The investment in art that’s helping Hangzhou emerge from Shanghai’s shadow

//The investment in art that’s helping Hangzhou emerge from Shanghai’s shadow

The investment in art that’s helping Hangzhou emerge from Shanghai’s shadow

Only by mainland China standards could a city of nearly eight million be considered small. But despite a tech explosion’s gentrification that has made Hangzhou one of the country’s most expensive cities, the Zhejiang provincial capital, surrounded by pristine mountains and spotted with tranquil parks, still manages to feel bucolic.Denizens have been lake gazing, tea drinking and art making since AD589, and the city rose to prominence 30 years later, when it became the terminus of the Grand…

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