On November 20th, hosted by the National Metallurgy Literature and Art Association and Metallurgy Painting Association, the First National Metallurgy Print Works Exhibition in 2016 was held at the CFMCC Print Research Institute. The Exhibition demonstrated over 60 works of woodcut, silk screen and copperplate etching from CFMCC, Baosteel, Wuhan Iron and Steel, Ma Steel, Xinyu Steel, Shanghai Baoye and so on. The works have abundant themes, various forms and different styles. Their authors are both elderly and promising young persons. The exhibition is worthy of being called a 'grand review' of print works in the national metallurgy industry.
China Metallurgy Literature Association Deputy Chairman and China Metallurgy Newspaper Office Party Committee Secretary Chen Hongfei pointed out that 'CFMCC Print' is the only employee print creation group which depends on the enterprise, insisting on manifesting the industrial life they are familiar with through prints for a long time. Its artistic achievements have a significant historical status, as Yan'an is a precious treasure in China's national spiritual treasury, which is the revolutionary shrine. CFMCC Chairman and Party Committee Secretary Song Zhanjiang pointed out that the metallurgy industry is the important backbone of our country's economic construction. Over more than 60 years, metallurgical workers have made outstanding contributions towards building the world's great steel power, and the print group taking the enterprises of CFMCC, Wuhan Iron and Steel, Ma Steel and Xinyu Iron & Steel and so on as its subjects has left a vivid brushstroke in the development history of our country's industrial printing. A large batch of artists and painters has emerged, creating numerous excellent works with extremely strong artistry and influence that will be handed on from age to age, and shaping the unique artistic printing style and language of the metallurgy industry.
The painting exhibition and artistic exchange seminar were attended by China Metallurgy Literature Association Deputy Chairman and China Metallurgy Painting Association Honorary Chairman Chen Guimin, MCC Party Committee Deputy Secretary, MCC Party Committee Publicity Department Director and China Metallurgy Literature Association Deputy Secretary General Qi Dongping, Wuhan Industrial Labor Union Chairman Zhou Guohua, China Metallurgy Literature Association Deputy Chairman and China Metallurgy Painting Association Chairman Shen Youfu, such famous painting and calligraphy masters as Kong Qi, Mao Zongze, Fu Shuqing, Yin Shishun, Yi Xiangqian, Li Jinhe and Qu Zhongmou, national, provincial and municipal media workers from the China News Service, Worker's Daily and so on.