Power Station of Art, Shanghai

#15 of 90 in Museums in Shanghai
The Power Station of Art is a contemporary art museum in Shanghai, China. Housed in a former power station, it is China's first state run contemporary art museum. Converting the building cost $64 million which was paid for by the Shanghai government.The museum is on the site of the Expo 2010 and on the left bank of the Huangpu River. It opened in 2012 with an exhibition of contemporary art from the Parisian gallery Centre Pompidou entitled Portrait of the Times.The director is Li Xu. The deputy director is Gong Yan, who was formerly the editor in chief of the Chinese-language magazine Art World.
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  • Literally nothing here. Like literally an empty building. Not worth the effort to get here. Two exhibitions were open (less than 10% of the space was used). A jewellery exhibit was open next the the c...  more »
  • Originally named Street power plant. Located in the Middle South Xizang Road station and Nankai train station. 10 minutes on foot. Entry costs 50 Yuan. Credit card payment accepted. Contemporary art series. It was a live performance by the visitors when foreign artists. Best of along the Huangpu River view from the roof.
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  • (Can be reached from the subway line 4 nanpu Bridge station) is located only 10 minutes walk from the subway line 8, "Xizang South Road" station the Helpful staff good art is, personally, from the terrace on the top floor Shanghai great river "Yellow River". The view was very nice and felt.
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