Must-See Art Guide: Shanghai
This week's guide includes Yu Youhan, A.R. Penck, Kohei Nawa, and more.
This week we’re going East: The next stop on the must-see art tour is Shanghai. The ART01 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair opens today, and brings with it 102 major galleries from around the world, including heavy hitters like Simon Lee, Hauser & Wirth, and David Zwirner. As always, we’ve gathered a list of local gallery shows coinciding with the fair to help keep visitors busy, and get them out of the convention center and into the streets.
Visit ShangART for a solo show of the late, great painter Yu Youhan. Covering several distinct phases in the artist’s distinguished career, the exhibition includes his early Cezanne-like still lifes and his scintillating Pointillist-esque work. For work of another idiosyncratic painter, don’t miss the Fosun Foundation’s survey of A.R. Penck. Then, Arario Gallery presents the large-scale installation work of Kohei Nawa, only the second solo show for this promising and ambitious artist. Lastly, the group show “Scraggly Beard Grandpa” at Capsule Shanghai assembles the work of 12 various artists that had previously lived and work in residency at the gallery, and is full of energetic dialogue that often can only be achieved under the radical, unfamiliar circumstances that come from being in an unfamiliar place and as part of a collective.
Find artnet’s full list of picks below.
Exhibition: “Wing Shya: Acting Out”
When: November 8, 2017–January 10, 2018
Where: Shanghai Center of Photography
Exhibition: “Yu Youhan: The Representational and the Abstract”
When: November 10, 2017–January 15, 2018
Where: ShangART, West Bund, 2555-10 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “JOURNEY TO THE EAST”
When: October 15–December 30, 2017
Where: Longmen Art Projects, Suite 102, Tian An Centre Building, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Tang Dixin”
When: November 10–December 31, 2017
Where: AIKE DELLARCO, Building 6, No. 2555 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Kohei NAWA_VESSEL”
When: November 3, 2017–January 7, 2018
Where: Arario Gallery, 1F, No. 2879 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Why New York”
When: November 1, 2017–January 7, 2018
Where: Shanghai Gallery of Art, 3rd Floor, 3 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Myth and Rivalry”
When: September, 28–December 23, 2017
Where: Shanghai Himalayas Museum, 3F No. 869, Yinghua Rd., Pudong District, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Will Sign Become a Reality?: A.R. Penck”
When: November 9, 2017–January 7, 2018
Where: Fosun Foundation, 600 Zhongshan East 2nd Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Exhibition: “Scraggly Beard Grandpa”
When: November 4–December 22, 2017
Where: Capsule Shanghai, Building 16, Anfu Lu 275 Nong, Xuhui District, 1st Floor, Shanghai, China
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