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  • Liu Jianhua

    SGA | 沪申

    The Shanghai Gallery of Art sits inside an elegant neo-Renaissance structure along the city’s historic bund. Erected in 1916, during the heyday of capitalist expansion in East Asia, the building was formerly a home for international banks. Today, as Shanghai finds itself in the midst of a sequel to its early twentieth-century gilded age, the building seems to embody the city’s newfound extravagance. Renovated in 2002 by Michael Graves, Three-on-the-Bund is home to not only the gallery but luxury stores such as Armani and Hugo Boss and the restaurant Jean-Georges. It is thus undeniably a fitting

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