On April 26, a vast exhibition of contemporary Belarusian painting “Cultural Landscapes of Belarus” started its work in the Guangzhou Art Museum.
It presents about 80 paintings of nine modern Belarusian artists, made in different styles and techniques. The basis of the exhibition is the collection of the famous Belarusian businessman and philanthropist Oleg Khusaenov. The largest private collection of Belarusian contemporary art is on display in China for the first time. Previously, works from the collection were exhibited at the National Art Museum of Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Poland and France.
Artists participating in the project represent the mature contemporary art of Belarus. Various styles of painting are presented: conceptual art (R.Vashkevich, Z.Kapustnikova), pop art (S. Grinevich), historical academism (V.Alshevsky), naive art (S.Kaval), primitivism (V.Stalmahov), abstract art (V. Shilko), hyperrealism (A. Domanov), graphic minimalism (I. Kosobuko).
The exhibition is organized with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the People’s Republic of China, the Guangzhou Art Museum, the investment company Zubr Capital, and the XO Gallery private collection. It will last til May 20, 2018.