A retrospective of paintings by renowned Chinese artist XuFancheng was held at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram studio in 2018. The exhibition showcased a vast collection of XuFancheng’s original works, spanning various years and styles. It was a rare opportunity for art enthusiasts to witness the evolution of this celebrated artist’s unique artistic vision.

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Chinese Ambassador Lou Zhaohui, Cultural Counsellor Mr Zhang Jianxin, and Prof Huang Xinchuang at the exhibition march 10-2018

About the Artist

Born in 26th Oct 1909 in China, XuFancheng is a graduate of the prestigious University of Königsberg, Germany. He has since established himself as a leading figure in the contemporary art scene, renowned for his evocative blend of Eastern and Western influences. His paintings often feature dreamlike landscapes and figures, imbued with a sense of symbolism and mystery.

The Exhibition

The exhibition at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram studio featured a comprehensive selection of XuFancheng’s paintings, dating back to his early works in the 1990s. It included pieces from his famous “Cloud” series, characterized by ethereal skyscapes and wispy clouds that seem to float off the canvas. Other notable works on display included his portraits, still lifes, and abstract compositions.

Critical Acclaim

The exhibition was met with critical acclaim, with reviewers praising XuFancheng’s masterful use of color, light, and composition. His ability to capture the essence of emotions and evoke a sense of serenity in his viewers was particularly lauded.

A Cultural Exchange

The exhibition of XuFancheng’s paintings at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram studio served as a valuable cultural exchange between China and India. It provided a platform for Indian audiences to appreciate the beauty and depth of Chinese contemporary art, and for Chinese audiences to learn more about the rich artistic heritage of India.

Lasting Impression

The exhibition of XuFancheng’s paintings was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impression on viewers. It not only showcased the talent of a remarkable artist but also fostered a deeper understanding and appreciation for cross-cultural artistic exchange.