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Shanghai Then and Now

Vaughan Grylls

Pavilion

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ISBN: 9781911216926

Price: £14.99

Publication date: 1 December 2017

Category: Lifestyle & Gardening

Shanghai Then and Now brings together rare archival images of this thrilling cosmopolitan city and matches them with specially commissioned photos of the same sites as they appear today. Vaughan Grylls (author/photographer of four other titles in the Then and Now series: Oxford, Cambridge, Hong Kong and Singapore) has rounded up all of the key sites that make up this fascinating and diverse city, from Jesuit cathedrals, Jewish synagogues and Buddhist temples to neoclassical banks, art deco hotels, and the super-tall skyscrapers of the Pudong district. The breathtaking contrast between past and present make this a fascinating addition to the long-running Then and Now series.

Sites include: The Bund, Yu Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, East Nanjing Road, Jing’an Temple, Jade Buddha Temple, People’s Square, Shanghai Tower, Longhua Temple and Pagoda, Shanghai Museum, St. Ignatius Cathedral, Dongping National Forest Park, Lu Xun Park, Nanpu Bridge, Shanghai Club Building, HSBC Building, Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Tower, Natural History Museum, Shanghai World Financial Center, Zhang Garden, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Moller House, Custom House.

ABOUT THE Author

Vaughan Grylls is a photographer, author and artist. His photography has been shown in the Photographers’ Gallery, Whitechapel Art Gallery and the Arnolfini. He is represented in several public collections, including the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, the Contemporary Art Society, Pfizer, Unilever and the Arts Council of Wales. From 1996 to 2005 Grylls was Chief Executive of the Kent Institute of Art and Design. In 2005 he founded the University for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester, and serves as Emeritus Professor. He is the author and photographer of Oxford Then and Now, Cambridge Then and Now, Hong Kong Then and Now and Singapore Then and Now

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