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Shanghai Museum

People's Square, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Museum - Official Website

Ming Dynasty Furniture

Hanging Scrolls


Stone Sculptures

Founded in 1952,  the museum moved into the current building in 1992 at the very center of the city, the People's Square. The whole construction took three years, from August 1993 to  on October 1996. 

Its unique architectural form of a round top with a square base, symbolizing the ancient Chinese philosophy that the square earth is under the round sky, is a distinguished architectural combination of traditional feature and modern spirit.

- Official Website  (online Jan. 2014)

Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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