Sponsored by Ministry of Culture, China Federation of literary and Art Circles and Chinese Artists Association, the Eleventh National Exhibition of Fine Arts, also the First China Artist Award Creation Award and Nomination Exhibition is currently on display at Hall 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, and 21 until February, 3.
Liu Dawei, President of Chinese Artists Association, thinks the exhibition is an overview of the current artistic team as well as the artistic achievements in the past five years. The exhibits boast a wide variety in terms of contents, themes and representation modes as a reflection of their social responsibility, epoch spirit and humane concern.
Feng Yuan, vice chairman of China Federation of literary and Art Circles, points that the exhibition is a demonstration of creation enthusiasm and ideal pursuit of the contemporary Chinese artists. The newly-rising talents show the creation potential and contribute to the flourishing of the contemporary Chinese art.
Wang Wenzhang, vice minister of Culture, says that the National Exhibition of Fine Arts as the most authoritative and influential national brand name has made a contribution to cultural prosperity. The exhibition has been of great importance to constructing the value system of Chinese art, leading the artistic trend, flourishing the artistic creation and building the national image.
The National Exhibition of Fine Arts is regarded an exhibition of the highest level and the largest scale once every five years.
As part of a series of events called reporting to the motherland , the exhibition presents a large number of masterpieces and comprises ten zones, including the traditional Chinese painting, the design, the engraving, the watercolors, the oil painting, the lacquer painting and ceramics, the animation and comprehensive works, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan zone, the wall painting and the sculpture. It is worth mentioning that it is the first time to establish a booth special for animation.