A Quick Guide to China's Two Art Capitals: Shanghai and Beijing (Infographic)

Photo of Freire Barnes
Art & Design Editor19 April 2017

Beijing may be home to the largest community of artists in China, but Shanghai is fast competing to take the art crown with the emergence of art fairs and galleries. As both Chinese cities boast rich and distinct art scenes: Beijing’s located in the northern art districts of 798 Art Zone and Caochangdi and Shanghai‘s is based in M50 and the former industrial area of West Bund, Culture Trip breaks down how the two cities are rivalling one another at the art stakes.

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