Recommended exhibitions in SZ

Writer: Cao Zhen  | Editor: Zhang Chanwen  | From: Shenzhen Daily





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Come and visit Viktor & Rolf!

Curated by Chinese fashion curator Pooky Lee and designed by French designer Nathalie Crinière, the exhibition titled “Viktor & Rolf: MetaFashion!” features 80 iconic haute couture and ready-to-wear collections by the team of Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, photographic works by Arthur Elgort, Greg Kadel and Ellen von Unwerth, and 24 sets of miniature fashion dolls wearing iconic looks from the brand.

Dates: April 29-Oct. 8

Tickets: 128 yuan (adults), 64 yuan (seniors aged 60 or older, students, teachers), free (children younger than 6 years old)

The Spirits of Things: solo exhibition of Liu Chen

Artist Liu Chen collects sundries in daily life, mixes them together, shows them with lights and sounds to rebuild connections among ordinary things.

Dates: Until July 31

Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Tickets: 48 yuan, scan the code to buy tickets

Venue: AN+ Art & Design Center, 3/F, PAFC Mall, Ping An Finance Center, Futian District (福田区平安金融中心PAFC Mall三楼安云艺术设计中心)

Metro: Line 1 or 3 to Shopping Park Station (购物公园站), Exit D

CIB8 exhibitions

Illustrations from the CIB8 are on display at four venues inside Nantou Ancient Town. Illustrators Yu Qinyu, Flora Bai and Li Ziyao have also decorated three shops inside Nantou Ancient Town. Visitors can not only enjoy illustrations in the shops but also buy co-branded products. Thirty-two illustrators will also sell their works and merch at an outdoor market.

Dates: Until July 12

Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Venues: 61-65 and 90, Zhongshan Street East (中山东街61-65号和90号); 71 and 72 Zhongshan Street South (中山南街71号和72号)

3 x 3 International Illustration Show

Hosted by 3 x 3 Magazine, the show presents more than 600 illustrations in various styles by 347 painters. 3 x 3 Magazine is a publication which focuses on contemporary illustration.

Dates: Until June 26

Hours: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., entry before 8 p.m.

Tickets: 69 yuan, scan the QR code to buy tickets

Venue: Yealife Art Space, 4/F, Yitian Holiday Plaza, Nanshan District (南山区益田假日广场四楼Yealife艺术空间)

Metro: Line 1 or 2 to Window of the World Station (世界之窗站), Exit L

Visual niceness in Oamul’s illustrations

Oamul has published illustration books and designed stamps for the United Nations as well as having collaborated with several international brands, such as Apple, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. There’s an innocent and simple quality in his work. His paintings and illustrations reflect the seasons around him: flowers blooming in the spring, hot summer days by the sea, long walks in autumn hues, cozy scenes in cold winter nights. 

Dates: Until Aug. 31

Tickets: 48-78 yuan, scan the QR code to buy tickets

Booking: Follow WeChat account “GCACArtMuseum” and click “展览-预约参观” in the menu bar

Venue: Art Museum of Guangming Culture and Art Center, Guangming District (光明区光明文化艺术中心美术馆)

Metro: Line 6 to Fenghuang Town Station (凤凰城站), Exit B

Artworks under X-Ray

Xavier Lucchesi’s exhibition offers a new perspective for admiring French artworks collections. Cooperated with world famous art institutions and some Paris hospitals, the artist uses X-ray to scan the works from great artists such as Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh and make photoprints.

Dates: Until July 28

Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Mondays

Tickets: 10 yuan, scan the code to buy tickets

Venue: Jupiter Museum of Art, Futian District (福田区木星美术馆)

Metro: Line 3 to Futian Bonded Area Station (福保站), Exit B

Paintings by Jiang Xiaoyu

Inspired by daily life, scenes in films and social news, Jiang Xiaoyu’s paintings normally focus on a specific image and show a sense of absurd, humor and weird as well as cute and innocent. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a master’s degree and now resides in Chongqing.

Dates: Until July16

Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., closed Mondays

Venue: Enclave Contemporary, Block B4, North Area, OCT-LOFT, Nanshan District (南山区华侨城创意文化园北区B4栋飞地艺术空间)

Metro: Line 2 to Qiaocheng North Station (侨城北站), Exit B

Celebrate Mickey Mouse at ‘Ever Curious’ exhibition

Immerse yourself in “Mickey: The True Original & Ever Curious Exhibition” in Shenzhen and celebrate all things Mickey for the cute mouse’s 90th anniversary. Be ready to walk through the evolution of reimagined Mickey moments, from his “Steamboat Willie” days to the global icon we know today.

Dates: Until July 3

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Tickets: 98 yuan (adults), 148 yuan (1 adult + 1 kid taller than 1.2 meters) 78 yuan (students, seniors aged 60 and elder, the disabled, children taller than 1.2 meters, COVID-fighting volunteers), free (children in 1.2 meters or shorter, medical workers)

Venue: The MixC World, Nanshan District (南山区万象天地)

Metro: Line 1 to Hi-tech Park Station (高新园站), Exit A

'Tracing Peach Blossom Spring' in Pingshan

Shenzhen artist Zhou Li is exhibiting her paintings and installations, all in a pink tone, at the “Tracing Peach Blossom Spring” exhibition, to express the artist’s thoughts on the relationship between humans and nature. Zhou uses mixed media, including oil paint, washes of ink, charcoal and cotton cloth. Her lyrical abstract paintings capture her acute sensory observations of the world: lightness and shadow, solidity and dissolution, the sense of being. 

Venue: Pingshan Art Museum, Huide Road, Pingshan District (坪山区汇德路坪山美术馆)

Booking: Follow WeChat account “PingshanArtMuseum” and click “预约观展” in the menu bar

Transport: Take the high-speed rail from Shenzhen North Station to Pingshan Station and then take a taxi