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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  • September 12, 2017
    Metro Line 8 runs north to south through Huangpu, Shanghai - and drops you off right outside this museum, which used to be the former expo centre for shanghai, hence the modern layout. There are 5 flo...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    located in a beautiful expo building, the museum is easily reached by metro - line 8 - it has its own stop! I stayed on the ground floor and wandered around the fringe halls to avoid the tour parties....  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    If a lot of people interested in learning the art. Old buildings-la grunge cool. Curry and got your time fine restaurants.
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