In a stately 1930s art deco building the Rockbund Art Museum exhibits work by some of China’s most renowned contemporary artists, including mixed-media gurus Cai Guo-Qiang and Zhang Huan, as well as installations by the Italian artist Paola Pivi. The museum holds free lectures on art, technology, and music. A recent series explored urban creativity in Shanghai.
20 Huqiu Rd., Huangpu, 86/(0) 21-3310-9985. This appeared in the March/April 2013 issue.