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A World Tour of Op­tic Artistry Show Trib­ute to Da Vinci Date:


Dec 1-Mar 3 — 10 am Shang­hai World Fi­nan­cial Cen­ter Through this im­mer­sive ex­hi­bi­tion ex­pe­ri­ence with strong vis­ual im­pact, the au­di­ence can walk into the in­ner world of this tal­ented artist. With cu­rios­ity and ad­mi­ra­tion, au­di­ences are ex­pected to un­der­stand his paint­ings, ex­plo­ration and achieve­ments in the in­fi­nite fields of astronomy, geog­ra­phy, medicine, ar­chi­tec­ture, na­ture, and wa­ter en­gi­neer­ing. The story nar­ra­tion is shown on the wall by largescale pro­jec­tors, and in­cludes hun­dreds of HD dig­i­tal im­ages, fullscreen HD videos and 360-de­gree Dolby sur­round sound. The exhibits in­clude the HD replica of da Vinci’s mas­ter­pieces, rep­re­sented by 16 oil paint­ings and nearly a hun­dred pre­cious manuscripts. There are also tens of ma­chine mod­els in­vented by Leonardo, which were re­stored by the Martelli Stu­dio in Italy, ac­cord­ing to spe­cific data of the orig­i­nal ones. The ex­hi­bi­tion was made as a col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween Bei­jing Great Won­ders In­ter­na­tional and Italy’s Cross Me­dia Group. It runs un­til March 3 in Shang­hai, be­fore tour­ing other cities like Shen­zhen and Hangzhou.

Cindy Sher­man’s Solo Ex­hi­bi­tion Date:


Dec 8-Jan 13 — 10 am

Fo­sun Foun­da­tion Shang­hai Fo­sun Foun­da­tion Shang­hai presents “Cindy Sher­man’s First Solo Ex­hi­bi­tion” through Jan 13, show­ing a wellac­claimed col­lec­tion of the re­mark­able se­nior fig­ure of pho­tog­ra­phy in the United States. Bring­ing to­gether 128 se­ries of pho­to­graphs and sev­eral shoot­ing props along with ref­er­ences span­ning dif­fer­ent pe­ri­ods, this ret­ro­spec­tive sur­vey traces Cindy Sher­man’s ca­reer from the 1970s to the present day and at­tempts to ex­plore dom­i­nant themes in her vis­ual cre­ation through­out four decades. In con­junc­tion with the ex­hi­bi­tion, Cindy has nine world’s first brand new works to un­veil to the pub­lic. She also cus­tom-de­signed two pieces of wall­pa­pers for Fo­sun Foun­da­tion Shang­hai. Con­sid­ered one of the most in­flu­en­tial artists of her gen­er­a­tion, Cindy Sher­man came to promi­nence in the late 1970s with a group of artists known as the Pic­tures Gen­er­a­tion.

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