The National Art Exhibition begins in Nanjing
Fine Art General
The Ministry of Education National Art Exhibition (The First National Art Exhibition) is held as the first nation-wide exhibition in China. Calligraphy, bronze and stone inscription, Western-style painting, sculpture, architecture, craft, and artistic photography, as well as 80 works from Japan and other foreign countries, are exhibited. Long Chinsan (Lang Jinshan) served as a jury of art artistic photography section. During the exhibition, Xu Beihong and Xu Zhima have the “Two Xu Controversy,” arguing whether realism is more important or as much as free expression.