Nightlife & Activities
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.