2012 China Oil Painting Exhibition
“2012 China Oil Painting Exhibition” was held in Olympia, London from July 24 to July 31 at the invitation of Mayor’s Office of London. This exhibition is one part of “Beijing Culture Week in London – Colorful Beijing” series activities during the 30th London Olympics. Under the guidance of senior oil painters such as Curator Ji Shangyi, the host unit Beijing Guozijian Oil Painting Gallery carefully chose 103 pieces of 65 oil painters to be exhibited in London. By exhibiting the representative works of the most artistically influential artists of three generations, the old-aged, the middle-aged and the young in China, which represent their thinking about modern Chinese life and emotional experience in art exploration, and exhibiting Chinese oil paintings with Chinese characteristics and artistic characteristics to the British public, we enhanced their understanding of Chinese modern culture. It is reported that this exhibition is the largest Chinese oil painting exhibition held in Western countries. It has contributed to the development of exchange between Chinese and Western cultures and the improvement of the friendship between Chinese and British people. Now this exhibition is held in China for report.