An exhibition entitled “New Era and New Anhui Style” kicked off at the National Art Museum in Beijing on Tuesday, featuring 346 calligraphy pieces and paintings by nearly 300 artists from East China’s Anhui province.
Visitors view a painting at the exhibition.
The exhibition, launched by the Publicity Department of the CPC Anhui Provincial Committee, China Artists Association, China Calligraphers Association, the National Art Museum, the Anhui Provincial Literature and Arts and the Anhui Provincial Department of Culture, is part of their efforts to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up and to show the province’s achievements in modernization.
The exhibits are made up of 196 paintings, sculptures and 150 calligraphy and seal cutting pieces. Some are award-winning ones, and other works are created just for this exhibition.
A visitor views a painting at the exhibition.
Starting from the renowned Xin'an School in late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), local artists remain a strong influence in Chinese painting and calligraphy circles.
The exhibition will run through June 3.