Monday, November 21, 2011

798 Art District

Beijing has one of the most amazing neighborhoods ever -- 798 Art District.  An old East Germany factory complex has been converted into art studios and galleries.  Blocks and blocks of pedestrian areas, with great cafe's and hundreds of art galleries!  It is incredible.  I could have spent an entire week there.

It is one of the few places in Beijing with graffiti (no comment whether this is a good or bad thing).  I think it might actually be allowed there.

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It seemed like every where I went in China people were taking photos of others in wedding garb. With all the ill-fitting wedding clothes, I'm not convinced any of them were actual brides and grooms.
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Some of the "pottery" for sale was Ikea!
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