Shanghai is the birthplace of the Communist Party of China, the starting point of Chinese revolution, and the root of China’ s Party members. On May 27, 1949, Shanghai was liberated by the People’s Liberation Army of the Communist Party of China.

Year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Shanghai. The Long Museum (Pu Dong) will hold a special exhibition entitled “Looking Back : for the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Shanghai A Special Exhibition on Shanghai from the Museum Collection” from January 8 to July 28, 2019.

This exhibition presents works created since the 1930s, tracing the development of Shanghai. These works not only reflect the artistry of their creators but also records history and political events.