On March 5th, Chongqing opens the lacquer painting exhibition. Themed as the First Academic Nomination Exhibition of Painting Arts Council of Chongqing Artists Association, the exhibition opens at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute.
This exhibition displayed 77 lacquer paintings, which are painted by 42 members of Painting Arts Council of Chongqing Artists Association and nominated painters. These paintings are mysterious, modern and international, with different themes. The lacquer paintings in Chongqing have thick cultural connotation and unique characteristics.
The lacquer painting has a history of 80 years old. It belongs to easel paintings, which is different from Chinese traditional lacquer ware. According to the director of Painting Arts Council of Chongqing Artists Association, Chen Enshen, most of the lacquer paintings nowadays are created by chemical paint. The artists should make various modulations, which mean they have to match colors and consider the development of lacquer matched. In some degree, the lacquer painting is a combination of science and arts.