Qingtian Stone Sculpture, Yixing Zisha Clay Art and Swedish Sculpture Meet

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

STOCKHOLM, June 22(Greenpost)– Chinese Qingtian Stone Sculpture, Yixing’s Zisha Clay Teapot and Swedish Copper Sculpture are currently meeting at Chinese Culture Center in Stockholm.

Chinese Ambassador Gui Congyou declared open the exhibition on June 20.

At a grand opening ceremony, Pu Zhengdong,  Cultural Counsular at the Chinese Embassy and director of the Chinese Cultural Center in Stockholm said three generation of stone sculputure artists works from Master Lin Rukui, Master Lin Bozheng and Linchen Mengyang, Yixing Zisha Clay Teapot arts from Master Wang Jinchuan and copper sculpture from famous Swedish sculptor Richard.

Ylva explained that the theme of this exhibition is meeting because it is the meeting between Swedish and Chinese arts.

Ye Keqing, President of Swedish Chinese National Federation (Sveriges Kinesiska Riksförbundet) spoke at the opening ceremony.

He said Qingtian Stone Sculpture was the cause for Qingtian people to go abroad and live and work all over the world, especially in European countries. It can serve as a good link between China and Sweden.  He wishes the exhibition a great success.

Lin Bozheng, master of Stone Sculpture said Qingtian Stone Sculpture can be described as Stone Embroidery or  embroidery in stone.  He has been working on it for 47 years.

Wang Jinchuan master of Yixing Clay Teapot art thanked the organizers for the meeting and exhibition.

Richard said he is very glad to see that Chinese arts and Swedish Arts can meet here.  Although they are very different, they can stay together harmoniously.

Richard’s works have been exhibited in China’s Chang’an Dramaten.

A total of 200 people attended the opening of the exhibition. The exhibition will last till July 11.

Qingtian Stone Sculpture was also exhibited in Millersgården in 2013 for a month.

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