need ( and want ) to know about Chinese history. Situated in People's Park, t ...

ART LABOR

ART LABOR is a contemporary art gallery located in the former French Concession area of central Shanghai, the city’s most unique neighborhood. We are ...

Ugo Rondinone on Breathe Walk Die

Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has a new one-man show that occupies the entire Rockbund Art Museum – and fills a lot of it with actors dressed as clowns. He talks to Time Out about rainbows and introspectionGrey and rainy: two characteristics of autumn in Shanghai that, combined with a stubborn mugginess, can make the cit ...

Art Show of the Week: Trilogy of the Modern ...

Photographer Gerard Rancinan and writer Caroline Gaudriault combine to go in search of meaning in today's confusing world. Rancinan's photography is often absurd and uses shock to overtly tackle the problems of our time: obesity, consumerism, war, idealogues and more. Seven years in the making, The Trilogy of the Moderns&nb ...

OV Gallery is closed

News just in that long-running OV Gallery has closed its doors after a lengthy and influential stint in Shanghai's art scene. Based in the M50 art district - its third location in Shanghai - OV has taken the tough decision to shut down after six years of operation.Opened in 2008, OV Gallery has pushed the boundaries of what ...

Photo Shanghai

Declaring itself the ‘first international art fair dedicated to photography in Asia-Pacific’, Photo Shanghai claims to be ‘setting a new benchmark’ for fine art photography in the region with its launch this month. While there will naturally be a strong commercial focus at this sprawling event, the fact that such a large and ...

Mehmet Ali Uysal

Mehmet Ali Uysal presents two new series' of work Suspended andPainting, with the aim of critiquing the art market through it's very channels.

Metamorphosis - Mirror

Photographer Roger Ballen tells Time Out about South Africa’s mines and marginalised people in light of a new show at OCATLike the opening sequences of HBO series True Detectives and True Blood, Roger Ballen’s photographs of South Africa explore the strangeness and violence often feared and sometimes f ...

Art in the City

A newcomer to Shanghai’s art fair scene, Art in the City is shaping up to be an important event on the art calendar. They’ve drafted in Shanghai-based Kokai Studios to create an immersive experience in K11’s basement whereby each of the fair’s sections will be themed around various aspects of the city. Organised wi ...

Winner of Time Out's cover competition reve ...

The September issue of Time Out Shanghai hits the city today revealing the winner of our month long readers cover competition.We received hundreds of votes for each image, but it was reader Yi Di who claimed the lion’s share for his image, below, which takes the cover of Time Out this month, as well as ...

Weekend planner: live music

This weekend, head to MAO Livehouse on Thursday evening where US band !!! make their China debut, don't miss LA avant-pop three-piece Liars make their Shanghai debut on Friday evening or see synth-rock trio Next Year’s Love continue their comeback with an appearance at the latest Rat On Monthly on Saturday. Read o ...

Art Scene Warehouse

As part of the M50 artist community, the Art Scene Warehouse is a 1,800 square metre dedicated space for avant-garde Chinese artists to exhibit their paintings, sculptures, installations and photographs. The Art Scene Warehouse is likely the beating heart of the art community in Shanghai given its large space and stated mission ...

The Old Harmonica, Guitar Duet

Shanghai Oriental Art CenterHarmonica and Guitar Duo Laurent Maur and Thierry Lujan of France are set to play a combination of original, traditional and classic French and American songs at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center on June 20th at 19:45. Tickets range from 50RMB to 300RMB. Expect songs from greats like Coltrane and Piaf, ...

The Imagination of Steel

 American sculptor Mark di Suvero’s first exhibition in China will be exhibited in the James Cohan Gallery in Shanghai, April 24th through June 14th, 2014. It features original medium-sized steel sculptures made by directly improvising from an intuitive process. James Cohan Gallery1st Floor, Building 1, No 1,170 Yueyang Lu ...

M50

50 Moganshan Road Located in a former industrial area of Shanghai near the Suzhuo creek, 50 Moganshan Road (M50) is considered Shanghai’s contemporary art district. It’s home to about one hundred artists and most of their studios are open to the public. Some, like Zhuo Tiehai, happen to be among the best known artists in ...

Contingency Plans: Or Living with Unstable ...

Contingency Plans: or, Living with Unstable Grounds considers how the unexpected forces of the earth shape landscapes and ourselves. This unorthodox exhibition draws on understudied cases from overlooked places. Through 19 case studies assembled by over 20 contributors, and exhibiting more than 200 objects, our long held assumpt ...

There’s something undeniably attractive ab ...

Tranquility: The Scholar’s Four TreasuresGlass Objects by Wang QinUntil May 25th at the Two Cities Gallerywww.twocitiesgallery.comThere’s something undeniably attractive about blobs of glass…The latest exhibition by Professor Wang Qin of Shanghai University explores the area between the physical beauty and the utility of glas ...

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