Beijing, May 13 (Reporter Du Yan) after a lapse of 57 years, the Chinese artist Qi Baishi had lived in the courtyard, and finally they greet the return of the “master”. Repair of a new “the former residence of Qi Baishi Memorial Hall was officially opened on the 13th,” Qi “in his yard on crutches, smiling welcoming.
Qi old home Memorial Yu Er Hutong located in Dongcheng District, Beijing on the 13th hospital, adjacent to Beijing’s oldest neighborhoods Nanluoguxiang. Beijing Painting Academy Wang Mingming, said the memorial unveiling ceremony held on the 13th, the museum courtyard building, of the one built in the mid-1955, Zhou Enlai, under the care of the Ministry of Culture funds to purchase and made available to Qi Baishi living. However, because the elderly missing in western Beijing’s old home in this live is not a long time they moved back to West, here renamed the Qi Baishi Memorial, and later the Beijing Painting editorial department in this office. Last year, the Beijing Painting to repair the building, restoration of livelihood of the elderly and creative environment.
reporter saw the hospital south, north, east and west have three houses, and are hard top Hewa ridge ridge of the roof, front porch. House are connected by the Corner Gallery. After the renovation of Memorial Hall, the original Qi Baishi North living housing recovery for the living room, studio, bedroom, retained its Qi Baishi painting was used by case, and the purchase of old furniture, matched to the Qi life photos, restore old man to revive his lifetime living furnishings.
East and West rooms converted into Qi Baishi life and art galleries, exhibition Qi Baishi painting imitation replica, south house the form of a picture text panels and multimedia player, showing the creation of Qi Baishi and colorful life.
Wang Mingming, in the future there will be open to foreign tourists to understand Qi understanding of traditional Chinese art and culture. Genuine, however, depends on the elderly, shall be to the Beijing Fine Art Academy, where to save the elderly more than 2,000 works.the
day, Qi bronze statue located in the center of the memorial garden for the first time to meet with the world. The statue by renowned sculptor Wu Hill creation, nearly two meters high. The old man on crutches, with a smile, look to the door. Wu said he hoped that the performance of elderly people in the courtyard, the sun, breathe fresh air living conditions, in sculpture, old people like to hear a knock on the door, and leaned forward to see who the mountain.
Qi Baishi is Xiangtan County of Hunan Province, the history of Chinese modern art culture outstanding artist, calligrapher, and seal. Served as the honorary president of the Beijing Painting. 1963 as a world cultural celebrities. In addition to short-term residence in the Memorial Hall location, Qi Baishi from the age of 50 until before his death, has been living in the alley is located in Xicheng District, the provision of only cross-car alley on the 13th, a traditional courtyard houses with a campus-wide residential. End
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