Issue/54/
Thumb 2007 v01 i054 a028 i001

REVIEWS

SHANGHAI

Shanghai Gallery Of Art

Gu Dexin 

2007.4.14

GU DEXIN, Installation view of "2007.4.14" at Shanghai Gallery of Art Courtesy Shanghai Gallery of Art


Outside the Shanghai Gallery of Art (SGA), cargo ships chug by on the Huangpu River, while gleaming skyscrapers are sheathed in gigantic LED screens. On the Bund side of the river, the streets are lined with colonial buildings housing all manner of luxury boutiques. Spirits here are buoyant as the economy charges full-steam ahead. It's the very image of China's unprecedented prosperity - one which artist Gu Dexin tries to…

Sign up here:
Sign up
PREV
NEXT