Nestled within Shanghai's central Xuhui District, Capsule Shanghai has been a vibrant force in the city's art scene since its establishment in late 2016. The gallery works primarily with emerging artists who push the boundaries of contemporary art. Its focus lies on artists who have experienced personal and professional migrations between regions, fostering distinctive transnational and trans-regional connections.
Capsule Shanghai: Celebrating the Vibrant Artistic Spirit of China and Beyond
Since its establishment, Capsule Shanghai has been committed to collaborating with artists from China or those who have established a professional presence in the country. The gallery remains dedicated to working with emerging contemporary artists destined for the international scene. Capsule Shanghai frequently presents the debut exhibitions of these artists in both China and abroad, featuring a diverse roster that includes Alice Wang, Gao Yuan, Leelee Chan, Feng Chen, Huang Hai-Hsin, Sarah Faux, Ivy Haldeman, Maya Kramer, Cai Zebin, Wang Haiyang, and Douglas Rieger, among others.
Capsule Shanghai actively participates in major international art fairs, solidifying its presence on the global stage. Through exhibitions at renowned events such as Artissima in Turin, Liste in Basel, Paris Internationale in Paris, Frieze New York in the Big Apple, Art Basel in Hong Kong, and West Bund Art & Design in Shanghai, the gallery ensures its artists gain exposure to diverse audiences.