Yan Lugen Donated Degas’ sculpture "Little Dancing Girl" to Nanjing University of the Arts
On May 30th, Yan lugen, chairman of Lek Yuen group and Baijia Lake Group, donated the sculpture to Nanjing University of the Arts. Liu Weidong, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing University of the Arts, and other people attended the donation ceremony.
Liu Weidong (right), accepted the classical sculpture "Little Dancer" by French impressionist painter Edgar Degas on behalf of the college, donated by
Lek Yuen group and Baijia Lake Group have a deep relationship with Nanjing University of the Arts. Baijia Lake Group has provided scholarships for students in the university many times. Since its establishment, Baijia Lake Group has become one of the best choices for students of Nanjing University of the Arts to find practice and employment. At the same time, professors and lecturers of Nanjing University of the Arts have also provided strong academic support for many exhibitions and publications of Baijia Lake Group. "Many of our exhibitions have gained support from the Nanjing University of the Arts, especially the magazines: Art Investment and Art Weekly, which are affiliated to the group. They often collect contributions from scholars and professors of the Nanjing University of the Arts and also provide opportunities for students to publish their papers", Mr. Yan said. To express his gratitude and support for art and Nanjing University of the Arts, Yan Lugen donated his collection - "Little Dancer", an artwork of French impressionist painter Edgar Degas, to the university. Yan Lugen introduced the creation and collection background of the sculpture and hoped that the two sides could have further cooperation in the future.
Liu Weidong, on behalf of Nanjing University of the Arts, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Yan Lugen for his donation and support to the Nanjing University of the Arts over the years. Liu Weidong thinks that for entrepreneurs, what is commendable is that they have social responsibility. The fulfillment of the Nanjing International Arts Festival is more courageous than anything else, As an entrepreneur, Mr. Yan has contributed a lot to the development of Jiangsu art, and has a certain influence in the world.
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