[Explanation] February 9 this year is the 138th anniversary of the birth of Chen Shuren, a painter of the Lingnan School of Painting.

On the same day, the "Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Art Works Joint Exhibition" opened in Guangzhou.

Painters from both sides of the Taiwan Strait and Hong Kong and Macao jointly exhibited nearly 40 Chinese paintings.

  [Explanation] Chen Shuren is one of the founders of the Lingnan School of Painting.

In his early years, he traveled east to Japan to study, and his representative works include "Spring in the South of the Five Ridges", "Kapok" and "Flying Waterfall in Dinghu Lake".

  [Commentary] Li Jinkun, chairman of the Guangdong Federation of Literary and Art Circles, said that on the occasion of the 138th anniversary of Chen Shuren's birth, it is particularly meaningful for famous Chinese painters from both sides of the Taiwan Strait and Hong Kong and Macao to review Chen Shuren's achievements in the development of Guangdong art.

He mentioned that Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan have formed their own paths and promoted each other in the process of cultural development due to their geographical differences.

  [Concurrent] Li Jinkun, Chairman of Guangdong Federation of Literary and Art Circles

  At present, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has established a special academic committee under the leadership of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, in an attempt to fully exchange different cultural resources in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao through more academic activities and more platforms.

  [Explanation] Ye Quan, vice chairman of the Macao Education, Culture and Arts Association, said that the Lingnan School of Painting is also very popular in Macao.

I hope that those who are currently engaged in artistic creation will learn from Mr. Chen Shuren's spirit of innovation.

  [Concurrent] Ye Quan, Vice Chairman of Macao Education, Culture and Arts Association

  His spirit is very good. When he studied in Japan back then, after learning something, he did not (copy) the teacher's things, but his own things, which was equivalent to innovation.

He has the courage to innovate and innovate.

Now all of us who are engaged in art should have this spirit and continue to carry forward the Lingnan School of Painting.

The Lingnan School of Painting is also very popular in Macau.

Macau is a place where China and the West combine. It has strong Portuguese-style things and British things, but its traditional culture is still deeply rooted.

  [Explanation] Xie Yantong, a student of the Fine Arts Department of the School of Art, Jinan University, from Hong Kong, came to appreciate the exhibition of works of the Lingnan School of Painting.

She believes that young people can combine modern things to enrich the content of Lingnan paintings.

  [Concurrent] Xie Yantong, a Hong Kong student in the Fine Arts Department of the School of Art, Jinan University

  Because I am an art major, and after seeing the works of many senior teachers and hearing the speeches of many senior teachers and leaders, I feel that we not only need to learn the cultural ideas of Mr. Chen Shuren, but also learn the excellent aspects of his works. place.

  (Lingnan School of Painting) inheritance is based on its foundation. Maybe its content and subject matter can be more modern, or combined with modern technology to make an innovation.

Because I am a student in Hong Kong, I want to paint some architectural subjects, or I may paint some mountains in Hong Kong, such as Lion Rock.

  Reporter Cai Minjie He Junjie reports from Guangzhou

Responsible editor: [Tian Boqun]

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