Chinese artist Yuan Xikun will present an artist’s talk at the National Art Gallery in Male’, in conjunction with the Maldives’ Embassy in China and the Jin Tai Art Museum in Beijing.
Xikun is a prominent Chinese artist, curator, environmentalist and the founder of the very first private museum in China. He will be accompanied by Chinese Representative Zhang Zhenshan of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Project Official Hu Shaofang from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and young soprano singer Liu Bing.
Chinese media including CCTV (Central China Television), CETV (China Education Television) and Xinhua News Agency are also attending.
Yuan Xikun’s 11 paintings, 6 posters and 2 sculptures will continue to remain on display at the National Art Gallery until (Tuesday) October 18, 2011. Opening hours are 10:00am to 4:00pm.