The Shanghai Art Museum is on the old expo site. Parking can be hard to find, but it's worth it. The building is red and styled like an ancient wine pot - check these out at the Shanghai Museum to see the inspiration. Security is tight, but the wait is worth it. Start at the top and progress down for a chronological look at Shanghai art. If pushed for time and less inspired by the traditional landscapes, just look at the modern masters on the lowest floor. There is one point where the sudden influence of expat Chinese artists returning from Paris had such a profound effect that even now, if you have trawled through all the galleries up to that point, it is a shock. If you like art - go. If you want a slice of Chinese history through art - go. It's cool.
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