Exchange Activities of the Delegation from Sculptor Association of Shanxi Province to Germany

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Shanxi Province and Nordrhein-Westfalen of Germany have been maintained the friendly exchanges in the aspect of economy and culture and established friendly relationship for more than twenty years. The visit was the first time of exchange activity in the field of sculpture between the two provinces. The delegation visited the Cultural Secretariat of Nordrhein-Westfalen, which not only promoted the exchange activities in the field of sculpture, but also boosted the common prosperity and progress of culture of both sides.

The artists from the delegation of Shanxi Province Sculptor Association visited a series of famous art galleries and museums in Germany and France, including the Liebieghaus Museum Alter Plastik Frankfurt, National Gallery Berlin, Gemaldegalerie (Painting Museum), Kupferstichkabinett (Copperplate Etching Museum), Pergamon Museum, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (National Modern Arts Museum of the Grand一Duchy of Luxembourg) designed and built by famous ethnic Chinese architects I. M. Pei, Musee d’Orsay, Centre National d’art et de Culture Georges Pompidou and Musee d’Orsay. They had academic exchanges with many sculptor and artists from Nordrhein-Westfalen in Dusseldorf. After that, they went to Wuppertal Sculpture Park and Friedrich Engels-Haus in Wuppertal. In the aspect of culture, delegates from Shanxi Sculptor Association discussed the creation experience, established the friendly exchanges with artists from Nordrhein-Westfalen of Germany as well as laid the foundation of a long-term of visits and learning activities for both sides.

Introduction to Shanxi Province Sculptor Association
Founded in 1990, Shanxi Province Sculptor Association is a formally registered folk group led by Shanxi Province Administration of Folk Organizations. The Business executive part is the Federation of Literature and Arts of Shanxi Province, and the Administrative part is Shanxi Province Administration of Folk Organizations, which has 219 members now, including one president, six vice presidents and 43 directors.

Since its inception, Shanxi Province Sculptor Association has held several large-scale sculpture exhibition activities. The First sculpture exhibition of Shanxi province holding in Arts Academy of Shanxi University in 2006 and the “Boundless love – on the theme of Earthquake-relief sculpture exhibition” in 2009 had exerted a profound influence on public and praised by people from all walks of life which also boosted the development of the cause of sculpture in Shanxi Province.

Exchange Activities of the Delegation of Shanxi Province Sculptor Association to Germany
Host: Shanxi Sculptor Association
Inviter:Culture Secretariat of Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany www.nrw-kultur-international.de <http://www.nrw-kultur-international.de/>
Promoter: Beijing Eurovista Arts Promotion Co., Ltd