Fountain, Marcel Duchamp, 1917.
Shanghai’s Power Station of Art will play host to an exhibition of French surrealist masterpieces from December 16, in cooperation with the Paris’ Centre Pompidou.
The new exhibit, “Electric Fields: Surrealism and Beyond – La Collection du Centre Pompidou” is the first time the French gallery has worked with a public art museum in China.
On Thursday, 65 cases containing 102 groups of art, including video, paintings, sculpture and manuscripts, will arrive at Shanghai.
The exhibit will be divided into six categories, each starting with a masterpiece in different themes of Surrealism, including the artwork of Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), the father of Dadaism, according to Xiang Liping, spokeswoman of Power Station of Art.
Tickets for the exhibit may be purchased on Eastday.com.