Pingshan Art Museum Opens

Shenzhen’s new Pingshan Art Museum celebrated its opening this Saturday with the launch of a multi-media installation exhibition called “Unknown City” to explore China’s contemporary architecture and the future of urban planning. The opening also featured an outdoor centerpiece “Unknown Garden” by Chinese architect and the 2012 Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu and his wife Lu Wenyu.

The six-story new museum, located in southeast Shenzhen’s Pingshan Cultural cluster, is designed by famous Chinese architect Dong Gong and covers a floor area of 9,900 square meters. Its opening exhibition will run from March 30 to September 30, featuring installation, photography and video works from 71 groups of the most outstanding contemporary Chinese architects, urban planners, designers, artists and researchers in the field.