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The Night at NAMOC: Reception of Voice of the Volga River—Selected Russian Oil Paintings from NAMOC’s Collection

Source:namoc Time:2017-04-26

 

On the evening of April 13, 2017, under the auspice of National Art Museum of China and the Russian Embassy in China, “The Night at NAMOC” was held in NAMOC, with a view to promoting dialogue and understanding between cultures and establishing a platform for Chinese and foreign cultural and artistic exchanges. As a heavyweight special event, “Reception of Voice of the Volga River—Selected Russian Oil Paintings from NAMOC’s Collection” was kicked off. Chinese and foreign guests were invited to attend, and jointly appreciate plentiful fruits of Chinese-Russian art exchange.

Mr. Andrey Denisov (Russian Ambassador to China), Mr. George Zinoviev (Minister Counselor of Russian Embassy in China) and his wife, Ms. Xie Jinying (Director of Bureau for External Cultural Relations, the Chinese Ministry of Culture), Mr. Wu Weishan (Director of National Art Museum of China and Vice Chairman of China Artists Association), Mr. Zhang Shijun (Secretary of the CPC National Art Museum of China Committee), Mr. Xia Chao (Vice Chairman of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles), Mr. Jin Shangyi (Honorary Chairman of China Artists Association), Mr. Zhan Jianjun (Honorary Chairman of China Oil Painting Society), Mr. Shao Dazhen (Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts), Ms. Xi Jingzhi (Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts), Mr. Cao Chunsheng (Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts), Mr. Hu Wei (Deputy Director of National Art Museum of China), Mr. Zhang Zikang (Deputy Director of National Art Museum of China), Mr. Sun Tao (Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts), Ms. Ye Nan (Professor of the Central Academy of Fine Arts), Ms. Cui Shan (Secretary General of Russia-China Friendship Association), diplomatic envoys of the Commonwealth of the Independent States and other countries to China (including Ambassadors of Armenia and Tajikistan to China; Ministers of Belarus, India, Denmark and Japan to China), Russian businessmen, celebrities committed to China-Russia friendship, overseas students studying in China and reporters from Beijing-based media attended.

Mr. Andrey Denisov, Mr. Xie Jinying and Mr. Shao Dazhen respectively delivered speeches. This grand event was chaired by Mr. Wu Weishan.

After the opening ceremony, the guests appreciated this ongoing exhibition under the commentary service from researchers of Department of Collection and language translation in English and Russian.

Venue: exhibition halls on Floor 5 of National Art Museum of China

Show Time: April 13, 2017-May 7, 2017

 

 

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