Culture Beat
Published: Jan 13, 2023 12:12 AM
Promotional material Photo: Courtesy of Today Art Museum

A scene from the exhibition  Photo: Courtesy of Today Art Museum

Cai Wanlin: Beyond Tranquility

Curated by Yan Yan, the exhibition at Today Art Museum features various art pieces from Chinese artist Cai Wanlin. 

The exhibition consists of several chapters, including the preface Guideline, the story chapters Homebody, Where You Go, My Sadness Cloud Knows, Don't Leave Me, You Won and I Didn't Lose. 

The nearly 60 works on display have been created over the past two years, including oil paintings, sculptures and large-scale installations.

The artist's manuscripts and other documents are on display on the museum's second floor, together with the concept and behind-the-scene stories of Cai's work. 

In addition to paintings and sculptures, the artist has also created ceramic, enamel and mosaic works for this exhibition in Beijing.

The exhibition is set to run until March 3.

Performing season kick-starts

The China National Symphony Orchestra will kick off its New Year performing season on Saturday at National Center for the Performing Arts with a new concert. 

Under the baton of renowned Chinese conductor Li Xincao, the concert starring pianist Tian Jiaxin includes China's folk songs from ethnic people as well as some ode songs to China's mother rivers, the Yellow River and the Yangtze River. 

The China National Symphony Orchestra was established in 1956 and was created from the former Central Orchestra. It has a long history of performing classic Chinese music pieces, especially patriotic music works born during wartime.