Asian civilization exhibition kicks off in Beijing


People visit the Asian Civilization Exhibition (Artworks) at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, May 10, 2019. (Photo: China Plus)

The Asian Civilization Exhibition (Artworks), held by China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism, opened Friday at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing.

Titled "Shared Inspiration -- Asian Art Exhibition," the event will showcase 130 pieces of art created by 120 artists from 41 countries, including China, India, Japan and Pakistan.

Within the three themed areas, different art pieces, such as wash paintings, oil paintings and sculptures, are exhibited to demonstrate the spirit of Chinese culture, the uniqueness of Asian civilization and the coexisting cultural origins among Asian countries.

The exhibition will be followed by a seminar on Asian arts, where experts and scholars will explore the history of the development of arts in Asia countries and share their visions for exchanges of culture and arts among different countries.

The exhibition will last until May 26.