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Stones From Other Mountains 2020 International Outstanding Printmaking Artists’ Works Exhibition
July 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The multiple ecology and diversity of world cultures provide rich textual references for the development of contemporary Chinese printmaking. After more than a year of preparation, China Printmaking Museum specially invites 130 works of 65 artists from 30 countries and holds “Stones from Other Mountains — 2020 International Outstanding Printmaking Artists’ Works Exhibition”at the time when the Museum reopened. The exhibition intends to introduce the “stones from other mountains, i.e., “success examples” of international printmaking community for our references, research and studying, and promote the collision and fusion of techniques and concepts, and at the same time helps extend our blessings to artists from various countries under the influence of the epidemic.
“Stones from Other Mountains — 2020 International Outstanding Printmaking Artists’ Works Exhibition”, with its inclusiveness and high taste, has kept the international printmaking community continue to focus on Guanlan. According to the academic orientation of the exhibition theme, invitations are mainly sent to three types of artists: 1. Famous contemporary foreign printmakers, leading figures of certain printmaking schools and representative artists of printmaking institutions. 2. International jury members of previous Guanlan International Print Biennials. 3. International artists who have won major international printmaking awards. As an important academic exhibition of the China Printmaking Museum, the “Stones of Other Mountains” exhibition not only invites many prestigious leaders in the international printmaking circles, but also invites young artists who have been selected and won awards for many times in the international professional printmaking exhibitions. Invited artists directly submitted their works to us, so that the contemporary prints of all countries can be presented here, and the experimentalism and avant-garde expressions can be fully displayed, ensuring the inclusiveness and academic taste of this exhibition. In addition, under different rules and academic orientations, the exhibition complements the Guanlan International Print Biennial by providing an exhibition opportunity for part of the international artists, so that new forces and new art forms have more possibilities to be seen during the biennial selections.
Civilizations are colorful due to communications and exchanges are rich due to mutual learning. The opening of “Stones from Other Mountains — 2020 International Outstanding Printmaking Artists’ Works Exhibition” at China Printmaking Museum is a concrete measure for us to promote the international cultural exchanges and mutual learning via printmaking. Today, the epidemic in the world is still spreading. It is especially commendable that the masterpieces of prints from various countries are displayed in the China Printmaking Museum. The best wishes of artists for the whole world are gathered along with the presentation and communication of the beauty of works, and meanwhile the artists also feel greatly encouraged by the beliefs and blessings sent from China.
Director of Office of International Exchange and Collection
China Printmaking Museum
开放时间 | Opening Hours: 10:00-17:00 (周二闭馆 Closed on Tuesday）
展览日期 | Exhibition Dates: 2020.05.25-2020.07.25
展览地点 | Exhibition Place: Exhibition Hall 3, China Printmaking Museum 中国版画博物馆3号展厅
主办单位 | Organizer: China Printmaking Museum China Printmaking Museum
承办单位丨ConductorChina Guanlan Original Printmaking Base 中国·观澜版画原创产业基地
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