National museum opens Leaders and People
Updated: 2016-01-15 15:34
By Lin Qi(chinadaily.com.cn)
Leaders and People, a permanent exhibition was recently unveiled at the National Museum of China in Beijing. [Photo provided to China Daily]
The show's centerpiece is Birth of New China, a massive ink painting that shows members of the Central People's Government Committee, the country's top authority from 1949 to 1954. Tang Yongli, a professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, is the painter.
Other highlights include The Iron Taihang Mountain, which pays tribute to people fighting against Japanese invasion from the communist-led revolutionary bases, and Masterminds of the Century that has images of more than 100 people who have contributed greatly to social progress in China over the past century.
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