Lecture: New Museums in China
Nov 30, 2012 Friday 16:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
Clare Jacobson, Frank Krueger, Liu Yuyang and Zhu Xiaofeng
New Museums in China
Speakers: Clare Jacobson, Frank Krueger, Liu Yuyang and Zhu Xiaofeng
Language: English with Chinese Translation
Admission Free. Reservation is required.
The effect of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has spread far and wide, with city after city
attempting to establish itself by building a similarly significant cultural institution. And so it
is not surprising that remarkable new museums have been built as far from Spain as
China, a country at the center of so much architectural attention. China’s urban growth is ever-
present in the news, and its outstanding (and outlandish) commercial and residential buildings
have been well documented. But now that the country’s new money has matured, it is being
reassigned from necessity to nicety, from industry to culture. It is being used to build museums. ... Read More
Free admission, No need for reservation.