National thematic Art creation has launched more than 100 realistic theme works since the 18th CPC National Congress
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, 7 Nov (Reporter Zhou Wei) the reporter learned from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism that after nearly three years of efforts, the national thematic art creation project has completed a total of 134 works, of which, More than 70% of the works on realistic themes of major achievements and major events since the 18th CPC National Congress have been created, and more than 180 young and middle-aged authors have participated in the creation.
The national thematic art creation project is a realistic theme art creation project organized and implemented after the "National Major Historical theme Art creation Project" organized and implemented by the former Ministry of Culture. The project, which was launched in 2016 and lasted for nearly three years, aims to further strengthen the guidance and support of art creation on major themes, especially realistic themes, and to launch a number of outstanding art works on realistic themes and creative talents for young and middle-aged people.
During this year's National Day, this batch of realistic works launched by the national thematic art creation project were on display for the first time at the "magnificent painting Scroll of the Great course-an Exhibition of Art works celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the people's Republic of China." This is the largest concentrated display of the achievements of realistic theme art creation since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, and has been widely praised by the audience. During the exhibition period of more than one month, nearly 150000 visitors visited the exhibition.
At the wrap-up meeting of the national thematic art creation held in Beijing on the 6th, Li Qun, vice minister of culture and tourism, said: the national thematic art creation has a clear orientation and a prominent theme. Leading the creative organization work with Xi Jinping's thought of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era; Innovative mechanism, strong guarantee, hold a "creative research class" to promote creation in a highly organized way, pay attention to strengthening the training of young and middle-aged art creative talents, and realize the "double harvest" of fine works and talents. The combination of creation and research has led to the thematic art creation and teaching theory research. He stressed: the broad masses of fine arts workers should thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the fourth Plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, further strengthen their cultural self-confidence, firmly grasp the direction of advanced socialist culture, and adhere to the "two directions" and "two hundred principles." We should persist in creative transformation and innovative development, stimulate the vitality of cultural creation, and better build the Chinese spirit, Chinese values, and Chinese strength.
Zhu Di, director of the Art Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, said that this creative innovative working mechanism organizes creation in the form of a "National thematic Art creation Research Class" to promote teaching and teaching to promote creation. It is of great significance in producing high-quality talents, promoting the teaching and theoretical research of thematic art creation, and strengthening the echelon construction of thematic art creation talents. In the next step, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism will continue to organize authors to revise and polish their works, and strive to leave behind a number of fine art works on realistic themes.
It is reported that the selected works will be collected by the China Art Museum on behalf of the state, further enriching the sequence of topics for the national art collection.