Beijing International Sculpture
As an artist garden decorated by plants
and sculptures, Shijingshan Sculpture Garden boasts of its
leading positions in China¡¯s garden and park industry.
Highlights of the park are over 30 sculptures by teachers
and students of Sculptures Department of China Central Academy
of Fine Arts allocated into three scenic spots.
These sculptures, made of stones, copper
and woods or even modern new material, have different styles
and diversified subjects. There are five exhibition rooms
in the court, in which, artistic exhibitions on painting and
calligraphy, photography, stamp collection, root carving and
bonsai are held all year around.
Inauguration of the 2002 Beijing International
Urban Sculptural Art Exhibition also saw the opening of the
Beijing International Sculpture Park on Yuquan Road, Beijing.
The park houses 140 statues. This exhibition is aimed at promoting
exchanges and cooperation among sculptors across the world,integrating
urban sculpture into everyday life, and encouraging innovation
in this sector.
The works on display are Beijing's latest
attraction, and add a touch of modernity to this ancient city.
Some are to be placed in sports stadiums during the 2008 Olympics.
Unique sculptures in stone, copper and wood
make up a magnificent collection at this popular venue. Don¡¯t
forget your camera!