Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'

July 12, 2018
Editor: Xie Wen
Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'
Visitors delighted by a sea of origami roses at Chinese artist's Liu Tong's new exhibition in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, June 9, 2018. [Asianewsphoto]

 

The Little Prince by French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has touched millions of hearts around the world since it was first published in 1943. A new exhibition at the Eslite Bookstore in the Eastern Chinese city of Suzhou, Jiangsu province, is bringing alive scenes in the fantasy novella via origami art.

Chinese artist Liu Tong's latest solo exhibition, Reviving the Inner Child, features origami artworks inspired by the fairytale book, ushering visitors into a colorful world full of imagination. A room decorated with 6,700 origami roses is one highlight of the show.

 

Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'
An art installation inspired by the iconic rose in the book, The Little Prince. [Asianewsphoto]
Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'
A visitor takes a photo with an art installation at the exhibition Reviving the Inner Child in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, June 9, 2018. [Asianewsphoto]
Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'
A visitor takes a photo with an art installation at the exhibition Reviving the Inner Child in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, June 9, 2018. [Asianewsphoto]
Suzhou Exhibition Brings Alive Scenes in 'The Little Prince'
A visitor looks at the setting sun on screen at the exhibition Reviving the Inner Child in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, June 9, 2018. [Asianewsphoto]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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