Sponsored by the China Overseas Exchange Association and China Art Academy, a tour exhibition about Li Zijian s works entitled Humanity and Love presents debut at Hall 1, 2 and 3 of the National Art Museum of China since April 17 until April 26
The most attractive part of the exhibition is a series of oil paintings named Children from Wenchuan created by the artist recently. In 2002, Li Zijian went to Wenchuan for paintings and was deeply impressed by the local simple custom. After Wenchuan earthquake, he completed a painting named Listening to the spring in deep sorrow and went to the quake-hit area again. The artist has been to Wenchuan for collecting materials for six times in total. The exhibits reflect the changes of the situation before , during and after Wenchuan earthquake, including large-sized oil painting named Hope and Love from Grandpa reflecting President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao went to the quake-hit area themselves.
After the first stop in Beijing, the exhibition will tour to Hunan Museum on May 1, Jiangsu Art Museum in July and other cities across the country. Two years after display at home, the exhibition will travel across the globe for the fourth time. The whole process is expected to last a total of five years.