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How a veteran artist innovates with Chinese ink painting

CGTN| Updated: August 4, 2022 L M S

A large-scale work, "Scenery of the West Lake," served as the background for the world leaders' group photo at the G20 summit in China's Hangzhou in 2016. Measuring five by two meters, it helped people around the world appreciate the beauty of modern Chinese ink painting. The creator of the artwork is renowned Chinese artist Chen Jialing.

For decades, Chen Jialing has been busy innovating with his brushstrokes. As more people around the world recognize Chinese painting and appreciate traditional Chinese art, Chen hopes to further showcase Oriental aesthetics on the international stage with his works. The 85-year-old celebrated painter says he would never stop creating, even in his senior years.

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