As the auction of the artpiece Espérance (oil on canvas, 172 x 97 cm) from Christian Lu is about to get introduced by Poly Auction, Christian Lu has been honored to be invited as a special guest by Meta Museum of China Media Group. He has shared his experience, his apprenticeships with well-known Chinese calligraphy masters and how, as a Chinese born artist who delved into European culture, he has been searching for a pictural language that could resonate within us all.
The artist painter Christian Lu (陆永安) held an exhibition of about thirty recent art works at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing early November (中国美术馆 – NAMOC).
Mr.Wu Weishan, President of the Museum, Mr. Peng Jianming, President of China Media Group, Mrs. Zhang Xiaoman, general director of the Digital Museum of Art and Culture and Mr. Dong Qiang, director of the Yenching Academy of Peking University, attended the opening ceremony of this solo exhibition “Dreams of Clouds”.
On the 30th October, in Beijing , the National Art Museum of China unveiled the exhibition dedicated to Christian Lu. “Dreams of Clouds”, this exhibition brings to light the artist’s colorful and dream world. More than 30 paintings can be admired for a couple of days (until 9th November) by the public.
The 100 years of Zao Wou-ki will enter the collection of the National Art Museum.
Christian Lu has been honored to join in the 2022 Chinese Art Festival held by Mr Jean-Pierre Escarfail. This year event took place at Vezelay (with its famous Basilique). The opening ceremony was on the 17th September and it showcased two very important French Chinese-born artists : Chu Teh-Chun and Christian Lu.
On the 17th, screening of the film-documentary on “Chu Teh-Chun” directed by Christophe Fonseca with the support of Chu Teh-Chun Fundation (Mr. Yvon Chu and Mrs. Anne-Valérie Sceau) followed by the exhibition of 9 oil paintings by Christian Lu.
For about 3 weeks the artworks can be seen at Vezelay (until the 6th October)
Among the honored guests, Mr Escarfail welcomed Mr. CHEN Li, Minister at the China Embassy in France.
China Media Group is launching its digital art and culture museum. Their online release will be effective in September-October this year. This new museum is about linking all the national museums, national galleries and art schools together and providing digital experience to the public.
Christian Lu is honored to be part of this new project as a cultural collaborator and also as a represented artist painter. Christian Lu is about to return to China by the end of September and start a travelling exhibition: Beijing, Shanghai, province of Anhui, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. More than twenty artworks will be exhibited and main museums will provide 100% digital experience to the public link to this event.
Update 2023 : “The CMG Digital Art Museum is a major initiative of China Media Group (CMG) to accompany the national strategy into building strength through cultural, social and spiritual development, culture digitization and vitalization of cultural relics. This initiative comes with using cutting-edge technology in order to spread Chinese traditional culture. Through its digital media platform that brings together various national cultural resources, one provides accessible, interactive and sustainable spiritual and cultural services for the audience and users.
We are very pleased to announce the opening of the gallery dedicated to the artworks of Christian Lu’s painting.
During the opening, we had the honor to welcome : Mr and Mrs Raffarin, Mr Fabius – President of the Consitutional Council – and Mrs Fabius, Mr Lecoq – Mayor of the 6th arrondissement, Mr Lu Shaye – Ambassador of China in France, Mr Badré – CEO of Blue Like an Orange Sustainable Capital (investment fund), Mr et Mrs Pompidou, Mr Hutin – Director of Fondation Claude Pompidou – et Mrs Hutin as well as Mr Layani – President of Rungis.
We were delighted to welcome our dear friends : Mr Dulieu – Archivist of the Salon d’Automne, Mr Callegari, Mr Ros – CEO of Paco Chicano, Mr Ghenassia as well as Mrs Charpentier.
The French President Mr. Macron did his first official tour in China in January 2018. The artist painter Christian Lu was honored to be part of the French cultural delegation.
For this occasion, the French President Mr Macron donated one of Christian Lu’s artwork (oil painting entitled “La Force d’un Rêve” – “Strength of a Dream” ) to the Chinese President Mr Xi as a token of the friendship between France and China.