International masterpieces of fine art displayed in Beijing

BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Art lovers can currently view about 200 fine-art masterpieces from renowned artists of 61 countries in the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.

The art is mostly by 19th and 20th century artists, including Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Kathe Kollwitz and Katsushika Hokusai, according to the museum.

"The exhibition would like to highlight the emotional, intellectual and spiritual experience shared by all humans and humanity, surpassing time and space," said Wu Weishan, curator of the museum, at a press conference Friday. "Art is a bridge linking the world to realize 'a community with a shared future for humanity,'" he said.

Besides oil paintings, there are also woodcut prints, sculptures, photographs, watercolor paintings, sketches and lacquer paintings.

The exhibition will run from June 29 to July 8.

[ Editor: WPY ]


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