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Chinese glass art exhibition held in Brussels

Xinhua, October 28, 2016 Adjust font size:

An exhibition of contemporary Chinese glass art under the name of "A Chinese Liuli Flower" was held in Brussels on Thursday.

On display were 12 glass works made through the technique "Pate de verre", a kiln casting method to make glass. These "dream-liked" glass reflects inconstant character of life which is common in Chinese philosophy, according to an introduction to the works.

"Liuli flower could perfectly express the Chinese concept of 'flower and Buddhism'," Loretta H. Yang, creator of these glass art said.

The exhibition also showed a glass work of flower-de-luce.

A 83-year-old visitor named Susan said it was her first time to see the Chinese glass art, which is "fabulous and enlightening."

Loretta H. Yang was a household name in Taiwan in the 1970s as a result of her renowned acting career and won the Golden Horse Awards for best actress.

She, together with partner Chang Yi, devoted nearly three decades to the Chinese contemporary glass art. Their works have been collected in many renowned museums including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Palace Museum in Beijing. Endit