Ningbo Library "Jianghe Yongnian"---Zhang Zhong's Sketch Exhibition
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- Time of issue:2017-04-27
(Tianyi Pavilion in 1984)
Tianyi Pavilion, Drum Tower, Tianfeng Pagoda, Xikou...the famous scenic spots in Ningbo have appeared in the works of many painters.
In Ningbo, there is a painter who has spent more than 40 years of unremitting creation to record the famous scene and changes of this city. Recently, "River Yong Nian-Zhang Zhong's Sketches Exhibition" is on display at the Ningbo City Library. It shows the sketches and character sketches of Ningbo city, Yuyao, Zhenhai, Cixi, Fenghua and other places by Ningbo painter Zhang Zhong for 41 years 30 Yu Zhang demonstrates the deep nostalgia of a local painter for this city.
(Painter Zhang Zhong)
Many people think that Zhang Zhong is a professional painter, but this is not the case. In life, he is the general manager of a well-known electrical measuring instrument company in Yuyao.
In the 1970s, after graduating from Yuyao Middle School, Zhang Zhong failed to enter a professional art academy, and then went to work in a radio factory. Afterwards, he went up and down in the wave of reform, and his career was quite successful.
Although Zhang Zhong is in the business world, Zhang Zhong has not given up his artistic ideals. He began to create in his spare time. In 1977, Tongji Bridge and Yuyao Paper Mill became his sketches. Tianyi Pavilion, Drum Tower, Tianfeng Tower, Zhongtian Pavilion, Wugui Tower, Zhaobaoshan Bridge, Xikou... These famous sceneries of Ningbo are all painted in his pen. Books such as "Liang Nong Liu Yun" and "Zhou Xun Dian of Heroes of the Anti-Japanese Air Force" all use his paintings as the cover and inner pages. "The Love in the Scenery" and "Zhang Zhong's Sketch Collection" are also popular among sketch lovers. The National Association also recruited Zhang Zhong as a member, which is rare among non-professional painters in Ningbo.
The more than 30 paintings exhibited this time include four series of works.
"Fucheng Scenery" selected "Former Residence of Zhang Cangshui", "Tianfeng Tower", "Moon Lake and Liuting Street", "Tianyi Pavilion", "Former Residence of Tu Youyou", "Warship Street" and other pictures depicting historic sites in the city The works reveal the profound historical and cultural heritage of Ningbo.
The "Three Rivers and Flowing Rhyme" series includes the Tongji Bridge, Wugui Tower, Zhongtian Pavilion, Minghe Old Street and other places of interest in the city. The creation period spans more than 40 years, especially the Tongji Bridge in the 1970s. Surroundings, Minghe Old Street before reconstruction...These scenery has become history with the construction of the city.
"Yongren Hundred States" are portraits of old and new Ningbo people. For example, "A Family Wading Through the Water Along the Great Wall Road" was the flood in Yuyao. Zhang Zhong accidentally met two pairs of people in front of the company. , The group painting "Brown Carpenter" is about encountering three palm stretchers from Shangyu on the train. It was only a fate during the journey, but it left three expressions of labor that belonged only to the 1990s.
"The New Beauty of the Ancient City" echoes the "Fucheng Scenery", taking the great achievements of Ningbo's ports, conventions and exhibitions, and transportation as important themes, and depicting the great changes of Ningbo for 40 years.
(Brownsmith described by Zhang Zhong)
It is worth mentioning that, in order to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Ningbo Municipal Library, Zhang Zhong specially created a sketch for the library. Last summer, when it was the hottest, Zhang Zhong came to the city library for the first time to take a shot, braving the high temperature, from the bank of the Yao River to the Xiaowen Street area, and finally climbed up to the top floor of a residential building near the library. A satisfactory angle. When setting up the exhibition, Zhang Zhong corrected the placement of each painting on display several times, and also imitated the audience's perspective to walk back and forth, ensuring that every audience who came to the exhibition could appreciate the works most intuitively.
(On the National Day of 2013, a typhoon struck, and a family wading through the storefront along Great Wall Road.)
(Former Residence of Zhang Cangshui)
(Ningbo City Library described by Zhang Zhong)
The exhibition will last until May 16, and will be exhibited free of charge.
(The appearance of Ningbo City Library, taken in September 1991)
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