China Art Museum (Shanghai Meishu Guan), Shanghai

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Housed in an imposing 63 m (207 ft) vermillion pagoda, China Art Museum (Shanghai Meishu Guan) showcases some 6,000 works of art telling the story of modern China. Absorb images of Chinese modernization, from communist to capitalist, its resistance and embracing of Westernization, and the emergence of contemporary Chinese identity. From the Haipai style of Shanghai's emulators of Western movements, to 21st-century Chinese art by 260 artists, the two-floor museum boasts work by the most important modern national painters. Consider proceeding from the top down, with sweeping views from the upper floor. Plan to visit China Art Museum (Shanghai Meishu Guan) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shanghai attractions using our Shanghai day trip site .
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  • Very unique building architecture and Red once. I had finished all ngak collection because baseball is enough time. All I see is part of the combined, pencertiaan very interesting. But sy recommend to spend a day here kalo want to really look at all.
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  • This is just such an awesome building! The inverted pyramid is noticed immediately and the structure is massive. When standing outside and staring at it, the ability for steel to hold together in such...  more »
  • Walk 200m from Museum stop, Line 8 and go to the top floor of this huge building. Entry free, but there is a fee for the magnificent "Life Along The River" exhibit. But if you are over 70, free with p...  more »

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