The Ni Dongfang Art Museum is located in the Huating District of Shiguo Jingdu, Hecheng Town, Qingtian County. It covers an area of over 4,000 square meters and is divided into four exhibition halls, a conference hall and a leisure hall.
The first exhibition hall is the "Shi Hai Hou Shen" hall. From a historical perspective, Qingtian Stone has been carefully examined. At present, we find that the earliest evidence of humans using Qingtian Stone can be traced back to the Neolithic period.
The second exhibition hall is called "Oriental Treasures" Hall, which displays Master Ni Dongfang's classic works, from which we can appreciate Master Ni to seek simplicity, create new ideas, and intend to interact with the Stone Soul and Qiao Soul. God's wonderful skill from books.
The third exhibition hall is called the "Qingying Gathering" Hall, which focuses on the Qingtian stone carvings, emphasizing Qingtian's "Hometown of Celebrities", "Hometown of Stone Carvings" and "Hometown of Overseas Chinese". Introduced the anecdotes of historical celebrities related to Qingtian, showcased the fine stone carvings of nine national masters and some other masters in Qingtian, and also showed the sentiments and stories of the overseas Chinese in Qingtian. Qingtian stone is not only capable of making Qingtian stone carvings, but also widely favored by literati engravers for carving seals.
Therefore, we specially opened a fourth exhibition hall, called the "India Pickup" hall, which is divided into two floors. The second floor comprehensively shows the origin, type and evolution of the seal, and finally it comes down to the literati carving art, so you feel The art of seal art has a long history and the rich and rich cultural connotation of seal art; the first layer displays more than a hundred seals collected by Ni Lao's life and the fine prints in the museum. Zhiyin.
The magnificent conference hall is the ideal place to receive guests and hold academic exchanges. Yayi Qingzhi Lounge can have tea and wine, talk about it, and make friends. In addition, on many walls of the museum, you can admire many celebrities and calligraphy, which fully shows that Qingtian stone carving is a living part of Chinese culture and art.
Famous Qingtian stone carving artist-Ni Dongfang
Senior arts and crafts artist, Chinese arts and crafts master, representative inheritor of national intangible cultural heritage project
Ni Dongfang was born in October 1928 in a stone carving artist's house in Qingtian, Zhejiang Province. He started to practice art at the age of 10. He has been cultivating more than 60 years in the Shihai Art Garden. Borrowing the inherent color of the stone, he created a cool and artistic expression.
"Autumn", "Autumn Cream of Autumn Chrysanthemum", "Yangmei", "Charming Carving", "Yezhen", "Salvation", "Rushing", "Long Melon and Lentil", etc., of which "Autumn" won China The second prize of the excellent creation design of the second Hundred Flowers Award for Arts and Crafts; the first prize of the excellent creation design of the sixth Hundred Flowers Award of the Chinese Arts and Crafts by "Autumn of Autumn Chrysanthemum"; 》 Selected as the Qingtian stone stamp pattern by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. The works "Quiet Color Printing" and "Yangmei" were collected by China Art Museum. The masterpieces "Millet" and "Melon Cooked Fragrance" participated in the National Arts and Crafts Exhibition and were rated as treasures. Deng Xiaoping, the leader of the party and the country, praised his "good use of color".
The picture of Qingtian stone sculpture "Hua Hao Yue Yuan" created by Ni Dongfang was selected into the postage stamp by the State Post and Telecommunications Department.