Songzhuang, China is an artists' colony in the manner of Beijing's 798 District with an artist population estimated at between 2,000 to 4,000. It developed in the mid-1990s as artists migrated out of Beijing looking for more space and lower rents.

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A City Where Chinese Artists Hope to Strike Gold