The 2nd Nanjing International Art Exhibition presents "Brave New World" in September
The second Nanjing International Art Exhibition organizer and curator team
On March 23, 2015, the press conference of the 2nd Nanjing International Art Exhibition was held in the lecture hall of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. Co-sponsored by China Overseas Chinese Businessmen's Federation, China Public Diplomacy Association and Baijihu International Cultural Investment Group, and undertaken by Nanjing Broad Cultural Investment Co., LTD and Nanjing Liyuan Group, the Nanjing International Art Exhibition will be held in Nanjing International Exhibition Center from September 16 to 26, 2015.
Nanjing international art exhibition organizing committee executive director, hundreds of lake international cultural investment group chairman, nanjing liyuan group chairman YanLuGen, a famous contemporary art curator zhu tong, curators yu can, summer can jun, nanjing international exhibition of fine arts, vice chairman of the organizing committee, the China federation of the economic, vice minister of science and technology, vice President and secretary of China federation of QiaoShang changan in the morning and other guests attended the press conference.
Yan Lugen, Executive chairman of the Organizing Committee of Nanjing International Art Exhibition and Chairman of Baijiahu International Cultural Investment Group, speaks at the press conference
Mr. Yan Lugen first introduced the meaning, purpose and goal of the second Nanjing International Art Exhibition. Baijiahu Culture Group is committed to fostering the growth of artists, promoting the integration of international culture and art, providing global value-added services for Chinese contemporary artists, and establishing an open art trading system in line with international norms. In the past year, the Nanjing International Art Exhibition, the largest in China and the first of its kind by Chinese private enterprises, has been successfully held.
On the basis of the first Nanjing International Art Exhibition, the second Nanjing International Art Exhibition will pay more attention to academic and professional, and plan a high-end art exhibition with international height and status. This Nanjing International Art Exhibition, led by the famous curator Zhu Tong, has formed a curatorial team consisting of Yu Ke, Xia Kejun, Eleonora Battiston(Italy) and so on.
The theme of this year's Nanjing International Art Exhibition is "Brave New World", which uses "beauty" to evoke a feeling of yearning for beauty, and "new" to point to the current cultural and artistic trend. The theme reflects the cognition, understanding, examination and influence of art on the current world.
Zhu Tong, chief curator of Nanjing International Art Exhibition Committee, introduced the planning and preparation of this year's Nanjing International Art Exhibition
Zhu Tong, chief curator of the exhibition, said, "Today, with the development of globalization, the development of Chinese art faces multiple contradictions and conflicts, such as tradition and contemporary, east and West, society and individual. We need to solve the problem of the development path of Chinese art in the global context with a broad and inclusive mind, just as the theme of the Venice Biennale 'The Future of the world' embraces art with the broadest mind and examines the relationship between art and the development of the human, social and political world '. The 'Brave New World' is also the utopian aesthetics sought under this trend, which makes art spread across races and national boundaries in an all-round way and shows new vitality."
An Chen, vice chairman of the organizing committee of Nanjing International Art Exhibition and Vice president and Secretary general of China Overseas Chinese Business Association, delivered a speech at the press conference
The exhibition is divided into four sections: "International art exhibition", "the international theme of contemporary art exhibition", "collection exhibition", "an extension of the traditional Chinese ink painting," with multiple open attitude, combing contemporary art in China, not only of the history of development, at the same time explore the numerous and complicated domestic and international development present situation and trend of contemporary art, encouraging experiment and explore innovative spirit and humanistic care, It also provides a fair and just competition stage for Chinese and foreign artists to show their talents. Among them, the deadline for the collection of exhibitions is June 30, 2015. Works will be selected by two steps: "initial evaluation of electronic pictures and re-evaluation of original works", following the three principles of originality, academicness and artistry. Finally, 400 excellent works will be selected for exhibition, and the "Golden Unicorn" Award will be set up. Gold (US $50,000), silver (US $20,000) and bronze (US $10,000) awards, with certificates and bonuses, respectively. In addition, the organizing committee will select the registration work in about 10% of the outstanding works for certificate, and art tesco priority into art electric business platform agent, make full use of the organizers of the art museum, gallery, exhibition hall and other exhibitions at home and abroad approach and promotion way, such as phoenix mountain art gallery, head of modern art museum, Hong Kong, etc., The potential shortlisted works will be displayed to the maximum extent, and as much as possible to provide artists with exposure in the public eye.
Yu Ke, chief editor of "Contemporary Artists" and curator of this exhibition, introduced the idea of exhibition planning to everyone
After the press conference, Art China reporter interviewed Mr. Yan Lugen, executive chairman of the organizing committee of Nanjing International Art Exhibition, about what kind of cultural and artistic exchange platform he hoped to build Nanjing International Art Exhibition into. Mr. Yan said: "International art exhibition of nanjing's ultimate goal is to build bridge of culture and art exchange between China and foreign countries, the selection potential of outstanding artists, to cultivate internationally recognized by well-known artists, improve the art of Chinese art in the international influence and position of stage, cultivating, establishing suitable for international art trading rules the art of open market operation system, The Nanjing International Art Exhibition will be built into "China's Venice" and "China's Basel". Can this be achieved? We have to wait and see what kind of art feast the second Nanjing International Art Exhibition will present to us this September.
Xia Kejun, curator of the Organizing committee of Nanjing International Art Exhibition and associate professor of Renmin University of China, introduced the planning of contemporary ink painting section of this exhibition
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