2021-02-24

The Lantern Festival was held in Fujian to celebrate the Lantern Festival by Chen Lizhong, a master of Chinese arts and crafts

By yqqlm yqqlm

China News Service, Fuzhou, February 24th (Reporter Liu Kegeng) On the 24th, the traditional Lantern Festival is approaching, “Art Yao Southeastern”-Chinese Arts and Crafts Master (Fujian Nationality) Art Works Inheritance Exhibition Chen Lizhong’s Master and Apprentice Exhibition in Fujian The Provincial Strait Folk Art Museum opened.

The Lantern Festival was held in Fujian to celebrate the Lantern Festival by Chen Lizhong, a master of Chinese arts and crafts

Chinese arts and crafts master Wang Zuguang (left One), Chen Lizhong (second from left) and others jointly watched the exhibition. Photo by reporter Liu Kegeng

On the same day, guests and Fujianese Chinese arts and crafts masters Wang Zuguang, Huang Lijuan, Chen Yijing, Chen Lizhong and Zheng Youlin jointly opened the curtain for the exhibition.

According to the organizer, Chen Lizhong’s mentorship exhibition is one of the series of exhibitions of “Southeast Art-Chinese Arts and Crafts Masters (Fujian)”. As a special event for Shoushan stone carving, this exhibition displays more than 60 masterpieces of Shoushan stone carving by Chen Lizhong and his apprentices.

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The masters of Chinese arts and crafts on display Chen Lizhong’s Shoushan stone sculpture “Mandarin Duck and Blue Water” attracted the attention of the audience. Photo by reporter Liu Kegeng

Chen Lizhong, also known as Guansen, is a native of Fuzhou, Fujian Province, and is the dean and professor of the Arts and Crafts Research Institute of Fujian Normal University of Technology, and a master of Chinese arts and crafts. Under the tutelage of Chinese arts and crafts master Mr. Feng Jiuhe, national representative inheritor of intangible cultural heritage Shoushan stone carving skills, member of the Standing Committee of the Fujian Provincial Committee of the Chinese Association for the Promotion of Democracy, national first-level artist, special-class artist of arts and crafts, China Arts and Crafts Association Deputy Director of Jade Special Committee.

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Visitors watch the exhibition. Photo by reporter Liu Kegeng

In the exhibition hall, Chen Lizhong’s new Shoushan stone sculpture “Xiadang New Look” is based on the landscape of Xiadang Township, Shouning County, Ningde City, Fujian Province. Chemical processing: presenting a long winding stream from the nearby Luanfeng Bridge, the water surface extends to the distance, the landscape and houses are scattered, dense and orderly, the picture is elegant and empty, and the layout is changing. The situation and the composition of vegetation, trees and stones restore the beautiful scenery of Xiadang Township. It shows that under the leadership of the party, the people’s lives are becoming more and more prosperous, and a road of poverty alleviation and development in which the people are rich and ecologically beautiful has been embarked.

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The masters of Chinese arts and crafts on display Chen Lizhong’s exquisite stone carvings from Shoushan attracted the attention of the audience. Photo by reporter Liu Kegeng

Chen Lizhong said that he grew up with the reform and opening up and witnessed the country’s prosperity. At present, there are 49 Chinese crafts and arts masters of Fujian origin, and these masters have also cultivated many outstanding Shoushan stone carving skills. I also hope that in such a good era, we will continue to work hard to pass on China’s excellent traditional arts and crafts.

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The masters of Chinese arts and crafts on display Chen Lizhong’s Shoushan stone sculpture “The New Look of the Party” attracted the audience to watch. Photographed by reporter Liu Kegeng

Fujian Federation of Literary and Art Association’s Party Leaders, Secretary of the Secretariat and Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the Fujian Artists Association Wang Laiwen pointed out that through the exhibition of the inheritance of the works of Fujian Chinese masters The promotion of the series of master exhibitions and academic combing are conducive to the healthy and stable development of the inheritance and prosperity of the arts and crafts in Fujian. “Masters and apprentices in the arts and crafts are inherited systematically from generation to generation. They are not only full of affection for arts and crafts, but also full of human respect for the previous generation. This inheritance is not only a virtue, this virtue itself is also a literary inheritance. Part.”

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Visitors watch the exhibition . Photo by reporter Liu Kegeng

“In the contemporary Shoushan stone carving world, Chen Lizhong, a master of Chinese arts and crafts, is an outstanding representative of a new generation of artists. He is good at going deep into life, abandoning the stone-only theory in his creation, and respecting the natural beauty of stone. Observing and discovering the unique beauty of the stone species that are not valued by others, giving the stone new life. The works of his students in this exhibition reflect his teaching achievements from one side.” Vice Chairman and Secretary of Fujian Folk Artists Association Chang Zeng Zhangtuan said. (End)