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Power Station of Art, Shanghai

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 75 reviews on the web
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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  • The extraordinary, large space allows for the showing of unusual art pieces. There are some pretty provocative works, especially considering that this is a state-owned establishment. Otherwise, the co...  read more »
  • The converted industrial space is appealing, the exhibits - some very kinetic and/or aural - featured a variety of artists from around the globe. The exhibits are a bit sparse but good for a two hour ...  read more »
  • 看着点评图片来的。地铁下了之后还要走十五分钟。地方比较偏,沿途很安静…场馆需要过安检,有寄存包的地方。不需要门票。有7楼…分为不同的展区。一楼是Snack…不仅仅有展品。还有卖炸薯条的。 
  • An incredible contemporary art museum. Stunning architecture and beautiful exhibition spaces.
  • This modern art museum is a place for sure to go. Check the website e see what's up. The building itself is nice to visit but more, usually the venues are gret.
  • You come here for the building, not the art exhibition museum inside ! I was more amazed and exicted to visit this old Power station for his past and his architecture that the Contemporary art exhibition museum inside. It's a huge museum, with many levels + art rooms. It's well designed and you feel very small in there. They got a nice terrasse above, with a amazing view on Shanghai & as well the Hangpu River. I was expected much more concerning the art inside, I was kind of disappointing actually. Not my taste at all, but tastes are all differents, I've seem better Contemporary museums elsewhere in the World. I still give 3 stars out of 5 because, I think it's nice to recycle old building to create a new fonction in that case, it's a museum and it's free as well to visit.
  • Great installations, confused name to another MOCA
  • 咳咳,我不得不说有些艺术我理解不了啊,而且博物馆有点冷,
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