Posts Tagged ‘Art’

Art museum exhibition highlights Shenzhen’s spiritual symbol

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Shenzhen’s Guan Shanyue Art Museum is holding an exhibition of art related to the ox — the city’s spiritual symbol. The pioneering, hard-working and self-sacrificing spirit of the ox represents the spirit of entrepreneurial pioneers in Shenzhen. Find out more in the Shenzhen Daily article Art museum highlighting the ox.

Experience World Heritage natural beauty in East China’s Jiangxi province

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Surrounded by mountains that reach into the heavens and rivers that flow through mist-shrouded valleys, ancient Chinese artists’ efforts to capture the beauty of their homeland culminated in the masterpieces that many today know as Chinese landscape painting. For fans of these works of art who also want to experience the beauty of nature for themselves, East China’s Jiangxi province offers a range of mountains, rivers and waterways that bring an important part of the Chinese aesthetic to life.

The China Daily article On high ground profiles three of Jiangxi’s natural attractions that have been given UNESCO World Heritage listing for their natural beauty and cultural significance – Lushan National Park, Mount Sanqingshan National Park and Mount Longhu.

Shenzhen’s Guan Shanyue Art Museum

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Guan Shanyue was a painter and educator of the Lingnan School of Chinese painting, which has a uniquely Chinese blend of local and foreign influences. Read James Baquet’s Shenzhen Daily article Guan Shanyue Art Museum to find out more about this museum which features two galleries dedicated to Guan Shanyue’s paintings.