French art show in China suspended in Ukraine war backlash for Beijing’s stance on the conflict

//French art show in China suspended in Ukraine war backlash for Beijing’s stance on the conflict

French art show in China suspended in Ukraine war backlash for Beijing’s stance on the conflict

China has suffered a cultural backlash for its refusal to join in condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.A local administration in France has scrapped a loan of artworks by Henri Matisse for a major exhibition this month.On Thursday its organiser officially suspended the exhibition of Matisse paintings, drawings and lithographs that was to have opened on March 26 in Beijing, before moving to Shanghai.The organiser, the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, said it was “actively…

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