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Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Jenny Lin

Abstract

Shanghai, long known as mainland China’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, has recently re-emerged as a global capital. Above sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai offers the first in-depth examination of turn of the twenty-first century Shanghai-based art and design – from state-sponsored exhibitions to fashionable cultural complexes to cutting edge films and installations. This book offers a counter-touristic view of one of the world’s fastest developing megacities that penetrates the contradictions and buried layers of specific locales and artifacts of visu ... More

Keywords: Contemporary Art, Design, Urban Studies, Chinese Culture, Shanghai

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781526132604
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jenny Lin, author
University of Oregon