Russian art has a unique position in the history of world art as they have created art with realism and humanistic feelings. Outstanding works created before the October Revolution in Russia and during the Soviet era have extensively and positively affected Chinese art in the 20th century.

Chinese society, cultural and artistic circles have had widespread and profound influences from Russian and Soviet art. The brightness of the human nature infiltrates their works as well as the realistic character that has gone on greatly inspire Chinese artists.

Portrait of A Young Lady by Valentin Serov, 458x598

Portrait of A Young Lady by Valentin Serov, 458x598

Mountain Art Foundation has contributed lots of manpower and material resources to studies on the development of Chinese oil painting. With help from Prof. Shao Dazhen, Prof. Xi Jingzhi and other Russian friends who love culture and art, Mountain Art Foundation has preserved a number of important artistic works from China and Russia in the last twenty years. Looking forward to share their glory and charming taste with art lovers, the Mountain Art Foundation reorganizes nearly a hundred pieces of brilliant works for this national touring exhibition in this year.

Exhibiting City: Beijing

Time: May 5th –20th, 2011

Opening Reception: 4:00 PM on May 5th

Venue: Art Gallery of China Oil Painting Institute

No. 1704 on the New Street of Culture and Arts, Gaobeidian at Chaoyang District, Beijing

Academic Moderator: Shao Dazhen, Xi Jingzhi

Presented by: Lin Mingzhe

General Planner: Hsieh Su-chen

Exhibition Director: Lin Zheng

Tour Execution Lin Li and Ding Hong

Forest of Polars by Levitan

Forest of Polars by Levitan


Ilya Yafimovich Repin, Surikov, Levitan, Petrov-Vodkin, Boris Ioganson, Anatolij Nikitsch, Gavriil Malysh, Максимов.K.M, Aleksey Gritsai, Tatyana N. Yablonskaya, A.A.Milnikov, Tkachov brothers, Олег Еремееь, Ivanov, Cardiff, Salakhov, Logvinenko and Lotova.

Tour Location and Time:

Gallery of Lun Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang from April 10th to 23th, 2011

Art Gallery of China Oil Painting Institute, Beijing from May 5th to 20th, 2011

Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan from June 10th to 28th, 2011

Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou from August 3rd to 14th, 2011

Contemporary Art Museum in Chengdu from October 26th to November 6th, 2011

Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing from November 11th to 20th, 2011

Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai in 2012

Taiwan in 2012

Mountain Art—Frank Lin Art Center

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