at the MUSEO FONDAZIONE QUERINI STAMPALIA , Venice, Italy
Opening ceremony : 4 – 6 p.m. 26th, May, 2018. (Saturday)
Time : 26th, May, 2018 — 5th, June, 2018
Address: The first floor of Fondazione querini stampalia Museum
Host units: Venetian government
Undertaker: Fondazione querini stampalia Museum
The co-organizer: Cafoscari University of Venice, Accademia di belle arti di VENEZIA, Venice Museum Union, We Exhibit Organization
The Fondazione querini stampalia Museum is located in the heart of Venice and it is the most academic and important museum in Venice. “Face To Face: Tong Yanrunan show” will be held in the main exhibition hall of the pavilion. This is the first time for Fondazione querini stampalia Museum allowed Chinese artist to holding a show in the main exhibition hall of the pavilion.
Tong Yanrunan’s works is different with depiction. His works return to the beginning of the universe by abandoning the way of external decoration. Viewing his paintings, we can think deeply about relationships between human and the universe and get more closer to reality. Also, we can obtain a new original power to help us to get peace through reflecting our life.
He devoted last 20 years to creating oil painting portraits to explain Chinese landscape painting spirit. Being unique in the field of art all over the world, his work is a general reflection of art in the Internet era. In 2015, he started “European portrait art resident project”.Over a hundred world celebrities including head of state have been his models. These portraits will be shown at major European galleries and Fondazione querini stampalia Museum is one of them.