Oil Painting Expo to Attract Visitors to Guangzhou’s Canton Fair
The second China Oil Painting Expo opened at the Dafen Oil Painting Village that attracted overseas buyers and visitors will become part of the Canton Fair in Guangzhou. Special buses will be set aside to bring overseas buyers to and from the Canton fair in Guangzhou to the oil painting expo in Longgang district.
The expo hopes to attract and promote the oil painting trade to the international market, the expo will be the largest of its kind in China and will feature a range of exhibitions, lectures and forums. Oil painting auctions and painting competitions for young artists will also be held at the fair.
Well known Chinese art galleries and artists will be given their own booths, 180 booths for paint trade companies from China will also have their own booths and will be selling high quality paintings at reasonable prices.
This year’s theme is all about upgrading and transforming China’s cultural industry and is expected to rake in 700 million yuan in revenues.