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Power Station of Art

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Power Station of Art
200 Huayuan Gang Road
Huangpu District Shanghai
CN
Venue Type: Museum


CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
November 10th - March 10th, 2019
The 12th Shanghai Biennale: Proregress
Nadim Abbas, Francis Alÿs, Ju Anqi, Alexander Apóstol, Forensic Architecture, Kader Attia, C&G, Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla, Fernando Sanchez Castillo, Hsu Che-Yu, WU Chi-Yu, Hsu Chia-Wei, Kiri Dalena, Chto Delat, Christoph Draeger, Clemencia Echeverri, Cevdet Erek, Claire Fontaine, Andrea Fraser, Yang Fudong, Claudia Martínez Garay, Sheroanawë Hakihiiwë, Heidrun Holzfeind, Ryoji Ikeda, Jota Izquierdo, Alfredo Jaar, Voluspa Jarpa, Enrique Jezik, Yao Jui-chung, Siren Eun Young Jung, Yishai Jusidman, Lee Kai-Chung, Suki Seokyeong Kang, Leandro Katz, Meiro Koizumi, Yi Lian, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Cristina Lucas, Pablo Vargas Lugo, Jill Magid, Nalini Malani, Chiba Masaya, Vincent Meessen, Alicia MihaiGazcue, Yasumasa Morimura, UuDam Tran Nguyen, Ilya Noé, Reynier Leyva Novo, Amalia Pica, Seth Price, Qiu, Michael Rakowitz, Miguel Ángel Rojas, Macarena Ruiz-Tagle, Arin Rungjang, Jiū Society, Simon Starling, Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Yuken Teruya, Zhu Xi, XuZhe, Lu Yang, Tomoko Yoneda, Samson Young, Huang Jing Yuan, Yuan Yuan, Zhang Xu Zhan, Boat Zhang
November 2nd - February 24th, 2019
QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Tue-Sun 9-5 (last admission: 4pm)
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
Exhibitions are open to public free of charge except for special exhibitions.
DESCRIPTION

The Power Station of Art(PSA)is located where the Pavilion of Future of the World Expo 2010 Shanghai was; it is the first public museum of contemporary art in mainland China.

The building was once the site of the Nanshi Power Plant, set up in 1897. The main structure is 128 meters long, 70 meters wide and 50 meters high, and the campus covers an area of 31,088 square meters. The impressively soaring 165-meter-high chimney, made of reinforced concrete, bears witness to the ups and downs of modern industry in China, and points to the new historical opportunity and cultural creation across the Huangpu River, in Pudong. After renovation, the area of the structure will enlarge to 41,200 square meters, and the exhibition area will expand from 9,000 to 15,000 square meters.

The Museum will open to the public on Oct. 1st 2012. Situated on the right bank of Huangpu River, it is only 4 kilometers away from People’s Square (the political, commercial and cultural center of Shanghai), and only a 15-minute’s walk from the metro station “South Xizang Road” of line 4 and 8.