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Shanghai Art Gallery, 212 Nanking Road, International Settlement (Nanjing Don Lu, Huangpu Qu) Shanghai
Shanghai Life was the first book published by the newly-founded Shanghai Cartoonist Club (March 7, 1942). The club held its first exhibition in June of the same year, at the Shanghai Art Gallery on Nanking Road (now Nanjing Dong Lu).
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Bevan, Paul. A Modern Miscellany: Shanghai Cartoon Artist, Shao Xunmei’s Circle and the Travels of Jack Chen 1926–1938. Brill, 2016.
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Lent, John A. and Xu Ying. Comics Art in China. University Press of Mississippi, 2017.
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Taylor, Jeremy E. “Collaboration in Wartime China: The Mobilization of Chinese Cartoonists under Japanese Occupation.” Modern China, vol. 41, no.4, pp. 406–435.
Zhuang, Muyang. “A Literature review on Manhua Studies.” Association for Chinese Manhua Studies, Research Centre, Short Essays, 29 January 2021.
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Österreichisches Institut für China- und Südostasienforschung, Wien, Estate of Friedrich Schiff.
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David Ludwig Bloch is known for his paintings and watercolours revolving around the Holocaust and his exile. With the woodcuts from his time in exile in Shanghai, Bloch created an artistic account of everyday life in the city, while harvesting the simplicity of form and colour of the medium.
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Friedrich Schiff was an Austrian-born artist who went to Shanghai in 1930. He became known for his humorous cartoons, which were enjoyed by the colonial bourgeoisie.
Due to his Jewish origins, he was unable to return to Austria after Hitler’s annexation of Austria in 1938. He left Shanghai for Buenos Aires in 1947.
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Seven Jewish artists living in the so-called Shanghai Ghetto joined together to form an art association in 1943. The founding members were: David Ludwig Bloch, Paul Fischer, Fred Fredden Goldberg, Ernst Handl, Max Heimann, Hans Jacoby and Alfred Mark.
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After studying with Hans Poelzig, Richard Paulick worked in Walter Gropius’s office and frequented the Bauhaus in Dessau before emigrating to Shanghai in 1933. After his return, he became an influential planner and architect in the GDR, from 1950 until his retirement
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