Notice of Temporary Closure
Due to the installation of the upcoming exhibition "RAM HIGHLIGHT 2018: Is It My Body?”, RAM will temporarily close from August 27th, 2018 to September 28th, 2018.
The duration of the new exhibition is from September 29th to October 4th, 2018. Further information can be found on our website and social platforms. Thank you!
Announcement of granted researchers for the “Curatorial Practices in Asia” Project 2018 of Rockbund Art Museum
Rockbund Art Museum is delighted to announce that four researchers have been selected by the jury as winners of a research grant in connection to the on-going project From a History of Exhibitions Towards a Future of Exhibition-Making —“Second Assembly: Exhibition-Making Practices in China and Southeast Asia in the 1990s”. They are: Julia Hartmann, Miao Zijin, Wang Ziyun and Maggie Zheng (in alpha
RAM Talk: Corporeal Crossing and Desire Economy
Philippines Macho Academy and Princess Studies, the works of Eisa Jocson\\\'s, mirror the entwined relations between dancing, physical labor and desire consumption. Physical sensation and structural contradiction will be the two main topics of this talk, during which the following questions will be discussed: How does a body present or become a performance of desire? How does such desire change th
Rockbund Art Museum will proudly host Systems, the first solo thematic exhibition in Shanghai by the artist Lin Tianmiao, curated by Alexandra Munroe. The artist considers the exhibition to be a site-specific project that explores four key concepts: “individual consciousness”, “collective consciousness”, “public consciousness”, and “ultimate consciousness”. With each concept corresponding to a flo
The Reading Room is Now Open to Public!
The Rockbund Art Museum is very pleased to announce the opening of The Reading Room, a public accessible study space and on-going archive. The Reading Room forms part of a new research platform co-initiated by the independent curator Biljana Ciric in collaboration with the museum.
CPA Talk: Performing the Exhibition| The Investigation of Time, Space and Community in The Skin Trilogy
For the third talk in a series related to “Second Assembly: Exhibition-Making Practice in China and Southeast Asia in the 1990s”, a curatorial project jointly curated by Biljana Ciric and the museum, RAM is delighted to invite Kuala Lumpur-based curator and writer Eric Goh to discuss the 1995 exhibition Skin Trilogy by the Malaysian arts collective Five Arts Centre.
In 2018 the Rockbund Art Museum launches a research program entitled “Curatorial Practices in Asia”, the main objective of which is to develop a strong network in Asia with artists, academics, art organizations, independent curators and researchers—with people engaged in innovative research and artistic projects that support a better understanding of contemporary artistic practices in Asia.
We have entered the age of digital information overload but our understandings of the others have been gradually dictated by media façades composed of fragmented images and discourses. In order to see through the mirage of media façades, ”Tell Me a Story: Locality and Narrative” aims to bring the spectators to approach the others as close as possible, listening to the others speaking for themselve
The Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai is proud to present the latest exhibition “Walking On The Fade Out Lines” from March 24 to May 27, 2018. The fruit of a fascinating collaboration and exchange with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, one of the most renowned contemporary art institutions in Italy, the exhibition will be curated by Larys Frogier, the director of Rockbund Art Museum, and Hsieh Fen
HUGO BOSS ASIA ART: Award for Emerging Asian Artists opened early today at Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai, presenting artworks by the four finalist artists: Li Ming (China), Tao Hui (China), Yu Ji (China), Robert Zhao Renhui (Singapore).
Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) is delighted to announce the launch of the annual art project “RAM HIGHLIGHT 2017: DISPLACE”, opening on September 29 and running until October 4, 2017.
The Rockbund Art Museum will present a major solo exhibition by French artist, Philippe Parreno, his first in China. This exhibition is dedicated to the late Xavier Douroux whose influence on Parreno\'s career cannot be overstated.
Curated by the Director of the museum, Larys Frogier, Parreno’s first exhibition in China will occupy four of the museum’s six floors, also extending to its seventh fl
From January 21st to June 4th, Rockbund Art Museum will host a monographic exhibition by leading Chinese artist Song Dong. The exhibition, entitled “I Don’t Know the Mandate of Heaven”, will be the first major survey of Song’s work in mainland China in 8 years. The exhibition will include some of the artist’s best-known works that have been fundamental in establishing his career, as well as severa
The Rockbund Art Museum is honored to present the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) in Greater China. From September 30th to December 25th, 2016, RAM will host a comprehensive exhibition of work by the late American artist, who is renowned for his unconventional methodology and poignant sensitivity. The unique nature of his work takes t