is chanel museum material? in shanghai it is. china is very close to becoming the planet's biggest luxury market and the culture chanel exhibition, currently on at the museum of contemporary art, will surely add up to the illustrious status the brand has there already. curated by french art critic jean-louis froment, the show is quite elaborate, featuring over 400 items, ranging from clothing items, artworks, manuscripts and films. it covers coco chanel's life and her many relationships with avant-garde artists of her time [on through mar 14]. location: 231 nanjing xi lu [people's square].