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Shanghai Typography

Date:August 13-September 6, 2015

Time:9am- 5pm, closed on Mondays


Add:Shanghai Xuhui Art Museum, 1413 Huaihai Rd M.



The exhibition “Shanghai Typography” records the development of Chinese characters after the decline of traditional calligraphy over the course of 100 years in Shanghai, historically the center of printing, publishing and design in modern China. Employing a systematic and wide-ranging approach, the exhibit shows how Chinese characters were handwritten, engraved, designed and printed in lithography, lead type and offset lithography on books, newspapers, magazines, catalogs and advertisements for various purposes in politics, culture and daily life. 


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