An example of JonOne’s graffito style
All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: Get your art groove on because this week we’ve got galleries ranging from JoneOne’s street graffiti, Four Female Artists’ paintings, Xiao Xuan’s pictures of Wenchuan temples, and Louise Bourgeois. Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
Graffiti Artist JonOne at 18Gallery
Bringing graffiti inside, JonOne hails from New York and brings a touch of the streets to canvas. In his third visit to China, JonOne this year invokes the theme of Chinese calligraphy.
Free // 10am-12 midnight daily until Aug. 25th // 18Gallery // Bldg 4, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Sichuan Zhong Lu (中山东一路18号4楼,近四川中路)
Four Female Artists @ Leo Gallery
SuiYing Hung, Ann Yen, Zhang Tiemei and Dong Zi bring us some lovely contemporary paintings, and other media capturing the essence of old styles in new mediums.
Free // 11am-7pm Tues-Sun until Aug. 28th // Leo Gallery // Red House 2, Ferguson Lane, 376 Wukang Lu, near Tai’an Lu (武康路376号红房子2楼, 近湖南路)
Xiao Xuan: The Wailing Arhats @ Beaugeste Gallery
Photograph gallery surrounding Wenchuanese temples in the aftermath of the 2008 earthquake.
Free // 10am-6pm daily until Sep. 16th // Beaugeste Gallery // Space 519, Bldg 5, Lane 210 Taikang Lu, near Sinan Lu (泰康路210弄5号楼519空间, 近思南路 )
In Between Days @ Art+ Shanghai
New and old works from collections and collaborating artists. Expect to find photography, silk screening, ink and oil paintings, and ceramic installations. Huang Zhiyang’s Dreamscape series will debut as well as Fariba Alam’s new ceramic installations that were shown in ART HK.
Free // 10am-6pm Tue-Sun until Aug. 28th // Art+Shanghai // 22 Fumin Lu, House 2, Near Yanan Lu (富民路2弄22号, 富民路2弄22号)
Romper Stomper @ Dada
A 1992 Australian action drama film about neo-Nazis. With a tagline like “Mad Max, Eat Your Heart Out!” we imagine it’s a pretty macho run and gun. But what’s wrong with that? Go, eat free popcorn, and enjoy this classic bro-flick.
Free // 9pm-11pm // Dada // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu (幸福路115号, 近法华镇路)
The Smurfs @ UME, Peace Cinema, Studio City
Hey, we all remember the smurfs! Who doesn’t want cool little blue guys living in your garden? Now they hit the big screen and New York in Hollywood’s favorite format; 3D. Said to be the first installment in a trilogy series, here’s something the entire family can enjoy.
120RMB // 11:30am // UME, Peace Cinema, Studio City // 5/F, No. 6, 123 XingYe Rd (兴业路123弄6号5楼 （新天地广场内）)
Bumps & Babes (and breakfast!) @ Paulaner Deli & Bakery
We may not be ready for kids, but for those of you planning or expecting you can get some good info from Dr. Paul Wang from Shanghai United Family Hospital about how to identify the baby blues and deal with your emotions. Entrance fee also covers breakfast!
80RMB // 9:45am-11:45am // Paulaner Deli & Bakery // 150 Fenyang Lu, near Taojiang Lu, Metro Line 2 Changshu Lu Station (汾阳路150号, 近桃江路, 地铁2号线常熟路站)
Louise Bourgeois @ James Cohan Gallery
Come check out 33 etchings and prints by internationally acclaimed French-American artist Louise Bourgeois, who passed away last year. Also showing are two tribute sculptures by Lin Tianmiao and Hu Xiaoyuyan.
Free // 11am-2pm Tue-Sun until Aug. 28th // James Cohan Gallery // Bldg 1, 170 Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu, Xuhui district (徐汇区岳阳路170弄1号, 近永嘉路)