Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Architectural Survey of Shanghai in Conjunction with Artist Works

When: Thursday, December 14 between 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Where to meet: Lobby of student dorm building.

Urban development is an obvious phenomenon and reality in Chinese society. It is also a fundamental driving force for today’s art production. You will notice more and more exhibitions that not only deal with urban architecture and city planning, but also focus on how urban life style, cityscape and new forms of urban reality are shaping the artistic language and psychology of emerging artists.

The architectural tour of Shanghai is organized in conjunction with FAR-the Architecture Research Center of Shanghai will take place this Thursday. On this excursion you will visit one lilong complex, one regenarated factory complex, and one western architects designed building. Other sites to visit will include Pujiang- the new suburb in Italiantown style, and a climb of Lupu Bridge, where we can see the Expo terrain in progress. ( if bad weather Yangshupu Creative Center )
You will also receive a list of a select Chinese and international artists ( including Wang Jinsong, Luo Yongjin, Hu Yang, Zhang Dali, Danwen Xing, Michael Wolf, and Andreas Gurksy) and their work as they relate to our architectural tour.

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