Tireless Learning-Memorial Exhibition of Yang Chengyin
Tireless Learning-Memorial Exhibition of Yang Chengyin organized by China Academy of Art and co-organized by Art Museum of China Academy of Art and School of Arts and Humanities of China Academy of Art is held at Art Museum of China Academy of Art from 20th of June to 30th of June in 2017. The symposium of Yang Chengyin is held at the same time.
Yang Chengyin (1926-2016), graduated from Department of Sculpture, East-China Campus of Central Academy of Fine Arts (Predecessor of China Academy of Art) in 1954 and stayed at school to teach after being awarded with master degree in 1956, meanwhile he was editor of academic journals including New Arts and Arts Translation as well as professor of China Academy of Art.
June, 2017 is one-year anniversary since art theorist, sculptor, and professor of China Academy of Art Yang Chengyin passed away.
The exhibition combines of two parts “Endless Writing” and “Personal Practice”.
Endless Writing exhibition in the general presents Yang Chengyin’s works for over past 60 years since 1950s especially his translation works of Russian arts theories which have a great influence on national high-level arts educational field, and his researches in his later years on painting philosophy of Shi Tao, Qing Dynasty and Tai Chi Philosophy, which is exhibited publicly for the first time.
Personal Practice exhibits some Yang Chengyin’s sculptures and paintings to the public at Art Museum of China Academy of Art for the first time to show a brilliant master of wide learning and diligent thinking together with abundant publications, literatures, manuscripts and art works.