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Largest art museum in the world to be built in south China – Shanghai Eye

Posted by artradar on October 3, 2008


Shenzhen officials announced they are building “the world’s largest art museum” reports Shanghai Eye. Spokesperson for the project, Wang Xiao Ming, said work will begin in March 2009, with a budget directly from the government of up to 2 billion yuan, (several hundred million pounds), for construction costs of 80,000 m2 of space. Around 38,000 m2 will be dedicated to contemporary art, the remainder being split between urban planning, design and other related areas.


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