The Silk Road

CHINESE PRESIDENT XI PING ON SILK ROAD MISSION TO ITALY, MONACO AND FRANCE from 22 to 26 March 2019

When the Government of China was looking in 2015 for a symbol of its Official Pavilion at EXPO2015 in Milano, they did not turn to a Chinese artist, but to a European artist who has his sculpture studio in Pietrasanta and Carrara in Tuscany.

The reason for this choice was the extraordinary popularity of the sculptor Anna Chromy in China, who is considered in this country as a Cultural Ambassador between Europe and China (Phoenix News).

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Anna Chromy used as theme for her Silk Road Sculpture two bionic towers symbolizing the new city developments along the ancient road. The towers end in two stylized hands holding the world between them, as symbols for the Eastern and Western ends of the Road, connecting the two most advanced civilizations of that time. The towers are engraved with ornaments showing the caravans of the ancient trade road, which brought the silk and other goods from China to Europe. On top of the Globe flies the Angel of Peace, as a tribute to the City of Xi’an (“Eternal Peace”), the starting point of the Ancient Silk Road.

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Anna Chromy is represented in China by Phoenix Television, with 550 million viewers the global no.1. She is Honorary Fellow of the National Sculpture Academy of China, a Member of the Chinese City Sculpture Committee, the first Western artist to have a solo exhibition in the National Museum of China in Beijing, and to have a permanent work in the Entrance Hall of this prestigious Museum. She has also numerous other works in public locations around China (www.annachromy.com/public-sculptures).

A SILK ROAD IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF PHOENIX MEDIA CENTER IN BEIJING

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On November 28, 2017, the Founder and Chairman of Phoenix Satellite TV, Mr. Liu Changle, welcomed the Silk Road sculpture of Anna Chromy into the Permanent Collection of the Phoenix Media Center in Beijing. After the ceremony the CEO of Phoenix TV Art and Culture invited Anna Chromy and Wolfgang Stein for a visit to the private parts of the Forbidden City normally reserved for State guest only.

The Silk Road goes on

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