City guide-Shanghai, Guangzhou
Updated: 2013-01-06 10:59
Effects of light
In a solo show named Remains of the Day, artist Shi Jing pursues a conceptual exploration of light, through cameras, TV programs and reflective surfaces. His latest installation piece features a 24-hour news channel projected on to a mirror ball, which disperses it into a rainbow of hues. Through this process, the artist completely negates the content of the broadcast.
9 am-6 pm, until Jan 20. OV Gallery, Room 207, Bldg 4A, 50 Moganshan Road. 0139-1637-3474
Glass sculptures by Luo Xiaoshu are featured in the exhibition Mental Imagery at Shanghai Museum of Glass. The exhibition also marks the kickoff for Phase 2-A of the museum. Luo is a professor at Shanghai University and his glass artworks have been exhibited extensively in China.
9 am-5 pm, until March 7. Shanghai Museum of Glass, 2F, 685 Western Changjiang Road. 021-6618-1970
Spider's Web is a 1954 play by British crime writer Agatha Christie. The Chinese production will be the seventh project of a series of Agatha Christie's works that have been presented in Shanghai.
The story is about a diplomat's wife, Clarissa, who imagined she would find a dead body in the library, and one day it really happens, and everyone in the house becomes involved.
7:30 pm, Dec 31-Jan 27 except Mon; 2 pm Sat matinee. Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, 288 Anfu Road. 021- 6473-0123
Double your joy
Two complimentary exhibitions at Iron Curtain Gallery show paintings by leading Chinese contemporary artists. Shandong born Qi Wenqing's exhibition The Way of Dogs examines Fido's attributes of loyalty and sincerity through strong brush strokes and colors in oil paintings.
Joint Exhibition on Behalf of My Classmates features 29 talented artists who graduated from Guangzhou's Academy of Fine Arts' oil painting and sculpture departments in the 1990s, with the common denominator being an emphasis on geometry.
Until Jan 22. Iron Curtain Gallery, F10, Redtory, 128 Yuancun Siheng Road, Tianhe district. 020-8557-4417