As the first art project of the Samaranch Foundation, and to celebrate the cultural exchange between Spain and China, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the MEAM of Barcelona presents the work of one of the most important current Chinese artists , the painter He Jiaying , with the direct support of the Beijing Great Cultural Hero Ltd. Company.
The exhibition is presented in MEAM includes more than 60 works of He Jiaying, some large format, and covers all periods of his career, from 1980 until today. To be opened on November 21 and will last until December 29, 2013. This initiative is a first taste of what is to be a fruitful collaboration between the "Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes" and more modern representatives of figurative painting in China.
The work of He Jiaying is a bridge between the more contemporary techniques and respect for more traditional aesthetic, all of which makes his work is a unique example of what contemporary Chinese art can contribute to the world without sacrificing its origins as an ancient history.