Liu Zhengde s sculptures tell fable stories
The "Fables the Sculpture Art of Liu Zhengde" exhibition is currentlyon displayat the Hubei Museum of Art.
Liu is a famous sculptor in China. Over the past 50 years, he has been devoted to creating a series of sculptures based on Chinese fables. His work on the fable "The Blind Men and the Elephant" was ranked one of the ten most famous contemporary sculptures in 1972.
More than 30 works are on displayat this exhibition. As well as his sculptures about Chu and Han culture, two special sculptures are displayed: one about the construction of the Gezhou Dam which is placed in the Gezhouba Memorial Square; the other about the return of the yellow cranes which is built in front of the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan. The exhibition, combining sculptures with documents, will last until August 12.
Liu's sculpture "The Blind Men and the Elephant"