This is the first research exhibition launched by National Research Center for Modern Art. As a new way of presentation, it will exhibit the important achievements of the art circle in the research on Chinese modern art in the form of exhibiting artwork, manuscript, archives, and video, to communicate and share with the academic circle timely.
+The exhibition is composed of “Michael Sullivan and Twentieth-Century Chinese Art” and “The Road of Chinese Modern Fine Arts”. As the first western scholar that introduced Chinese modern art to the world, Sullivan was engaged in research on Chinese art for several decades and made crucial academic achievements in the history of art communication between China and western world. “Michael Sullivan and Twentieth-Century Chinese Art” displays the course of his research on Chinese modern art by exhibiting the valuable artworks and archival materials he collected. “The Road of Chinese Modern Fine Arts” shows the latest achievements of Pan Gongkai, a famous art historian and the president of Central Academy of Fine Arts of China, in research on transformation of Chinese modern art and discussion on the theory of evolution of Chinese modern art. These two part of exhibition view the development of Chinese modern art from “inside” and “outside” to inspire the innovation in research idea and method of Chinese modern art.