Liu Haisu was a celebrated Chinese artist who was instrumental (as a teenager) in setting up the Shanghai art school, and influencing generations of artists. The dedicated gallery is newly located at Yan'an West Road (NOT 1660 Hongqiao Road) five minutes walking distance from West Yan'an Road metro/overground (see photo).
Free entry gives you access to six floors of Liu...
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle pockets that have their own unique attractions. The schools have formed pockets of international communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang. Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have built up over the years to cater to these communities. While living here means you are relatively far away from Shanghai’s usual hot spots, the large parks, spacious homes and proximity to great Japanese and Korean food keep the neighborhoods popular.