798 Art District Beijing

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A chinese woman walks through the sculptures of  the series "Selection from Venetians" by artist Pawel Althamer during an exhibition at UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in 798 Art Disctrict in Beijing, China, August 18, 2014. <br />
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798 Art District (Chinese: 798艺术区; pinyin: 798 Yìshùqū), or Dashanzi Art District, is a 50-year old decommissioned military factory buildings with unique architectural style. Located in Chaoyang District of Beijing, that houses a thriving artistic community. Since the beginning of 2000, 798 has become a centre for art galleries, artists's ateliers and contemporary arts exhibitions. The buildings are within alleys number 2 and 4 on Jiǔxiānqiáo Lù (酒仙桥路), south of the Dàshānziqiáo flyover (大山子桥). <br />
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© Giorgio Perottino