Welcome to New Zhengzhou Art Museum for Series Exhibitions Next Weekend!

It is learned from Zhengzhou Art Museum that the new venue will be opened on October 25, 2020. The "As the River Ever Flows, So Is the Torch Unquenchable" Series Exhibitions, co-sponsored by the Publicity Department of the CPC Zhengzhou Municipal Committee and Zhengzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television & Tourism and organized by Zhengzhou Art Museum (Zhengzhou Fine Art Institute), will be premiered in the new venue. The series exhibitions will consist of the "Context & Choice: Exhibition of Duan Zhengqu's Paintings and Documents 1983-2020" and the "Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Young Artists from Henan".

The series exhibitions target at guiding young artists through senior artists, demonstrating the local artists' spirit of inheriting the tradition, being bold to explore, and bringing forth the fresh with their diversified and personalized works, promoting the collision and integration between young and senior artists, strengthening the cohesion of professional art creation in Henan, stimulating the creative enthusiasm of contemporary young artists, and embodying the heritage of Central Plain culture.

The "Context & Choice: Exhibition of Duan Zhengqu's Paintings and Documents 1983-2020" will be exhibited until February 20, 2021, in the second and third exhibition halls of the new venue. Duan Zhengqu was among the first painters of Zhengzhou Fine Art Institute and had worked there for more than 10 years, thus establishing a close tie with Zhengzhou Art Museum. Since the late 1980s, Duan has been known for his aesthetic orientation of unique spirits in Central Plains and North China as well as his paintings featuring expressive image creation and language exploration, occupying a sole position in China's contemporary oil painting circle. The exhibition will be divided into five units based on time to vividly show Duan Zhengqu's changes in painting style in nearly 40 years, directly restore the situation of every change in visual form, present Duan's change in and evolution of art concept, and outline the overall appearance of his paintings.

The "Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Young Artists from Henan" will be held until February 28, 2021, in the fourth exhibition hall of the new venue. It will exhibit outstanding works by 17 Henan artists including Ding Zhiwei, Shi Erjun, and Bai Bing to attract society's care about the local art creation, inspire originality, and push forward new thinking.

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