Frankly though, I couldn't concentrate: a trade fair seemed trivial as social and political progress seemed on the brink of a steep and painful descent.
As the strength of global galleries attending has increased, the proportion of participating galleries with a base in Shanghai has decreased.
Lyrical, nostalgic and profoundly beautiful, Yang Fudong’s photographs and multi-channel videos have immediately become iconic. Ocula spoke to Yang on the occasion of his new solo shows:&
With the West Bund Art & Design Fair, Photo Shanghai and Art in the City all taking place this month, it's a great time to visit [Shanghai]. Outside of the fairs, these are the biggest draws.