French sculptor and Chinese painter exhibit their works
Updated: 2014-09-01 11:21
Fan Zeng enjoys Jean Cardot's sculptures at the joint exhibition at the National Museum of China in Beijing, Aug 29, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]
A joint exhibition of Cardot's sculptures and Fan Zeng's paintings, Tradition and Innovation, is underway at the National Museum of China.
Jean Cardot, a renowned sculptor in France, is exhibiting his works in China for the first time. Included are 82 pieces, statues of Charles De Gaulle and Winston Churchill. Famous Chinese painter Fan Zeng also brought 50 artworks to the exhibition. Among them, A Music From Guangling and A Journey on the Sea are being shown to the public for the first time.
The exhibition, held by Peking University, the Chinese National Academy of Arts and Charles de Gaulle Foundation, is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sino-French ties. It will run through Sept 21.