Beautiful and Brazen, Huge and Hidden
Contemporary art from China is the hottest property in the art world right now. For a long time, the capital Beijing dominated the scene. Now Shanghai has emerged from its shadows as a truly world-class art destination. All across the city, public galleries have sprung up and played a pivotal role in regenerating dilapidated industrial areas. The scene is not just for serious art buffs.
Rob Grant is a freelance writer, specialising in travel, culture and business. He is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers and is based in San Francisco, California.